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Librazhd

Librazhd
Municipality
Librazhd is located in Albania
Librazhd
Coordinates:
Country  Albania
County Elbasan
Government
 • Mayor Kastriot Gurra (SP)
Area
 • Municipality 793.36 km2 (306.32 sq mi)
Elevation 249 m (817 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Municipality 31,892
 • Municipality density 40/km2 (100/sq mi)
 • Municipal unit 6,937
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 3401-3402
Area code 0514
Vehicle registration LB
Website .al.gov.bashkialibrazhdwww

Librazhd is a town and a municipality in Elbasan County, eastern Albania. The municipality was formed at the 2015 local government reform by the merger of the former municipalities Hotolisht, Librazhd, Lunik, Orenjë, Polis, Qendër Librazhd and Stëblevë, that became municipal units. The seat of the municipality is the town Librazhd.[1] The total population is 31,892 (2011 census), in a total area of 793.36 km2.[2] The population of the former municipality at the 2011 census was 6,937.[3] Librazhd is the nearest town to the Shebenik-Jabllanice National Park.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Sports 2
  • References 3
  • See also 4
  • External links 5

History

A memorial near the center of Librazhd

During World War II two battalions of the National Liberation Movement ambushed defeated Nazi Germany troops near Librazhd killing over 200 German soldiers.[4]

Sports

Librazhd's football club is Sopoti Librazhd. KF Sopoti Librazhd was founded in 1948 and its home ground is Sopoti Stadium which seats 3,000. The team is playing the 2010-2011 season in the Albanian Second Division.

References

  1. ^ Law nr. 115/2014
  2. ^ Interactive map administrative territorial reform
  3. ^ 2011 census results
  4. ^ Pearson, Owen (2006-07-11). Albania in Occupation and War: From Fascism to Communism 1940-1945. I.B.Tauris. p. 271.  

See also

External links

  • Municipality of Librazhd Official Website


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