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Gjirokaster, Albania

Gjirokaster is one of 12 primary administrative regions in Albania.

Facts and figures on Gjirokaster at a glance

Region name: Gjirokaster (Qarku i Gjirokastrës)
Status: Primary administrative region
Country: Albania
Continent: Europe

The regional headquarters of Gjirokaster (Qarku i Gjirokastrës) is located in the regional capital Gjirokaster (Gjirokastër) with a population of 23,437 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Gjirokaster's regional capital Gjirokaster to Albania's capital Tirana (Tirana) is approximately 142 km (88 mi).

Facts and figures about Gjirokaster
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Gjirokaster Qarku i Gjirokastrës-Gjirokaster Gjirokastër23,437 people

Compare with other regions in Albania.

Map of Gjirokaster

Map of Gjirokaster

Information on Gjirokaster

Information on Gjirokaster
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Gjirokaster Qarku i GjirokastrësGjirokaster Gjirokastër10AlbaniaEurope

Time in Gjirokaster

Time in Gjirokaster
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Sat, 16 Oct 2021 - 4:04amIn effect (+1 hour)Sat, 16 Oct 2021 - 3:04amGMT UTC +2.0Europe/Tirane

Geographic coordinates of Gjirokaster

Latitude & Longitude of Gjirokaster
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map40°13'00.0"N (40.2166700°)20°11'60.0"E (20.2000000°)

Subregions in Gjirokaster

There are 10 administrative subregions in Gjirokaster.
Subregions in Gjirokaster
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Bashkia Dropull Bashkia Dropull1.---
Bashkia Gjirokaster Bashkia Gjirokastër2.---
Bashkia Kelcyre Bashkia Kelcyrë3.---
Bashkia Libohove Bashkia Libohovë4.---
Bashkia Memaliaj Bashkia Memaliaj5.---
Bashkia Permet Bashkia Përmet6.---
Bashkia Tepelene Bashkia Tepelenë7.---
Rrethi i Gjirokastres Rrethi i Gjirokastrës8.---
Rrethi i Permetit Rrethi i Përmetit9.-Permet Përmet10,686
Rrethi i Tepelenes Rrethi i Tepelenës10.-Tepelene Tepelenë11,955

External sources of information on Gjirokaster

Gjirokaster on Wikipedia