in Rrethi i Gjirokastrës of Qarku i Gjirokastrës, Albania

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
40.105 and 20.229 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 40° 6' 19" and E 20° 13' 45"
Currency and Currency Code:
Lek - ALL
Spoken languages:
Albanian, Modern Greek
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 03:46 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: Europe/Tirane
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:08 am and 7:12 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-43.733 and -176.350 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Albania in Southern Europe

Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Albania.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Albania. Last Update: 2020-04-09 07:42:24

Discover Saraqinishtë

Saraqinishtë in Rrethi i Gjirokastrës (Qarku i Gjirokastrës) is a town in Albania about 87 mi (or 140 km) south of Tirana, the country's capital city.

Current time in Saraqinishtë is now 03:46 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Europe / Tirane with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 9 airports near Saraqinishtë, of which two are larger airports. The closest is airport we know is Ioannis Kapodistrias International Airport in Greece in a distance of 39 mi (or 62 km). The closest airport in Albania is Tirana International Airport Mother Teresa in a distance of 94 mi (or 62 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Albania is Historic Centres of Berat and Gjirokastra in a distance of 6 mi (or 9 km), South-West.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Qestorat, Odrie, Libohove, Dervician and Gjirokaster. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 16°C / 62 °F

Morning Temperature 8°C / 47 °F
Evening Temperature 17°C / 63 °F
Night Temperature 11°C / 52 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 34%
Air Pressure 1021 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 1 km/h (0 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Friday, 10th of April 2020

18°C (64 °F)
12°C (54 °F)
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.

Saturday, 11th of April 2020

18°C (65 °F)
15°C (58 °F)
Light rain, calm, clear sky.

Sunday, 12th of April 2020

17°C (63 °F)
12°C (54 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Erdhën hasmërit te porta - Grupi i të rinjve Gjirokastër

Published: August 17, 2012
Length: 29:37 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: sotolestele

inçizimi i këngës në Radio Franc,( Paris 1994 ) Grupi i të rinjve Gjirokastër, marrës - Arian Shehu kthyes - Mehmet Vishe hedhës - Kastriot Çenko.. iso - Adriatik Çenko,Mevlut Meleqi,Rami...

In The Mountains Of Gjirokaster | Albania | GoPro Camera

Published: December 23, 2014
Length: 43:07 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Jen Montgomery

Driving through the mountains of Albania. Calm, rolling hills. Thin, winding roads high into the mountains (a bit freaky at times).Stopping in Gjirokaster for lunch, a small town tucked away...

Kenge Labe- Sokrat Duli Gjirokaster 2008

Published: August 15, 2011
Length: 49:08 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: zagoritis

Kenge nga Zagoria kenduar nga Noke Duli ne Gjirokaster me Gusht 2008.

Blue Eyed Hole Underwater | Albania | GoPro Camera

Published: December 23, 2014
Length: 19:58 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Jen Montgomery

Travel Through Albania | Going further along our journey to the coast of the Adriatic Sea, the driver made a stop at the end of our mountain trekking. A small hut located along the most clear...

Gjirokastra 2014

Published: May 27, 2014
Length: 46:54 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Albanian Turist Wonder

Gjirokastra 2014.

Per Nasuf Berishen-Vlora ne Festivalin Folklorik te Gjirokastres 2009

Published: September 29, 2009
Length: 31:21 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Nexhmedin Ramadani

Shqiptari dhe Policia

Published: July 15, 2014
Length: 20:30 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: gproductiontv

shqiptari me mercedes tuj ik prej policis.

Reportazh - Libohova, Qyteti i Burimeve

Published: April 11, 2013
Length: 09:39 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Alpo Televizion

By Vilson Kuci.

Mediation for Conflict Resolution

Published: March 06, 2015
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: USAID Albania

USAID supported the Gjirokastra Multifunctional Community Center to develop this spot on mediation as an alternative to lengthy and costly court proceedings in Albania.


Published: May 07, 2009
Length: 24:48 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: albboy66

Lordi and the puppys.

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Gjirokastër District

The District of Gjirokastër (Albanian: Rrethi i Gjirokastrës) is one of the thirty-six districts of Albania. It has a population of 56,720 (2010 estimate) containing a large Greek minority, and an area of 1,137 km². It is in the south of the country, and its capital is Gjirokastër. Together with the Përmet District and the Tepelenë District, it forms the Gjirokastër County.

Located at 40.0667, 20.2 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of Albania, Gjirokastër County

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Saraqinishtë.

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Sarachinista, Saranishte, Sarakinista, Saraqinishta, Saraqinisht, Saraqinishtë