Malësi e Madhe District

Malësi e Madhe District (Albanian: Rrethi i Malësisë së Madhe), commonly known as Malësia, 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 36,770 in 2001, and an area of 897 km2 (346 sq mi).[1] It is in the north of the country, and its capital was the town of Koplik. The area of the former district is coextensive with the present municipality of Malësi e Madhe, which is part of Shkodër County.

Malësi e Madhe District
Rrethi i Malësisë së Madhe
Malësi e Madhe District.svg
Coordinates: 42°21′N 19°35′E / 42.350°N 19.583°E / 42.350; 19.583Coordinates: 42°21′N 19°35′E / 42.350°N 19.583°E / 42.350; 19.583
Country Albania
Dissolved2000
SeatKoplik
Area
 • Total897 km2 (346 sq mi)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total36,770
 • Density41/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Administrative divisionsEdit

The district consisted of the following municipalities:[2][3]

Note: - urban municipalities in bold

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Districts of Albania, statoids.com
  2. ^ "Portraits of poverty and inequality in Albania" (PDF). World Bank Group. 2016. pp. 33–40.
  3. ^ Shkoder County. "Administrative division". Retrieved 2 August 2010.