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Gjirokastër seen from the Castle
Gjirokastër seen from the Castle
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Qyteti i gurtë (City of Stone); Qyteti i njëmijë shkallëve (City of One Thousand Steps)
Country  Albania
County Gjirokastër County
District Gjirokastër District
300 m (1,000 ft)
 • Total 43,095
Time zone UTC+1 (Central European Time)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Area code(s) 084

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.

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Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Gjirokastra para niños

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