Berat is a town of about 65,000 inhabitants and one of the two municipalities Berat District that is part of Berat region .Berat lands, according to archaeologists have been inhabited by civilized people from the VII century BC. The city inherited from the past a long string of rich historical value, cultural, ethnographic, architectural and beliefs, such that pose a significant potential for tourism.
Historical and tourcistic places in Berat:
- Berati Castle
- Gorica Bridge
- Church/es of Berati
- National Park in Mount Tomorr
The City of Berat is initially set up as a fortress on the rocky hill with height 187 m above sea level, on the right side of the river Osumi , before you go out on the field this Myzeqe, the largest of Albania. Circle of Berat lies in the Central Mountainous Region Southwest partly in Lowland Albania, at coordinates: latitude: North 40 degrees 52’24 “South 40 degrees 29’30” (city 40 degrees 41’06 “); longitude: east 20 degrees 10’51 “West 19 degrees 44’30” (city 19 degrees 56’40 “). The district covers an area of 953.6 square kilometers (1.6 square km city).
The climate of the district is typically Mediterranean, with annual average temperature 15.9 degrees C. The average temperature of the coldest month is 7.2 degrees C and it’s hotter months 28.2 degrees C. Lower absolute temperature was –
Berat was the rare cities where life began in deep antiquity without being interrupted and continues until today. Two hammers stone dating to the beginning of life before the Bronze Age (2600-