|Gjirokastër seen from the Castle|
Gjirokastër seen from the Castle
Qyteti i gurtë (City of Stone); Qyteti i njëmijë shkallëve (City of One Thousand Steps)
|• Mayor||Flamur Bime|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (Central European Time)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
Gjirokastër is a city in southern Albania. There are about 43,000 people who live here. It is the capital of both the Gjirokastër District and the larger Gjirokastër County. Gjirokastër is between the Gjerë mountains and the Drino River. The Eqerem Çabej University is in the city.
- Instat of Albania (2009). "Population by towns" (in Albanian). Institute of Statistics of Albania. Retrieved 19 August 2010.