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Country Albania
CountyGjirokastër County
DistrictGjirokastër District
Government
 • MayorFlamur Bime
Elevation
300 m (1,000 ft)
Population
 (2009)[1]
 • Total43,095
Time zoneUTC+1 (Central European Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
6001–6003
Websitewww.gjirokastra.org

Gjirokastër is a city in southern Albania. There are about 43,000 people who live here. It is the capital of both the Gjirokastër District and the larger Gjirokastër County. Gjirokastër is between the Gjerë mountains and the Drino River. The Eqerem Çabej University is in the city.

References

  1. Instat of Albania (2009). "Population by towns" (in Albanian). Institute of Statistics of Albania. http://www.instat.gov.al/graphics/doc/tabelat/Treguesit%20Sociale/Popullsia/POP%202009/t4%20.xls. Retrieved 19 August 2010.