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Full nameShkodër
Official nameShkodër
Settlement typeMunicipality and City
CountyShkodër County
DistrictShkodër District
Founded4th century B.C.
MayorLorenc Luka (PD)
Total Population110000 (2010)
Other information
Time zoneCentral European Time (UTC+1)
- Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code4001-4007
Area code022
Car PlatesSH

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Shkodër ( ; see the etymology section for other names), is a city located on Lake of Shkoder in northwestern Albania in the District of Shkodër, of which it is the capital. It is one of the oldest and most historic towns in Albania, as well as an important cultural and economic centre. Shkodër's estimated population is 90,000; if the surrounding region is included the population is 110,000. As of 2008 the current population is 228,000 including the surrounding region, villages and mountains.

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