Patos, Albania

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Patos
Municipality
Patos (Albania).jpg
Patos is located in Albania
Patos
Patos
Coordinates: 40°41′N 19°37′E / 40.683°N 19.617°E / 40.683; 19.617Coordinates: 40°41′N 19°37′E / 40.683°N 19.617°E / 40.683; 19.617
Country  Albania
County Fier
Government
 • Mayor Rajmonda Balilaj
Area
 • Municipality 82.55 km2 (31.87 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Municipality 22,959
 • Municipality density 280/km2 (720/sq mi)
 • Municipal unit 15,397
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 9307
Area code 0381
Vehicle registration FR
Website www.bashkiapatos.gov.al

Patos is a town and a municipality in the County of Fier, Albania. The municipality was formed at the 2015 local government reform by the merger of the former municipalities Patos, Ruzhdie and Zharrëz, that became municipal units. The seat of the municipality is the town Patos.[1] The total population is 22,959 (2011 census), in a total area of 82.55 km2.[2] The population of the former municipality at the 2011 census was 15,397.[3] It is the center of the oil industry in Albania, and is 7 kilometers southeast from the city of Fier.

The city's football team is Klubi Sportiv Albpetrol.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Law nr. 115/2014
  2. ^ Interactive map administrative territorial reform
  3. ^ 2011 census results