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Gjirokastër in the region of Gjirokastër with it's 23,437 inhabitants is located in Albania - some 88 mi (or 142 km) South of Tirana, the country's capital city.

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Time in Gjirokastër is now 06:25 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Tirane" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Sarandë, Delvine, Sofia, Vithkuq, Vergo or Podgorica. Since you are here already, consider visiting Dhuvjan, Vanister, Tranoshishte, Qestorat, Odrie and Dervician. We saw some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Albania - Gjirokastër

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Views: 8,393 - Rating: 4.66667/5 Gjirokastra (Gjirokastër, Ergiri, Ljurocastru, , Argirocastro) is a city in southern Albania. Lying in the historical region of Epirus, it is the capital of the Gjirokastra Di...

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Kerkulla restaurant Gjirokaster Albani...

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Traditional Albanian cuisine in a very traditional building with splendid views of the city of Gjirokaster in south Albania

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Interesting facts about this location

Historic Centres of Berat and Gjirokastër

The Historic Centres of Berat and Gjirokastër, in the cities of Berat and Gjirokastër, Albania, are an UNESCO World Heritage Site that were inscribed in 2005. Its borders were extended in 2008. Berat and Gjirokastra are inscribed as rare examples of an architectural character typical of the Ottoman period. Located in central Albania, Berat bears witness to the coexistence of various religious and cultural communities down the centuries.

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Located at 40.08, 20.14 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Berat County, Gjirokastër County, Historic centres, World Heritage Sites in Albania

Gjirokastër Castle

Gjirokastër Castle is a castle in Gjirokastër, Albania (historically known as Argyrokastro, a name then applied also to the castle). The castle dominates the town and overlooks the strategically important route along the river valley.

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Located at 40.08, 20.14 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Castles in Albania, Gjirokastër, Museums in Albania

Subi Bakiri Stadium

Subi Bakiri Stadium (Albanian: Stadiumi Subi Bakiri) is a multi-use stadium in Gjirokastër, Albania. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home ground of KS Luftëtari Gjirokastër. The stadium has a capacity of 9,500 people, and is named after an Albanian former prosecutor. {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:40|04|52.36|N|20|08|17.13|E|type:landmark |primary |name= }}

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Tags:Football venues in Albania, Multi-purpose stadiums in Albania

Eqrem Çabej University

Eqerem Çabej University is a university in the Albanian town of Gjirokastër, named after Eqrem Çabej. It is one of nine SIFE accredited universities in Albania. It was created as a University with the name of “Eqrem Çabej” with decision of the Albanian Government nr. 414, dated 12 November 1991, on the basis of the Higher Institute of Pedagogy that was already established in 1971. It is the most important teaching and scientific institute of Southern Albania.

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Located at 40.08, 20.14 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Educational institutions established in 1968, Gjirokastër, Government entities of Albania, Universities in Albania

Gjirokastër District

The District of Gjirokastër (Albanian: Rrethi i Gjirokastrës) is one of the thirty-six districts of Albania. It has a population of 56,720 (2010 estimate) containing a large Greek minority, and an area of 1,137 km². It is in the south of the country, and its capital is Gjirokastër. Together with the Përmet District and the Tepelenë District, it forms the Gjirokastër County.

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Located at 40.08, 20.14 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Albania, Gjirokastër County