Sukth

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Sukth
Administrative Unit
Sukth is located in Albania
Sukth
Sukth
Coordinates: 41°23′N 19°32′E / 41.383°N 19.533°E / 41.383; 19.533Coordinates: 41°23′N 19°32′E / 41.383°N 19.533°E / 41.383; 19.533
Country Albania Albania
County Durrës
Municipality Durrës
Government
 • Administrator Ina Xhakoni
Area
 • Total 57 km2 (22 sq mi)
Elevation 12 m (39 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Administrative Unit 15,966
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal Code 2010
Area Code (0)573

Sukth is a village and a former municipality in the Durrës County, western Albania. At the 2015 local government reform it became a subdivision of the municipality Durrës.[1] The population at the 2011 census was 15,966.[2]

The village is divided by the Erzen river is into two districts, namely in Sukth i Ri and Sukth i vjeter. Sukth is located about three kilometers north of the historic market town of Shijak. The Adriatic Sea is only seven kilometers away.

Sukth municipality consisted of Sukth, Hamallaj, Kulla, Perlat, Vadardha and Rrushkull villages. The last mayor was Sherif Fortuzi.

Sport[edit]

FK Sukthi

References[edit]

  1. ^ Law nr. 115/2014
  2. ^ 2011 census results