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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
Golem Albania 2016 Durres.jpg
Official logo of Golem
Emblem
Golem is located in Albania
Golem
Golem
Coordinates: 41°14′52″N 19°31′54″E / 41.24778°N 19.53167°E / 41.24778; 19.53167
Country Albania
CountyTirana
MunicipalityKavajë
Government
 • AdministratorIlir Gjuzi
Population
(2011)
 • Municipal unit
6,994
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal Code
2504
Area Code(0)578
Vehicle registrationAL

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Law nr. 115/2014" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on 2015-09-24.
  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.