Elbasan County

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Elbasan County
Qarku Elbasan
County
Mount Tomorr in Central Albania as seen from the North
Mount Tomorr in Central Albania as seen from the North
Coat of arms of Elbasan County
Coat of arms
Location of Elbasan County within Albania.
Location of Elbasan County within Albania.
Country  Albania
Municipalities 7
Villages 385
Established 2000
County Seat Elbasan
Area
 • Total 3,199 km2 (1,235 sq mi)
Population (2011 census)
 • Total 295,827
 • Density 92/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code AL-03
Website www.qarkuelbasan.gov.al

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.[1] 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.[2] 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.

Demographics[edit]

According to the last national census from 2011 this county has 295,827 inhabitants. Ethnic groups in the county include:[1]

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