Vlorë District

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Vlorë District
District
Map showing Vlorë District within Albania
Map showing Vlorë District within Albania
Country  Albania
Capital Vlorë

Vlorë District (Albanian: Rrethi i Vlorës) was one of the thirty-six districts of Albania (which were dissolved in 2000) that is now part of Vlorë County. It had a population of 151,314[2] (2010 estimate), and a land area of 1,609 km². It is in the south-west of the country, and its capital was Vlorë. Its population included a Greek minority.[3][4]

Administrative divisions[edit]

The district consisted of the following municipalities:

Note: - urban municipalities in bold

Other places in this district included Dhërmi, Ujë i Ftohtë, Palasë, Nartë and Kocul.

Vlorë is the closest point of the Albanian coast to the Italian Peninsula. The district well known for its coastline (see photo linked below).

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. 
  3. ^ http://mondediplo.com/maps/albanianmdv1999 The Albanians, a scattered people by Philippe Rekacewicz, Le Monde diplomatique, January 1999
  4. ^ "Country Studies US: Greeks and Other Minorities". Retrieved September 6, 2006. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°21′N 19°37′E / 40.350°N 19.617°E / 40.350; 19.617