Dibër District

Dibër District (Albanian: Rrethi i Dibrës) was one of the was one of the 36 districts of Albania, which were dissolved in July 2000 and replaced by 12 counties. It had a population of 86,144 in 2001, and an area of 761 km2 (294 sq mi).[1] It is in the northeast of the country, and its capital was Peshkopi. The area of the former district is coextensive with the present municipality of Dibër, which is part of Dibër County.

Dibër District
Rrethi i Dibrës
Dibër District.svg
Coordinates: 41°43′N 20°21′E / 41.717°N 20.350°E / 41.717; 20.350Coordinates: 41°43′N 20°21′E / 41.717°N 20.350°E / 41.717; 20.350
Country Albania
 • Total761 km2 (294 sq mi)
 • Total86,144
 • Density110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Administrative divisionsEdit

The district consisted of the following municipalities:[2]

Notable peopleEdit


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