Elbasan District

Elbasan District (Albanian: Rrethi i Elbasanit) was one of the thirty-six districts of Albania (which were dissolved in 2000). It had a population of 224,974 in 2001, and an area of 1,290 km².[1] It was in the centre of the country, and its capital was Elbasan. Its territory is now part of Elbasan County: the municipalities of Elbasan, Belsh and Cërrik.

Elbasan District

Rrethi i Elbasanit
Elbasan District.svg
Coordinates: 41°3′N 20°4′E / 41.050°N 20.067°E / 41.050; 20.067Coordinates: 41°3′N 20°4′E / 41.050°N 20.067°E / 41.050; 20.067
Country Albania
 • Total1,290 km2 (500 sq mi)
 • Total224,974
 • Density170/km2 (450/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Administrative divisionsEdit

The district consisted of the following municipalities:[2]


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