Gjirokastër is a city in southern , in a valley between the Gjerë mountains and the Drino, at 300 metres above sea level. Its old town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, described as "a rare example of a well-preserved Ottoman town, built by farmers of large estate".
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is a fortress in Gjirokastër, . Photo: Malenki, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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, is a house in Gjirokastër, . The house, built in 1812, is said to be "one… Photo: ShkelzenRexha, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a multi-use stadium in Gjirokastër, Albania.

Eqrem Çabej University is a university in the town of Gjirokastër, named after Eqrem Çabej.


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About Mapcarta. Thanks to Mapbox for providing amazing maps. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license, excluding photos, directions and the map. Based on the page Gjirokastër. See this page's contributions. Photo: ToSter, CC BY-SA 3.0.