Tirana District

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Tirana District
Rrethi Tiranë
District
Map showing Tirana District within Albania
Map showing Tirana District within Albania
Country  Albania
County Tirana County
Capital Tirana
Area
 • Total 1,238 km2 (478 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 888,949
 • Density 720/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Population development in Tirana region from 1990 to 2005

The District of Tirana (Albanian: Rrethi i Tiranës) is one of the 36 districts of Albania and the county seat of Tirana County. The district has a total surface area of 1,238 km2 (478 sq mi) and a population (est.2013) of 888,949 inhabitants.

Administrative Divisions[edit]

Municipalities (3)
Localities (154; *167 unofficial)

Tirana District Region[edit]

Under a special constitutional dispensation, the Regional Council of Tirana has been formed as a local governing body. The council is in the heart of Tirana, which is called the Tirana District Region and covers an area of 33 km2. It is delimited by the Durres District, Dibër District, Fier District, Elbasan District and the Adriatic Sea. This region with Mediterranean climate (mild winter and hot summer) has amazing beaches on the Adriatic coast in the vicinity of Kavaja and is also famous for its Mediterranean flora and fauna. The district's population of 888,949 is 75% urban and 25% rural.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Regional Council of Tirana". Tirana County. Retrieved 2010-10-26. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 41°18′N 19°53′E / 41.300°N 19.883°E / 41.300; 19.883