Gjirokastër District

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Gjirokastër District
Rrethi i Gjirokastrës
District
Map showing the district within Albania
Map showing the district within Albania
Country  Albania
County Gjirokastër County
Capital Gjirokastër
Area
 • Total 1,137 km2 (439 sq mi)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 56,720
 • Density 50/km2 (130/sq mi)

Gjirokastër District (Albanian: Rrethi i Gjirokastrës) was one of the thirty-six districts of Albania (which were dissolved in 2000) that is now part of Gjirokastër County. It had a population of 56,720[2] (2010 estimate) containing a large Greek minority,[3][4] and an area of 1,137 km². It is in the south of the country, and its capital was Gjirokastër.

Administrative divisions[edit]

The district consisted of the following municipalities:

Note: - urban municipalities in bold

Villages of Gjirokastër[edit]

1 - not to be confused with Kolonjë District
2 - not to be confused with Poliçan of Skrapar District

References[edit]

  1. ^ "POPULLSIA SIPAS PREFEKTURAVE, 2001–2010". Albanian Institute of Statistics. Archived from the original on 2011-07-24. Retrieved 2010-09-09. 
  2. ^ "POPULLSIA SIPAS RRETHEVE, 2001-2010". Albanian Institute of Statistics. Archived from the original on 2011-07-24. Retrieved 2010-09-09. 
  3. ^ The Albanians, a scattered people, by Philippe Rekacewicz, Le Monde diplomatique, January 1999
  4. ^ "Country Studies US: Greeks and Other Minorities". Retrieved September 6, 2006. 

Coordinates: 40°4′N 20°12′E / 40.067°N 20.200°E / 40.067; 20.200