Tirana 8

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Tirana 8 (Albanian : Njësinë No. 8 ne Tiranë) is one of the 24 administrative units in Tirana. [1]

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  1. "Archived copy" (PDF). www.ssb.no. Archived from the original (PDF) on 21 August 2004. Retrieved 13 January 2022.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)