Belsh

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Belsh
Municipality
Official seal of Belsh
Seal
Belsh is located in Albania
Belsh
Belsh
Coordinates: 40°59′N 19°53′E / 40.983°N 19.883°E / 40.983; 19.883Coordinates: 40°59′N 19°53′E / 40.983°N 19.883°E / 40.983; 19.883
Country  Albania
County Elbasan
Government
 • Mayor Arif Tafani (SP)
Area
 • Municipality 196.44 km2 (75.85 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Municipality 19,503
 • Municipality density 99/km2 (260/sq mi)
 • Administrative Unit 8,781
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal Code 3008
Area Code (0)582
Vehicle registration AL
Website Official Website

Belsh (definite Albanian form: Belshi) is a municipality in Elbasan County, central Albania.[1] The municipality was formed at the 2015 local government reform by the merger of the former municipalities Belsh, Fierzë, Grekan, Kajan and Rrasë which became municipal units. The seat of the municipality is the town Belsh.[2] It has a population of 19,503 (2011 census) and a total surface area of 196.44 km2.[3] The population of the former municipality at the 2011 census was 8,781.[4]

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