Shkodër County

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Shkodër County
Qarku i Shkodrës
County
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Location of Shkodër County within Albania.
Location of Shkodër County within Albania.
Country  Albania
Number of Districts 3
Capital Shkodër
Government
 • Prefekt Maxhid Cungu (PD)
Area
 • Total 3,562 km2 (1,375 sq mi)
Population (2011 census)
 • Total 215,347
 • Density 60/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code AL-10
Website www.qarkushkoder.gov.al

Shkodër County (Albanian: Qarku i Shkodrës) is one of the 12 counties of Albania. The capital of the county of Shkodër is the city of Shkodër.

Geography[edit]

In its southwest, Shkodër County has a small shoreline on the Adriatic Sea, and its northern border is the national boundary with Montenegro. Domestically, it borders the following counties:

Administrative divisions[edit]

District Capital District
Population (2010)[1]
Area (km²) Municipalities
Malësi e Madhe District Koplik 36,091 555 Gruemirë, Kastrat, Kelmend, Koplik, Qendër, Shkrel
Pukë District Pukë 24,323 1,034 Blerim, Iballe, Fierzë, Fushë-Arrëz, Gjegjan, Pukë, Qafë-Mali, Qelëz, Qerret, Rrapë
Shkodër District Shkodër 185,646 1,973 Ana e Malit, Bërdicë, Bushat, Dajç, Gur i Zi, Hajmel, Postribë, Pult, Rrethinat, Shalë, Shkodër, Shllak, Shosh, Temal, Vau-Dejës, Velipojë, Vig-Mnelë

Demographics[edit]

According to the last national census from 2011 this county has 215,347 inhabitants.[2]

Ethnic groups in the county include:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Shkodër County at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 42°10′N 19°45′E / 42.167°N 19.750°E / 42.167; 19.750