Tropojë District

Tropojë District (Albanian: Rrethi i Tropojës) 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 28,154 in 2001, and an area of 1,043 km2 (403 sq mi).[1] It was in the north of the country, and its capital was the town of Bajram Curri.[2] The area of the former district is coextensive with the present municipality of Tropojë, which is part of Kukës County. The area is known for its massive chestnuts forests and the river Valbonë, as well a rich folk culture.

Tropojë District
Rrethi i Tropojës
Tropojë District.svg
Coordinates: 42°23′N 20°3′E / 42.383°N 20.050°E / 42.383; 20.050Coordinates: 42°23′N 20°3′E / 42.383°N 20.050°E / 42.383; 20.050
Country Albania
Dissolved2000
SeatBajram Curri
Area
 • Total1,043 km2 (403 sq mi)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total28,154
 • Density27/km2 (70/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Administrative divisionsEdit

The district consisted of the following municipalities:[3]

Note: - urban municipalities in bold

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Districts of Albania, statoids.com
  2. ^ "Administrative Divisions of Albania" (PDF). INSTAT. 2007. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 July 2011. Retrieved 12 January 2011.
  3. ^ "Portraits of poverty and inequality in Albania" (PDF). World Bank Group. 2016. pp. 33–40.