Durrës is the second largest city of Albania located on the central Albanian coast.It is one of the most ancient and economically significant cities of Albania.
It has been continuously inhabited for 2,700 years.
The southern coastal stretch is renowned for its traditional mass beach tourism. In contrast, the northern coastal stretch is mostly unspoiled and set to become an elite tourism destination as a number of beach resorts are being built since 2009.
Neighboring districts are known for the production of good wine and a variety of foodstuffs.