Mirdite Albania Postal Code


About Mirdite

Mirdite was one of 36 districts in Albania that were dissolved in July 2000 and replaced by 12 new counties. Mirdit District was one of them. People lived there in 2001, and it was 867 square miles. There was a town called Rrashen in the north. The district was part of the larger region of Mirdita, which is named after the Albanian tribe that lived there in the past. The area of the old district is the same size as the current municipality of Mirdit, which is part of Lezh County.

Mirdit is a village in the county of Lezh in northwestern Albania. It was formed in 2015 when the municipalities Fan, Kacinar, Kthell, Orosh, Rrshen, Rubik, and Selit merged together. People who live in the town of Rrshen are in charge of the town. During the 2011 census, there were 22,103 people living there, spread out over an area of 870.26 km2. It is the same area as the old Mirdita District. The municipality is in the wider region of Mirdita, which is named after the Albanian tribe that lived there in the past.

It was during Ottoman rule that Mirdita and the surrounding tribal areas gained some autonomy and semi-independence from the Ottomans. They were able to keep their Roman Catholic faith.

The area is known as a stronghold of Catholicism.

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