Peqin Tourism

The District of Peqin (Albanian: Rrethi i Peqinit) is one of the thirty-six districts of Albania, part of Elbasan County. It has a population of 31,004 (2010 estimate), and an area of 109 km². It is in the centre of the country, and its capital is Peqin. There are two historical structures that are a reminder to the antiquity of the District of Peqin (which is the modern name of the district). First is the Via Egnatia, which passes through the middle of the district where its capital Peqin is located. Second is the castle (Castle Klaudiana) of the district also located at the center Peqin. As for the landscape of the capital, it is located in the valley of the River Shkumbini which has a wide base and runs through the county of Elbasan emptying into the Adriatic Sea near Divjakë, a town in the district of Lushnjë. The district consists of the following municipalities: * Gjoçaj * Karinë * Pajovë * Peqin * Përparim * Shezë KS Shkumbini Peqin is the football club of the district. Shkumbini are an average performing team that has maintained its position the Albanian Superleague (Superliga Futbollit Shqipetar) despite the lack of its financial backings. They are a tough team to beat at their own ground (Stadiumi Peqin) which is their fortress, but rarely finish above third in the league.


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  • Know the pollution level of Peqin before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 76.79 (High)
    • Water Pollution 69.61 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 54.41 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 66.98 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 66.83 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 68.87 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 67.92 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 64.62 (High)
  • How safe is Peqin for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Peqin.

    • Burglary and Theft 35.84 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 37.95 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 42.07 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 79.69 (High)
    • Car Stealing 37.35 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 37.95 (Low)
    • Attacks 29.22 (Low)
    • Drug offense 48.78 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 79.57 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 56.71 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 32.01 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 15.96 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 41.57 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Peqin is 94.01 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 59.67 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 86.43 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 82.83 (Very High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 41.64 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 37.74 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 46.54 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 16.99 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 33.89 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Peqin

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.23 USD
    • International Movie per seat 4.64 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.93 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 82.17 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 54.26 USD

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