Kukës District

Kukës District (Albanian: Rrethi i Kukësit) was one of the 36 districts of Albania, which were dissolved in July 2000 and replaced by 12 counties. It had a population of 64,054 in 2001, and an area of 956 km2 (369 sq mi).[1] The town of Kukës was where the district's administrative headquarters were located. The area of the former district is coextensive with the present municipality of Kukës, which is part of Kukës County.

Kukës District
Kukës District.svg
Coordinates: 41°58′N 20°25′E / 41.967°N 20.417°E / 41.967; 20.417Coordinates: 41°58′N 20°25′E / 41.967°N 20.417°E / 41.967; 20.417
Country Albania
 • Total956 km2 (369 sq mi)
 • Total64,054
 • Density67/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Administrative divisionsEdit

The district consisted of the following municipalities:[2]

Note: - urban municipalities in bold


The district lies in the northeastern part of Albania and is bordered by District of Prizren in the east and northeast, by Has District in the north, by Pukë District and Mirditë District in the west and by Dibër District in the south.


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