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Skyline of Tirana by night looking over Rinia Park
Skyline of Tirana by night looking over Rinia Park
Tirana is located in Albanie
Location of Tirana in Tirana County
Coordinates: 41°19′48″N 19°49′12″E / 41.33000°N 19.82000°E / 41.33000; 19.82000Coordinates: 41°19′48″N 19°49′12″E / 41.33000°N 19.82000°E / 41.33000; 19.82000
Kintra Albanie
CoontyTirana Coonty
DestrictTirana Destrict
Subdiveesions11 Municipal Units
 • MayorLulzim Basha (PD)[1]
 • Ceety41.8 km2 (16.1 sq mi)
 • Metro
1652 km2 (638 sq mi)
110 m (360 ft)
 • Ceety421,286
 • Density10553/km2 (27,330/sq mi)
 • Metro
 • Metro density462/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Area code(s)+355 4

Tirana (Albanie: Tiranë, Tirana or Tirona) is the caipital an the lairgest ceety o Albanie. Modren Tirana wis foondit as an Ottoman toun in 1614 bi Sulejman Bargjini, a local ruler frae Mullet, although the aurie haes been continuously inhabitit syne antiquity. Tirana became Albanie's caipital ceety in 1920 an nou it haes a population o mair nor 600,000. The ceety is hame tae mony universities an is the centre o the politeecal, economical, an cultural life o the kintra.

Internaitional relations[eedit | eedit soorce]

Twin touns — Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Tirana is twinned wi:[4]

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  1. "www.tirana.gov.al". Archived frae the original on 8 Julie 2010. Retrieved 29 Januar 2011.
  2. "Population and Housing Census in Albania" (PDF). Institute of Statistics of Albania. 2011.
  3. (in Albanie) Kodi postar Archived 2012-02-20 at the Wayback Machine Posta Shqiptare. www.postashqiptare.al. Retrieved on 13 November 2008
  4. a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab "Twinning Cities: International Relations" (PDF). Municipality of Tirana. www.tirana.gov.al. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 16 Februar 2008. Retrieved 23 Juin 2009.
  5. "Barcelona internacional - Ciutats agermanades" (in Spaingie). © 2006-2009 Ajuntament de Barcelona. Archived frae the original on 27 November 2012. Retrieved 13 Julie 2009. freemit airtin in |publisher= (help)CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  6. "Sister Cities". Beijing Municipal Government. Archived frae the original on 17 Januar 2010. Retrieved 23 Juin 2009.
  7. International Relations Archived 2008-02-16 at the Wayback Machine. Municipality of Tirana. www.tirana.gov.al. Retrieved on 2008-01-25.