Sukth

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Sukth
Coordinates: 41°23′N19°32′E / 41.383°N 19.533°E / 41.383; 19.533
CountryFlag of Albania.svg  Albania
County Durrës
Municipality Durrës
  Municipal unit57 km2 (22 sq mi)
Elevation
12 m (39 ft)
Population
 (2011)
  Municipal unit
15,966
  Municipal unit density280/km2 (730/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal Code
2010
Area Code(0)573

Sukth is a village and a former municipality in the Durrës County, western Albania. At the 2015 local government reform it became a subdivision of the municipality Durrës. [1] The population at the 2011 census was 15,966. [2]

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The village is divided by the Erzen river is into two districts, namely in Sukth i Ri and Sukth i vjeter. Sukth is located about three kilometres north of the historic market town of Shijak. The Adriatic Sea is only seven kilometres away.

Sukth municipality consisted of Sukth, Hamallaj, Kulla, Perlat, Vadardha and Rrushkull villages. The last mayor was Sherif Fortuzi.

Sport

FK Sukthi

Notable people

Below are notable personalities born in Sukth or that spent most of their lives in Sukth:

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References

  1. Law nr. 115/2014 Archived 2015-09-24 at the Wayback Machine
  2. 2011 census results Archived 2015-11-13 at the Wayback Machine