Lushnjë District (Albanian: Rrethi i Lushnjës) was one of the 36 districts of Albania, which were dissolved in July 2000 and replaced by 12 newly created counties. It had a population of 144,351 in 2001, and an area of 712 km2 (275 sq mi).[1] It was in the west of the country and 80 km south of Tirana, and its capital was the city of Lushnjë. Its territory is now part of Fier County: the municipalities of Lushnjë and Divjakë.

Lushnjë District
Rrethi i Lushnjës
Coordinates: 40°56′N 19°37′E / 40.933°N 19.617°E / 40.933; 19.617
Country Albania
 • Total712 km2 (275 sq mi)
 • Total144,351
 • Density200/km2 (530/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Administrative divisions edit

The district consisted of the following municipalities:[2]

References edit

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