Mallakastër District

Mallakastër District (Albanian: Rrethi i Mallakastrës) 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 39,881 in 2001, and an area of 325 km2 (125 sq mi).[1] It is in the south of the country, and its capital was the town of Ballsh. The area of the former district is coextensive with the present municipality of Mallakastër, which is part of Fier County.

Mallakastër District
Rrethi i Mallakastrës
Mallakastër District.svg
Coordinates: 40°34′N 19°45′E / 40.567°N 19.750°E / 40.567; 19.750Coordinates: 40°34′N 19°45′E / 40.567°N 19.750°E / 40.567; 19.750
Country Albania
 • Total325 km2 (125 sq mi)
 • Total39,881
 • Density120/km2 (320/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


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