Vlorë District (Albanian: Rrethi i Vlorës) 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 147,267 in 2001, and an area of 1,609 km2 (621 sq mi). It is in the south-west of the country, and its capital was the city of Vlorë. Its territory is now part of Vlorë County: the municipalities of Vlorë, Selenicë and Himara (partly). Its population included a Greek minority.
|Coordinates: 40°21′N 19°37′E / 40.350°N 19.617°ECoordinates: 40°21′N 19°37′E / 40.350°N 19.617°E|
|• Total||1,609 km2 (621 sq mi)|
|• Density||92/km2 (240/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
The district consisted of the following municipalities:
Other places in this district included Dhërmi, Palasë, Nartë and Kocul.
Vlorë is the closest point of the Albanian coast to the Italian Peninsula.
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