Sukth is a village and a former municipality in the Durrës County, western Albania. At the 2015 local government reform it became a subdivision of the municipality Durrës.[1] The population at the 2011 census was 15,966.[2]

Sukth
Sukth is located in Albania
Sukth
Sukth
Coordinates: 41°23′N 19°32′E / 41.383°N 19.533°E / 41.383; 19.533
Country Albania
CountyDurrës
MunicipalityDurrës
 • Municipal unit57 km2 (22 sq mi)
Elevation
12 m (39 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Municipal unit
15,966
 • Municipal unit density280/km2 (730/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal Code
2010
Area Code(0)573

The village is divided by the Erzen river is into two districts, namely in Sukth i Ri and Sukth i vjeter. Sukth is located about three kilometres north of the historic market town of Shijak. The Adriatic Sea is only seven kilometres away.

Sukth municipality consisted of Sukth, Hamallaj, Kulla, Perlat, Vadardha and Rrushkull villages. The last mayor was Sherif Fortuzi.

SportEdit

FK Sukthi

Notable peopleEdit

Below are notable personalities born in Sukth or that spent most of their lives in Sukth:

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