Gjirokastër County

county of Albania
Stema e Qarkut Gjirokastër.svg

Gjirokastër County is one of the 12 counties of Albania. It has the districts Gjirokastër, Përmet, and Tepelenë. The capital is Gjirokastër. There are some Greek people who live here.[1][2] To the southeast, Gjirokastër shares a border with Greece.


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

Coordinates: 40°10′N 20°10′E / 40.167°N 20.167°E / 40.167; 20.167