Elbasan County

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Elbasan County
Qarku Elbasan
View of Krraba Pass
View of Krraba Pass
Official seal of Elbasan County
Location of Elbasan County within Albania.
Location of Elbasan County within Albania.
Country  Albania
Municipalities 7
Villages 385
Established 2000
County Seat Elbasan
 • Council Chairman Bukurosh Stafa
 • Total 3,199 km2 (1,235 sq mi)
Population (2016)
 • Total 298,913[1]
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
NUTS Code AL021
Website Official Website

Elbasan County (Albanian: Qarku i Elbasanit) is one of the 12 counties of Albania. The population at the 2011 census was 295,827, in an area of 3199 km².[2] Its capital is the city Elbasan.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Until 2000, Elbasan County was subdivided into four districts: Elbasan, Gramsh, Librazhd, and Peqin. Since the 2015 local government reform, the county consists of the following 7 municipalities: Belsh, Cërrik, Elbasan, Gramsh, Librazhd, Peqin and Prrenjas.[3] Before 2015, it consisted of the following 50 municipalities:

The municipalities consist of about 385 towns and villages in total. See Villages of Elbasan County for a structured list.


According to the last national census from 2011 this county has 295,827 inhabitants. Ethnic groups in the county include:[2]


  1. ^ "Popullsia e Shqipërisë" (PDF). instat.gov.al (in Albanian). 19 February 2016. 
  2. ^ a b 2011 census results
  3. ^ Law nr. 115/2014[permanent dead link]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 41°0′N 20°10′E / 41.000°N 20.167°E / 41.000; 20.167