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Municipality and City
View of Berat from city's fortress
View of Berat from city's fortress
Motto(s): Qyteti i një mijë e një dritareve (City of one thousand and one windows)
Country Albania
CountyBerat County
DistrictBerat District
Founded4th Century BC
 • MayorFadil Nasufi (PS)
 • Total6.3 km2 (2.4 sq mi)
Elevation58 m (190 ft)
Population (2009)[1]
 • Total125,830
 • Density103.17/km2 (267.2/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (Central European Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code5001-5006
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 | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Instat of Albania (2009). "Population by towns" (in Albanian). Institute of Statistics of Albania. Retrieved 19 August 2010.