The Korça District is situated in south-eastern Albania, in the Central Mountainous Region. It encompasses three cities and towns: Korça, centre of the District, Bilisht and Maliq, as well as 27 communes. The City of Korça is one of the main cities in Albania. Located in south-eastern Albania, it lies at the foot of the Morava Mountain, at 869 metres above sea-level. The mountains have an average height of 1145 metres. The region of Korça is surrounded by a considerable number of hills and mountains. To the east, the city is bordered by the Morava Mountains, and to the west, by the area of Gora, Voskopoja and Vithkuq, which are home to the highest mountains.