Bulqizë District

Bulqizë District (Albanian: Rrethi i Bulqizës) was one of the 36 districts of Albania, which were dissolved in July 2000 and replaced by 12 counties. It had a population of 42,985 in 2001, and an area of 718 km2 (277 sq mi).[1] Located in the east of the country, its capital was the town of Bulqizë. The area of the former district is coextensive with the present municipality of Bulqizë, which is part of Dibër County.

Bulqizë District
Rrethi i Bulqizës
Bulqizë District.svg
Coordinates: 41°28′N 20°21′E / 41.467°N 20.350°E / 41.467; 20.350Coordinates: 41°28′N 20°21′E / 41.467°N 20.350°E / 41.467; 20.350
Country Albania
 • Total718 km2 (277 sq mi)
 • Total42,985
 • Density60/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Administrative divisionsEdit

The district consisted of the following municipalities:[2]

Note: - urban municipalities in bold


  1. ^ Districts of Albania, statoids.com
  2. ^ "Portraits of poverty and inequality in Albania" (PDF). World Bank Group. 2016. pp. 33–40.