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Cërrik
Cërrik (definite Albanian form: Cërriku) is a municipality in Elbasan County, central Albania. It was formed at the 2015 local government reform by the merger of the former municipalities Cërrik, Gostimë, Klos, Mollas and Shalës, that became municipal units. The seat of the municipality is the town Cërrik.[1] The total population is 27,445 (2011 census),[2] in a total area of 189.77 km2.[3] After the year 1912 the city had fought with the Serbs and Italian forces. In a show of revenge the Serbs took over villages. The city of Cërrik joined forces with Elbasan and fought in Vlora War against the Italians. The city became official after being freed from German Soldiers in World War 2.[4]

Industrialized

The city became an industrialized city ever since the constructing of an oil refinery in 1952 and it started its operations on November 8, 1956
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Mallakastër
Mallakastër (definite Albanian form: Mallakastra) is a region and a municipality in Fier County, southwestern Albania. It was created in 2015 by the merger of the present municipalities Aranitas, Ballsh, Fratar, Greshicë, Hekal, Kutë, Ngraçan, Qendër Dukas and Selitë
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Fier County
Fier County (Albanian: Qarku Fier), officially the County of Fier (Albanian: Qarku i Fierit), is a county in the Southern Region of the Republic of Albania. It is the eighth largest by area and the third most populous of the twelve counties, with more than 289,000 people within an area of 1,890 km2 (730 sq mi). The county borders on the Adriatic Sea to the west, the counties of Tirana to the north, Elbasan to the northeast, Berat to the east and Vlorë to the south
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Berat County
Berat County (Albanian: Qarku Berat), officially the County of Berat (Albanian: Qarku i Beratit), is a county in the Southern Region of the Republic of Albania. It is the ninth largest by area and the ninth most populous of the twelve counties, with more than 122,000 people within an area of 1,798 km2 (694 sq mi). The county borders the counties of Elbasan to the north, Korçë to the east, Gjirokastër to the south and Fier to the west. It is divided into five municipalities, Berat, Dimal, Kuçovë, Poliçan and Skrapar, with all of whom incorporate twenty-five administrative units. The Saint Mary of Blachernae Church dates back to the 13th century and contains 16th century mural paintings by Nikola, son of the Albania's most famous medieval painter Onufri. The first inscription recording Onufri's name was found in 1951 in the Shelqan church
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Bilisht
Bilisht (Albanian: Bilisht) is a town and a former municipality in Korçë County, south-eastern Albania. At the 2015 local government reform it became a subdivision and the seat of the municipality Devoll.[1] It was the seat of the former Devoll District. The population at the 2011 census was 6,250.[2] The town is 9 km from the border with Greece at Kapshticë. The closest Greek village across the border is Krystallopigi in the Florina regional unit. Bilisht is at 890 meters above sea level[3] and has a continental climate with cool summers and cold winters. It serves as an economic centre for the local agriculture, mining, food and textile industries.[3] The football club is Bilisht Sporti. The town of Bilisht is the most southeastern city of Albania
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Devoll (municipality)
Devoll (definite Albanian form: Devolli) is a municipality in Korçë County, southeastern Albania. It was created in 2015 by the merger of the former municipalities Bilisht, Hoçisht, Miras, Progër and Qendër Bilisht. The seat of the municipality is the town Bilisht.[1] The total population is 26,716 (2011 census),[2] in a total area of 458.01 km2.[3] It derives its name from the Devoll river flowing through the valley. The busy border point Kapshticë/Krystallopigi connects Devoll with the Greek regional units of Florina and Kastoria to the east and southeast. Devoll borders the municipality of Kolonjë to the southwest, Korçë to the west, Maliq to the northwest and Pustec to the north. It is coterminous with the former Devoll District, which had the five subunits of Bilisht, Hoçisht, Miras, Progër and Qendër Bilisht, with the capital in the town of Bilisht
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Korçë County
Korçë County (Albanian: Qarku Korçë), officially the County of Korçë (Albanian: Qarku i Korçës), is a county in the Southern Region of the Republic of Albania. It is the largest by area and the seventh most populous of the twelve counties, with more than 204,000 people within an area of 3,711 km2 (1,433 sq mi). The county borders on North Macedonia to the northeast and Greece to the southeast, the counties of Elbasan to the northwest, Berat to the west and Gjirokastër to the southwest
