Mirditë District

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District of Mirditë
District
Map showing Mirditë District within Albania
Map showing Mirditë District within Albania
Country  Albania
County Lezhë County
Capital Rrëshen

Mirditë District (Albanian: Rrethi i Mirditës) was one of the thirty-six districts of Albania (which were dissolved in 2000) that is now part of Lezhë County. It had a population of 26,668[2] (2010 estimate), and an area of 867 km². It is in the north of the country, and its capital was Rrëshen.

During the time of Ottoman rule, Mirdita, along with the surrounding tribal regions, obtained a status of semi-independence from the Ottomans and managed to preserve their Roman Catholic faith.[citation needed]

Administrative divisions[edit]

The district consisted of the following municipalities:

Mirditë Municipality[edit]

Note: - urban municipalities in bold

Mirdita Gallery[edit]

Zogu Bridge 
Fan River Canyon 
Fan Valley in Reps 
Rubik Church on top left along A1 Highway 

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "POPULLSIA SIPAS PREFEKTURAVE, 2001–2010". Albanian Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 2010-09-09. 
  2. ^ "POPULLSIA SIPAS RRETHEVE, 2001-2010". Albanian Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 2010-09-09. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 41°48′N 19°59′E / 41.800°N 19.983°E / 41.800; 19.983