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Administrative Unit
Aranitas is located in Albania
Coordinates: 40°36′N 19°48′E / 40.600°N 19.800°E / 40.600; 19.800Coordinates: 40°36′N 19°48′E / 40.600°N 19.800°E / 40.600; 19.800
Country Albania Albania
County Fier
Municipality Mallakastër
Population (2011)
 • Administrative Unit 2,714
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Vehicle registration AA

Aranitas is a village and a former municipality in the Fier County, southwestern Albania. At the 2015 local government reform it became a subdivision of the municipality Mallakastër.[1] The population at the 2011 census was 2,714.[2] The name is derived from the Arianiti family, an albanian noble family in the late Middle Ages.

Notable people[edit]

He studied in the Monastir Military High School, attended also by Mustafa Kemal Atatürk.

  • Ali Shametaj,one of the best singer in albanian folk music.


  1. ^ Law nr. 115/2014[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ 2011 census results