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. Berat is on the right bank of the river Osum.
View of Berat from city's fortress
Qyteti i një mijë e një dritareve (City of one thousand and one windows)
|Founded||4th Century BC|
|• Mayor||Fadil Nasufi (PS)|
|• Total||6.3 km2 (2.4 sq mi)|
|Elevation||58 m (190 ft)|
|• Density||103.17/km2 (267.2/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (Central European Time)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
- Instat of Albania (2009). "Population by towns" (in Albanian). Institute of Statistics of Albania. Retrieved 19 August 2010.