Tirana County

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Tirana County
Qarku Tiranë
Seal of the County Council
Seal of the County Council
Coordinates: 41°15′N 19°45′E / 41.250°N 19.750°E / 41.250; 19.750
Country  Albania
Communes 29
Villages 248
Established 2000
County Seat Tirana
 • Prefect Sadi Vorpsi (SP)
 • Total 1,652 km2 (638 sq mi)
Elevation 156 m (512 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 749,365
 • Density 450/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code AL-11
Website www.prefektitirane.gov.al

The County of Tirana (Albanian: Qarku i Tiranës) is one of the 12 Counties of Albania. The population at the 2011 census was 749,365, in an area of 1652 km².[1] Its capital is the city Tirana.

Tirana County on Albania's Map

Administrative divisions[edit]

Until 2000, Tiranë County was subdivided into two districts: Kavajë, and Tiranë. As of 2014, it consisted of the following 29 communes:

The following villages are situated in the county:

Map of Tirana County as defined by the Territorial-Administrative Reform of 2014


Tirana Mountains seen from Petrela, rural Tirana

According to the last national census from 2011 this county has 749,365 inhabitants. Ethnic groups in the county include:[1]


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