Fier from the air
Location of Fier County within Albania.
|• Council Chairman||Vangjel Ndreka|
|• Total||1,890 km2 (730 sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
Fier County is a county in southwest of Albania. The Fier County borders on the Tirana County in the north, Elbasan County in the northeast, Berat County in the east, Gjirokastër County in the southeast, Vlorë County in the south and the Adriatic Sea in the west.
Until 2000, Fier County was subdivided into three districts: Fier, Lushnjë, and Mallakastër. Since the 2015 local government reform, the county consists of the following 6 municipalities: Divjakë, Fier, Lushnjë, Mallakastër, Patos and Roskovec. Before 2015, it consisted of the following 42 municipalities:
- Qendër, Fier
- Qendër Dukas
The municipalities consist of about 275 towns and villages in total. See Villages of Fier County for a structured list.
According to the last national census from 2011 this county has 310,331 inhabitants. Ethnic groups in the county include:
- Albanians = 241,163 (77.71%)
- Greeks = 332 (0.11%)
- Macedonians = 18 (0.01%)
- Montenegrins = 5 (0.00%)
- Aromanians = 1,553 (0.50%)
- Romani = 1,640 (0,53%)
- Egyptians = 75 (0,02%)
- others = 171 (0.06%)
- no answer = 65,374 (21.07%)