Belsh

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Belsh
Official logo of Belsh
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Belsh is located in Albania
Belsh
Belsh
Coordinates: 40°59′N 19°53′E / 40.983°N 19.883°E / 40.983; 19.883
Country Albania
CountyStema e Qarkut Elbasan.svg Elbasan
Government
 • MayorArif Tafani (PS)
Area
 • Municipality196.44 km2 (75.85 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Municipality
19,503
 • Municipality density99/km2 (260/sq mi)
 • Municipal unit
8,781
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal Code
3008
Area Code(0)582
Vehicle registrationAL
WebsiteOfficial 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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Albanian government budget legislation[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Law nr. 115/2014" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-24. Retrieved 2015-06-03.
  3. ^ "Interactive map administrative territorial reform". Archived from the original on 2017-01-12. Retrieved 2015-06-03.
  4. ^ "2011 census results" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-24. Retrieved 2015-01-13.