Gradec Cliffs near Çorovodë
Coordinates: 40°30′N 20°14′E / 40.500°N 20.233°E / 40.500; 20.233Coordinates: 40°30′N 20°14′E / 40.500°N 20.233°E / 40.500; 20.233
Country Albania Albania
County Berat
  Mayor Nesim Spahiu (SMI)
  Municipality 831.44 km2 (321.02 sq mi)
Population (2011)
  Municipality 12,403
  Municipality density 15/km2 (39/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal Code 5401-5402
Area Code (0)312
Vehicle registration AL

Skrapar is a municipality in Berat County, southern Albania. It was created in 2015 by the merger of the former municipalities Bogovë, Çepan, Çorovodë, Gjerbës, Leshnjë, Potom, Qendër Skrapar, Vendreshë and Zhepë. The seat of the municipality is the town Çorovodë.[1] The total population is 12,403 (2011 census), in a total area of 831.44 km2.[2] It covers part of the area of the former Skrapar District, without the town Poliçan.


The discovery of the cave settlements, castles, graves, mosaics, the ruins of bridges, churches, coins, have extended knowledge and evidence of an ancient human life in the area. Ancient objects are work tolls belonging to the Neolithic period. Illyrian-Roman wars, come out through the pen of historians of different times like, Orgesi, Koragu, Gerunti etc. According to them, the town discovered the break III century BC, Illyrians served as a fortress area of Skrapar and strategic character defence. [3]

Kasabashi Bridge near Çorovodë 
Osum Canyon 


  1. Law nr. 115/2014
  2. Interactive map administrative territorial reform
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