Kashar

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Kashar
Administrative Unit
Kashar is located in Albania
Kashar
Kashar
Coordinates: 41°21′N 19°43′E / 41.350°N 19.717°E / 41.350; 19.717Coordinates: 41°21′N 19°43′E / 41.350°N 19.717°E / 41.350; 19.717
Country Albania Albania
County Tirana
Municipality Tirana
Government
 • Administrator Erin Çatri
Population (2011)
 • Administrative Unit 43,353
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal Code 1051
Area Code (0)48

Kashar is a village and a former municipality in the Tirana County, central Albania. At the 2015 local government reform it became a subdivision of the municipality Tirana.[1] The population at the 2011 census was 43,353.[2]

History[edit]

The village was first attested in 1456 as the battlefield of a battle between the League of Lezhë and the Ottoman Empire.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Kashar consists of ten communities with a total population of c. 21,000 inhabitants.[4]

International relations[edit]

Kashar is twinned with:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Law nr. 115/2014[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ 2011 census results
  3. ^ "History of Kashar" (in Albanian). Official website of Kashar. Retrieved 9 December 2010. 
  4. ^ "Demographics of Kashar". Retrieved 9 December 2010. 
  5. ^ MIRATIMIN E MARVESHJES SE BINJAKEZIMIT NDERMJET KOMUNES KASHAR DHE BASHKISE SINDOS SELANIK GREQI, Komuna Kashar (in Albanian)
  1. ^ Each of the 11 divisions is an administrative unit