Burrel is a small town in Albania. It is 91 km from Tirana. Its population is about 18,000. It is about 320 metres above sea level, and surrounded by mountains.
The area was settled about the 8th century BC by the Illyrians. There have been 54 Illyrian burial mounds found around Burrel. The town of Burrel began in 1922 as the centre of the Mat District.
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- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Albania - The Land of the Illyrians". albania.shqiperia.com. 2011. Archived from the original on 13 January 2012. Retrieved 20 December 2011.