Kolsh, Kukës

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Kolsh is located in Albania
Coordinates: 42°5′N 20°21′E / 42.083°N 20.350°E / 42.083; 20.350Coordinates: 42°5′N 20°21′E / 42.083°N 20.350°E / 42.083; 20.350
Country  Albania
County Kukës
 • Mayor Abedin Oruçi
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,250
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal code 8511 [1]
Car plates KU

Kolsh (Albanian: Komuna Kolsh) is one of the fourteen rural municipalities of Kukës District.[2] The population at the 2011 census was 1,250.[3] The municipality consists of the following villages:

  • Kolsh (193 families and a population of 856)[citation needed]
  • Mamëz (170 families and a population of 790)
  • Myç-Mamëz (118 families and a population of 694)


The municipality borders Fierza Lake to the East and to the North, Malzi Municipality to the west and Surroj Municipality to the south. This municipality has 481 families and a total population of 2,340 inhabitants.[citation needed] Common family names in the Kolsh area include: Kurpalaj, Lleshi, Gjocera, Toda, Visha, Cika, Doci, Paci. This zone is rich with water sources, mountains, fields, and resources of mineral materials, like chrome, iron or nickel. Agriculture is one the most important work to live. The other benefits come from emigrants in EU.


  1. ^ "Zip Codes" (PDF). Albanian Post Office. Retrieved 2011-08-03. 
  2. ^ Albanian government budget legislation
  3. ^ 2011 census results