- Korçë District
Rrethi i Korçës
— District — Country Albania County Korçe County Capital Korçe
The District of Korçë (Albanian: Rrethi i Korçës), is one of the thirty-six districts of Albania. According estimates, as of January 1, 2010, 138,898 people lived in the Korce District. Korce district is considered one of two main minority regions of the country's south. During World War I the French created the Republic of Korça in the area.
It has an area of 1,752 km², making it the second-largest district in Albania.
It is bordered by Pogradec District and the Republic of Macedonia to the north, by Greece with the Greek prefecture of Florina (Greek Macedonia) to the east, Devoll District to the southeast, by Kolonjë District and Përmet District to the southwest, and by Gramsh District and Skrapar District on the west.
The district consists of the following municipalities:
- Qendër Bulgarec
Other Communities and Settlements
- Baban (Albania)
- Goricë e Madhë
- Goricë e Vogël
- Liqenas Commune
- Voskopoja (Moscopole)
- ^ "POPULLSIA SIPAS RRETHEVE, 2001-2010". Albanian Institute of Statistics. http://www.instat.gov.al/graphics/doc/tabelat/Treguesit%20Sociale/Popullsia/POP%202009/t2.xls. Retrieved 2010-09-09.
- ^ Miranda Vickers, James Pettifer. Albania: from anarchy to a Balkan identity. C. Hurst & Co. Publishers, 1997. ISBN 9781850652793, p.187 "there was a bitter inter-ethnic conflict in the minority regions of Korca and Gyrokaster"
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