Belsh

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Belsh
Coordinates: 40°59′N19°53′E / 40.983°N 19.883°E / 40.983; 19.883
CountryFlag of Albania.svg  Albania
County Elbasan
Government
   Mayor Arif Tafani (PS)
Area
  Municipality196.55 km2 (75.89 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
  Municipality
19,503
  Municipality density99/km2 (260/sq mi)
  Municipal unit
8,781
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal Code
3008
Area Code(0)582
Website Official Website

Belsh (definite Albanian form : Belshi) is a municipality in Elbasan County, central Albania. The municipality was formed at the 2015 local government reform by the merger of the former municipalities Belsh, Fierzë, Grekan, Kajan and Rrasë which became municipal units. The seat of the municipality is the town Belsh. [1] It has a population of 19,503 (2011 census) [2] and a total surface area of 196.55 km2. [3] The population of the former municipality at the 2011 census was 8,781. [2]

Mayors (Since 2003)

2003-2011 Arif Faik Tafani (Socialist Party of Albania)

2011-2015 Asqeri Xhelo Kuqja (Democratic Party of Albania)

2015-... Arif Faik Tafani (Socialist Party of Albania)

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References

  1. "Law nr. 115/2014" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-24. Retrieved 2015-06-03.
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