Berat

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Berat
Municipality and City
View of Berat from city's fortress
Motto: Qyteti i një mijë e një dritareve (City of one thousand and one windows)
Coordinates: 40°42′N 19°57′E / 40.7°N 19.95°E / 40.7; 19.95Coordinates: 40°42′N 19°57′E / 40.7°N 19.95°E / 40.7; 19.95
Country  Albania
County Berat County
District Berat District
Founded 4th Century BC
Government
 • Mayor Fadil Nasufi (PS)
Area
 • Total 6.3 km2 (2.4 sq mi)
Elevation 58 m (190 ft)
Population (2009)[1]
 • Total 125,830
 • Density 103.17/km2 (267.2/sq mi)
Time zone Central European Time (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 5001-5006
Area code(s) 032

Berat is a town in south-central Albania. It is the capital of both the District of Berat and the larger County of Berat. About 71,000 people live here.[1] Berat is on the right bank of the river Osum.

References[change | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Instat of Albania (2009). "Population by towns" (in Albanian). Institute of Statistics of Albania. http://www.instat.gov.al/graphics/doc/tabelat/Treguesit%20Sociale/Popullsia/POP%202009/t4%20.xls. Retrieved 19 August 2010.