Elbasan

city in Albania

Elbasan is a city in central Albania. It is on the Shkumbin River in the District of Elbasan and the County of Elbasan. It is one of the largest cities in Albania. There are about 79,810 people.[2]

Elbasan
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Official seal of Elbasan
Seal
CountryAlbania
CountyElbasan County
DistrictElbasan District
Founded15th century
Government
 • MayorQazim Sejdini (SP)[1]
Area
 • City1,290 km2 (500 sq mi)
Elevation
150 m (490 ft)
Population
 (2011)[2]
 • City79,810
 • Metro
296,082
Time zoneUTC+1 (Central European Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
3001-3006
Area code(s)054
Websitewww.elbasani.gov.al

ReferencesEdit

  1. "20/02/2007 Të nderuar miq!". 2007-02-20.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Population and Housing Census in Albania" (PDF). Institute of Statistics of Albania. 2011.