Tirana County

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Tirana County
Qarku Tiranë
Vista de Petrela, Albania, 2014-04-17, DD 12.JPG
Tirana mountains as seen from Petrela
Official seal of Tirana County
Tirana County in Albania.svg
Tirana County on Albania's Map
Coordinates: 41°15′N 19°45′E / 41.250°N 19.750°E / 41.250; 19.750
Country  Albania
Communes 5
Villages 248
Established 2000
County Seat Tirana
 • Council Chairman Aldrin Dalipi
 • Total 1,652 km2 (638 sq mi)
Elevation 156 m (512 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 749,365
 • Density 450/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
NUTS Code AL022
Website Official Website

The County of Tirana (Albanian: Qarku i Tiranës) is one of the 12 Counties of Albania. The population at the 2011 census was 749,365, encompassing an area of 1,652 km².[1] The county seat is the city of Tirana.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Until 2000, Tiranë County was subdivided into two districts: Kavajë, and Tiranë. Since the 2015 local government reform, the county consists of the following 5 municipalities: Kamëz, Kavajë, Rrogozhinë, Tirana and Vorë.[2] Before 2015, it consisted of the following 29 communes:

Map of Tirana County as defined by the Territorial-Administrative Reform of 2014

The municipalities consist of about 250 towns and villages in total. See Villages of Tirana County for a structured list.



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