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Bulqizë
Bulqizë (IPA: [bulciz], definite Albanian form: Bulqiza) is the name of both a town and a municipality in Dibër County, eastern Albania. It was formed during the 2015 local government reform by the merger of the former municipality of Bulqizë with the adjacent municipalities of Fushë-Bulqizë, Gjoricë, Martanesh, Ostren, Shupenzë, Trebisht and Zerqan. The seat of the municipality is the town also called Bulqizë.[1] The total population is 31,210 (2011 census),[2] in a total area of 678.73 km2.[3] The population of the former municipality at the 2011 census was 8,177.[2] Bulqizë lies in the lower north-east of Albania and shares a border with Macedonia. The municipalities of Mati and Tirana lie to the west while at the south is the municipality of Librazhd. The administrative center is the town of Bulqizë with 16768 inhabitants
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Dibër County
Dibër County (Albanian pronunciation: [diːbəɾ]; Albanian: Qarku i Dibrës) is one of the 12 counties of the Republic of Albania, spanning a surface area of 2,586 square kilometres (998 sq mi) with the capital in Peshkopi. The county borders on the counties of Durrës, Elbasan, Kukës, Lezhë, Tirana and the country of North Macedonia. It is divided into the four municipalities of Bulqizë, Dibër, Klos and Mat.[2] The municipalities are further subdivided into 290 towns and villages in total. Topographically, the county is dominated by mountainous and high terrain, with a great variety of natural features including valleys, canyons, gorges, rivers, glacial lakes and dense forests
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Burrel, Albania
Burrel (alternate forms Burrel, Mat) is a town in northern Albania, 91 km from Tirana. At the 2015 local government reform it became a subdivision and the seat of the municipality Mat.[1] It was the seat of the former District of Mat. The population at the 2011 census was 10,862.[2] The last archaeological researches has explored different trails which demonstrate the population of the area till al the paleolithic and after. The valley of Mati, has been populated during all the historic periods. The main inhabitant were the Illrian Tribe Pirustae. They resisted the Roman invasion until the second century BC.[3] Burrel is one of the largest districts in Albania. It is also known among Albanians as the "Land of Kings", as Gjon Kastrioti, the father of Gjergj Kastrioti, better known as Skanderbeg, was born there. He was a hereditary prince of a large district of Epirus that included Mat
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Mat (municipality)
Mat (definite Albanian form: Mati, Latin: Mathis) is a municipality in Dibër County, northern Albania. It was created in 2015 by the merger of the present municipalities Baz, Burrel, Derjan, Komsi, Lis, Macukull, Rukaj and Ulëz. The seat of the municipality is the town Burrel.[1] The total population is 27,600 (2011 census),[2] in a total area of 493.81 km2.[3] The area is bounded by mountain ranges to the east and west. The Mat river is dammed in two locations in the area, forming Lake Ulzë and the smaller Lake Shkopeti
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Shkodër County
Shkodër County (Albanian pronunciation: [ʃkɔːdəɾ]; Albanian: Qarku i Shkodrës) is a county in northwestern Albania, with the capital in Shkodër. The county spans 3,562 square kilometres (1,375 sq mi) and had a total population of 200,007 people as of 2020. The county borders on the counties of Lezhë, Kukës and the country of Montenegro. The county consists of five municipalities, including Fushë-Arrëz, Malësi e Madhe, Pukë, Shkodër and Vau i Dejës.[1] During the Bronze Age, the area was inhabited by various Illyrian tribes such as the Ardiaeis and Labeataes. Illyria was annexed by Rome in the second century BC, becoming an integral part of the Roman Empire and its successor the Byzantine Empire
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Çorovodë
Çorovodë (definite Albanian form: Çorovoda) is a town and a former municipality in Berat County, Albania. At the 2015 local government reform it became a subdivision and the seat of the municipality Skrapar.[1] The population at the 2011 census was 4,051.[2] The name of the town derives from the Bulgarian word for "black water". It was the seat of the former Skrapar District. The river Osum passes through the city. Upstream it forms canyons and caves which are the highest and the longest in Albania[citation needed]
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