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Lezhë County

Lezhë County
Qarku Lezhë
County
Location of Lezhë County within Albania.
Location of Lezhë County within Albania.
Country  Albania
Municipalities 3
Villages 175
Established 2000
County Seat Lezhë
Area
 • Total 1,620 km2 (630 sq mi)
Population (2011 census)
 • Total 134,027
 • Density 83/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code AL-08
Website www.qarkulezhe.gov.al

Lezhë County (Albanian: Qarku i Lezhës) is one of the 12 counties of Albania. The population at the 2011 census was 134,027, in an area of 1620 km².[1] Its capital is the city Lezhë.

Contents

  • Administrative divisions 1
  • Demographics 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Administrative divisions

Until 2000, Lezhë County was subdivided into three districts: Kurbin, Lezhë, and Mirditë. Since the 2015 local government reform, the county consists of the following 3 municipalities: Kurbin, Lezhë and Mirditë.[2] Before 2015, it consisted of the following 21 municipalities:

The municipalities consist of about 175 towns and villages in total. See Villages of Lezhë County for a structured list.

Demographics

According to the last national census from 2011 this county has 134,027 inhabitants. Ethnic groups in the county include:[1]

References

  1. ^ a b 2011 census results
  2. ^ Law nr. 115/2014

External links

  • Regional Council of Lezha
  • Lezha Online News
  • Lezha Travel & Tourism
  • Shengjini Travel & Tourism
  • Mirdita Tourism Portal

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