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Regions of Albania

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Regions of Albania

Besides the Administrative divisions of Albania which are a hierarchy of Counties of Albania, Districts of Albania and Municipalities of Albania, here are a selection of sources for different regions of Albania.


  • Divisions 1
    • Albanian WorldHeritage 1.1
  • Coastal Albania 2
    • Cities 2.1
    • Popular cities 2.2
  • Cities 3
  • Northeast Albania 4
    • Cities 4.1
    • Mountains 4.2
  • Southeast Albania 5
    • Cities 5.1
    • Mountains 5.2
  • References 6


There are two major ethnographical regions of Albania, at each side of the Shkumbin river - North Albania or Ghegeria in the north (Gheg Albanians) and Toskeria in the south (Tosk Albanians).

  • Coastal Albania
  • Northeast Albanian
  • Southeast Albanian

Albanian WorldHeritage

The Albanian WorldHeritage lists the following regions

  • Rajoni Juglindor The region of the south east.
  • Nenrajoni Verilindor Other regions in the northeast.
  • Rajoni perëndimor i Shqipërisë Western region of Albania
  • /Ultësira Perëndimore e Shqipërisë Western Lowlands of Albania

The main article Gjeografia e Shqipërisë mentions the following logical divisions.

  • Alpet shqiptare (Albanian Alps)
  • Krahina malore qendrorere, (The hill country in the center)
  • Ultesira bregdetare (Coastal lowlands)

Coastal Albania


  1. Fier
  2. Lezhe
  3. Sarandë
  4. Shengjin
  5. Vlorë

Popular cities

  1. Elbasan
  2. Durres


  1. Elbasan
  2. Tirana The capital
  3. Durrës (is also coastal)
  4. Kavaja
  5. shkoder

Northeast Albania

Shqipëri Verilindore


  1. Bajram Curri
  2. Kruje
  3. Kukës
  4. Peshkopi
  5. Pukë


  1. Dajt
  2. Gjallica
  3. Maja Jezercë
  4. Korab
  5. Maja e Malësores
  6. Maja e Moravës

Southeast Albania


  1. Berat
  2. Gjirokastër
  3. Korce
  4. Librazhd
  5. Kuçovë
  6. Permet
  7. Pogradec
  8. Tepelena


  1. Gramos
  2. Mali i Thatë
  3. Nemerçkë
  4. Ostrovicë
  5. Tomorr


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