Delvinë District

Delvinë District (Albanian: Rrethi i Delvinës) was one of the 36 districts of Albania, which were dissolved in July 2000 and replaced by 12 counties. It had a population of 10,859 in 2001, and an area of 367 km2 (142 sq mi).[1] Its population included a substantial Greek community.[2][3] The district is in the south of the country, and its capital was the town of Delvinë. Its territory is now part of Vlorë County: the municipalities of Delvinë and Finiq (partly).

Delvinë District

Rrethi i Delvinës
Delvinë District.svg
Coordinates: 39°58′N 20°4′E / 39.967°N 20.067°E / 39.967; 20.067Coordinates: 39°58′N 20°4′E / 39.967°N 20.067°E / 39.967; 20.067
Country Albania
 • Total367 km2 (142 sq mi)
 • Total10,859
 • Density30/km2 (77/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Administrative divisionsEdit

The district consisted of the following municipalities:[4]

Note: - urban municipalities in bold


  1. ^ Districts of Albania,
  2. ^ The Albanians, a scattered people by Philippe Rekacewicz, Le Monde diplomatique, January 1999
  3. ^ "Country Studies US: Greeks and Other Minorities". Retrieved September 6, 2006. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Portraits of poverty and inequality in Albania" (PDF). World Bank Group. 2016. pp. 33–40.

Further readingEdit

  • Kallivretakis, Leonidas (1995). "Η ελληνική κοινότητα της Αλβανίας υπό το πρίσμα της ιστορικής γεωγραφίας και δημογραφίας [The Greek Community of Albania in terms of historical geography and demography]". In Veremis, Thanos (ed.). Ο Ελληνισμός της Αλβανίας [The Greeks of Albania]. University of Athens. pp. 25–58. ISBN 9600800545.