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Administrative Unit
Gjinar is located in Albania
Coordinates: 41°2′N 20°11′E / 41.033°N 20.183°E / 41.033; 20.183Coordinates: 41°2′N 20°11′E / 41.033°N 20.183°E / 41.033; 20.183
Country Albania Albania
County Elbasan
Municipality Elbasan
Population (2011)
 • Administrative Unit 3,478
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Vehicle registration EL

Gjinar is a village and a former municipality in the Elbasan County, central Albania. At the 2015 local government reform it became a subdivision of the municipality Elbasan.[1] The population at the 2011 census was 3,478.[2] The municipal unit consists of the villages Lleshan, Gjinar, Valesh, Pashtresh, Derstile, Llukan, Sterstan, Xibresh, Maskarth, Kaferr and Pobrat.[3] It is part of the Shpati mountainous area, and a touristic destination. It is near a massive pine forest. It is known for weekly bazaar days.[4]


  1. ^ Law nr. 115/2014[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ 2011 census results
  3. ^ Population data on Elbasan County website
  4. ^ balkaninsight.com