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Durrës County is a county in North-west Albania. The Durrës County borders on the Lezhë County in the north, Dibër County in the east, Tirana County in the south and the Adriatic Sea in the west.The central city Durrës is one of largest cities on the Adriatic Sea and ranks 5th with a population of 175,110 and one of the world's oldest continuously inhabited cities.Durrës is home to Albania's main port, the Port of Durrës. The port is also the 10th largest cargo port on the Adriatic Sea that handle more than 3.4 million tonnes of cargo per year.The historical city of Krujë is the second largest city in Durrës County.GeographyDurrës County is located in the North-central part of Albania. It borders to the sea Adriatic Sea in the west. The climate is generally Mediterranean but varies by local topography. There are diverse microclimates in the county. Summers are dry while heavy rains are experienced during the winter.The city of Krujë is found at an altitude of 600 m (1,969 ft) on the foot of Mount Krujë (Mali i Krujës) of the Krujë Gorge, while south and west of the town is found the plain of the Ishëm River. The town is located in the northern part of the outer Albanides tectonic unit, which consists of anticlines of Mesozoic carbonate platforms.Durres County is in Albania. Take a peek at our online itinerary creator: Durres County and its charms laid bare and easily scheduled.
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