Regions of Albania

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Besides the Administrative divisions of Albania which are a hierarchy of Counties of Albania, Districts of Albania and Municipalities of Albania, here are a selection of sources for different regions of Albania.

Divisions[edit]

There are two major ethnographical regions of Albania, at each side of the Shkumbin river - North Albania or Ghegeria in the north (Gheg Albanians) and Toskeria in the south (Tosk Albanians).

  • Coastal Albania
  • Northeast Albanian
  • Southeast Albanian

Tripwolf[edit]

Tripwolf's[importance?] set of regions are:[1]

  • Albanian Riviera
    • Subregion Saranda
  • Northeast Albania
    • Tropoja
  • Central Coast Albania
  • Albanian Alps
  • Southern Albania
    • Himara

Albanian Wikipedia[edit]

The Albanian Wikipedia lists the following regions

The main article sq:Gjeografia e Shqipërisë mentions the following logical divisions.

  • Alpet shqiptare (Albanian Alps)
  • Krahina malore qendrorere, (The hill country in the center)
  • Ultesira bregdetare (Coastal lowlands)

Coastal Albania[edit]

Cities[edit]

  1. Fier
  2. Lezhe
  3. Sarandë
  4. Shengjin
  5. Shkodra
  6. Vlorë

Mountains[edit]

  1. Çika

Central Albania[edit]

Shqipëri e Mesme.

Cities[edit]

  1. Elbasan
  2. Tirana The capitol
  3. Durrës (is also coastal)
  4. Kavaja

Northeast Albania[edit]

Shqipëri Verilindore

Cities[edit]

  1. Bajram Curri
  2. Kruje
  3. Kukës
  4. Peshkopi
  5. Pukë

Mountains[edit]

  1. Dajt
  2. Gjallica
  3. Maja Jezercë
  4. Korab
  5. Maja e Malësores
  6. Maja e Moravës

Southeast Albania[edit]

Cities[edit]

  1. Berat
  2. Gjirokastër
  3. Korce
  4. Librazhd
  5. Kuçovë
  6. Permet
  7. Pogradec
  8. Tepelena

Mountains[edit]

  1. Gramos
  2. Mali i Thatë
  3. Nemerçkë
  4. Ostrovicë
  5. Tomorr

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Albania region – best regions in Albania – tripwolf". Tripwolf.com. Retrieved 2013-04-22.