Berat

town located in south-central Albania

Berat is a town in south-central Albania. It is the capital of both the District of Berat and the larger County of Berat. About 71,000 people live here.[1] Berat is on the right bank of the river Osum.

Berat
View of Berat from city's fortress
View of Berat from city's fortress
Coat of arms of Berat
Coat of arms
Motto(s): 
Qyteti i një mijë e një dritareve (City of one thousand and one windows)
Country Albania
CountyBerat County
DistrictBerat District
Founded4th Century BC
Government
 • MayorFadil Nasufi (PS)
Area
 • Total6.3 km2 (2.4 sq mi)
Elevation
58 m (190 ft)
Population
 (2009)[1]
 • Total125,830
 • Density103.17/km2 (267.2/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (Central European Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
5001-5006
Area code(s)032
Websitebashkia-berat.net

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Instat of Albania (2009). "Population by towns" (in Albanian). Institute of Statistics of Albania. Retrieved 19 August 2010.