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Golem (definite Albanian form: Golemi) is a coastal village and an administrative unit in Tirana County, Albania. A former rural municipality, at the 2015 local government reform it became a subdivision of the municipality Kavajë.[1] The population at the 2011 census was 6,994.[2] The area along the coast is one of Albania's major beach destinations where many resorts, hotels, and vacation homes are located. Golem has experienced rapid urban development and the problems associated with it.[3]

Golem, Kavajë
Golem Albania 2016 Durres.jpg
Official logo of Golem, Kavajë
Golem, Kavajë is located in Albania
Golem, Kavajë
Golem, Kavajë
Coordinates: 41°14′52″N 19°31′54″E / 41.24778°N 19.53167°E / 41.24778; 19.53167
Country Albania
CountyStema e Qarkut Tiranë.svg Tirana
Municipality(s)Stema e Bashkisë Kavajë.svg Kavajë
 • AdministratorIlir Gjuzi
 • Administrative Unit
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal Code
Area Code(0)578
Vehicle registrationAL


  1. ^ Law nr. 115/2014[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "2011 census results" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-02-07. Retrieved 2015-02-25.
  3. ^ "Shoqata e Komunave të Shqipërisë". Archived from the original on 2014-04-14.