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List of cities in Albania

 

List of cities in Albania

Map of Albania
Tirana, Capital of Albania

This is a list of cities in Albania holding such a status by the Institute of Statistics (Insituti i Statistikës).[1] Albania's capital city is Tirana and is by far the largest city and powerhouse of the Albanian economy. Albania's second city and major port is Durrës. Further, some cities form fourth level and final subdivisions called municipal units (njësi bashkiake, lagje or rajone). Although cities do not form a separate administrative division level per se, they do form part of the urban municipality (bashki) administrative level in Albania.

Contents

  • Places by Population 1
  • Spatial planning 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5
  • Further reading 6

Places by Population

Rank City 2013 census[2]
1 Tirana 622,190
2 Durrës 203,917
3 Vlorë 135,032
4 Elbasan 124,179
5 Shkodër 111,686
6 Korçë 86,994
7 Fier 84,638
8 Kamëz 81,688
9 Berat 63,132
10 Lushnjë 53,507
11 Sarandë 40,736
12 Paskuqan 39,553
13 Kavajë 39,478
14 Pogradec 38,642
15 Gjirokastër 33,346

Spatial planning

As of the end of the 2000s, the out of date address system did not keep up with the new construction developments to the detriment of local businesses and households. In 2009, the EU launched the new address system database of all cities in Albania, including the beginning of street signs installation.[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ INSTAT: Mbi Shqiperine: Ndarja Administrative dhe Territoriale
  2. ^ http://www.observator.org.al/odf2/kombetare.html
  3. ^ http://www.osce.org/albania/51741

External links

  • Albanian urban developments on Skyskrapercity Forum
  • Information on all major Albanian cities

Further reading

  • , 2006.Urban development in Albania: the success story of the informal sectorBertaud, Alain.
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