The city and the mines from the north
|• Mayor||Pëllumb Binaj (PS)|
|• Municipality||561.52 km2 (216.80 sq mi)|
|• Municipality density||29/km2 (76/sq mi)|
|• Municipal unit||2,235|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
Selenicë (definite Albanian form: Selenica) is a municipality in Vlorë County, southwestern Albania. It was formed at the 2015 local government reform by the merger of the former municipalities Armen, Brataj, Kotë, Selenicë, Sevaster and Vllahinë, that became municipal units. The seat of the municipality is the town Selenicë. The total population is 16,396 (2011 census), in a total area of 561.52 km2. The population of the former municipality at the 2011 census was 2,235. The town is well known for its bitumen mines. The football (soccer) club is KS Selenicë. In the 2011 Albanian census, Selenica was the only commune where the number of declared Aromanians outnumbered the number of declared ethnic Albanians.
- Law nr. 115/2014 Archived 2015-09-24 at the Wayback Machine
- "Population and housing census - Vlorë 2011" (PDF). INSTAT. Retrieved 2019-09-25.
- "Correspondence table LAU – NUTS 2016, EU-28 and EFTA / available Candidate Countries" (XLS). Eurostat. Retrieved 2019-09-25.
- 2011 Census, Communes by Ethnicity
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