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Aranitas is a village and a former municipality in Fier County, Albania. During the 2015 local government reform it became a subdivision of the municipality of Mallakastër. The population at the 2011 census was 2,714. The name is derived from the Arianiti family, an Albanian noble family in the late Middle Ages.
- Xhemal Aranitasi, former commander in chief of the Royal Albanian Army, studied in the Monastir Military High School
- Ali Shametaj, Albanian folk singer