Kukës County

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Kukës County
Qarku Kukës
County
Kukës as seen from the air
Kukës as seen from the air
Location of Kukës County within Albania.
Location of Kukës County within Albania.
Country  Albania
Municipalities 27
Villages 187
Established 2000
County Seat Kukës
Area
 • Total 2,374 km2 (917 sq mi)
Population (2011 census)
 • Total 85,292
 • Density 36/km2 (93/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code AL-07
Website www.kqk.gov.al

Kukës County (Albanian: Qarku i Kukësit) is one of the 12 counties of Albania. The population at the 2011 census was 85,292, in an area of 2374 km².[1] Its capital is the city Kukës.

Geography[edit]

To the east, Kukës borders Kosovo[a], while in the extreme northwest it borders Montenegro and in the extreme southeast it borders the Republic of Macedonia. Domestically, it borders the following counties:

Administrative divisions[edit]

Until 2000, Kukës County was subdivided into three districts: Has, Kukës, and Tropojë. As of 2014, it consists of the following 27 municipalities:

The following villages are situated in the county:

  • Aliaj
  • Arrën
  • Arrëz
  • Astë
  • Babinë
  • Bardhaj
  • Bardhoc 1
  • Bardhoc 2
  • Barrë
  • Barruç
  • Begaj
  • Bele
  • Berishë
  • Betoshe
  • Bicaj
  • Bllatë
  • Borje
  • Bradoshnicë
  • Breg-Lum
  • Brekije
  • Brenogë
  • Brisë
  • Buçaj
  • Bujan
  • Bukovë
  • Bushat
  • Bushtricë
  • Buzëmadhe
  • Bytyç
  • Cahan
  • Çajë
  • Çam
  • Çerem
  • Cërnalevë
  • Çinamak
  • Çorraj-Veliç
  • Curraj i Poshtëm
  • Curraj i Sipërm
  • Degë
  • Dobrunë
  • Dojan
  • Domaj
  • Dragobi
  • Drinas
  • Dukagjin
  • Dushaj i Poshtëm
  • Fajza
  • Fierzë
  • Fusharë
  • Fushë Lumi
  • Gabricë
  • Gajrep
  • Gdheshte
  • Gegaj
  • Gështejë
  • Gjallicë
  • Gjegjan
  • Gjegje
  • Gjinaj
  • Gjonpepaj
  • Golaj
  • Gostil
  • Gri
  • Gri e Re
  • Gryk-Çajë
  • Gurrë
  • Helshan
  • Jaho Salihi
  • Kalimash
  • Kalis
  • Kalis
  • Kam
  • Kasaj
  • Kepenek
  • Kërrnajë
  • Kishaj
  • Koçanaj
  • Kodër Lumë
  • Kodër-Gështejë
  • Kojel
  • Kolesjan
  • Kollovoz
  • Kolsh
  • Kosharisht
  • Kosturr
  • Kovaç
  • Krenze
  • Krumë
  • Kryemadh
  • Lagja Paqës
  • Lekbibaj
  • Lekurtaj
  • Leniq
  • Letaj
  • Liqeni i Kuq
  • Llugaj
  • Lojmë
  • Lusën
  • Luzhë
  • Malqene
  • Malzi
  • Mamëz
  • Margegaj
  • Markaj
  • Mash
  • Matranxh
  • Metaliaj
  • Mgulle
  • Mholaj
  • Morinë
  • Mujaj-Dajç
  • Mustafaj
  • Myç-Has
  • Myç-Mamëz
  • Myhejan
  • Nangë
  • Nikoliq
  • Nimçë
  • Novosej
  • Orçikël
  • Oreshkë
  • Orgjost
  • Osmane
  • Pac
  • Pakisht
  • Palç
  • Palush
  • Papaj
  • Peraj
  • Perollaj
  • Petkaj
  • Pistë
  • Pobreg
  • Pogaj
  • Pralisht
  • Prush
  • Pusi i Thatë
  • Qarr
  • Qerreç Mulaj
  • Resk
  • Rosujë
  • Rragam
  • Rragam
  • Rrez-Mali
  • Salce
  • Selimaj
  • Shëmri
  • Shëngjergj
  • Shikaj
  • Shishtavec
  • Shkëlzen
  • Shkinak
  • Shoshan
  • Shpat
  • Shtanë
  • Shtiqën
  • Shtrezë
  • Shumice- Ahmetaj
  • Skavicë
  • Sopot
  • Spas
  • Surroj
  • Tejdrinë
  • Tejmollë
  • Tërshenë
  • Tërthore
  • Tetaj
  • Topojan
  • Tpla
  • Tregtan
  • Turaj
  • Ujmisht
  • Valbonë
  • Vërrij
  • Viçidol
  • Vilë
  • Visoçë
  • Vlad
  • Vlahen
  • Vranisht
  • Xhaferraj
  • Zahrisht
  • Zallë
  • Zapod
  • Zgjeç
  • Zherkë
  • Zogaj

Demographics[edit]

According to the last national census from 2011 this county has 85,292 inhabitants. Ethnic groups in the county include:[1]

Notes and references[edit]

Notes:

a. ^ Kosovo is the subject of a territorial dispute between the Republic of Serbia and the Republic of Kosovo. The latter declared independence on 17 February 2008, but Serbia continues to claim it as part of its own sovereign territory. Kosovo's independence has been recognised by 108 out of 193 United Nations member states.

References:

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 42°10′N 20°20′E / 42.167°N 20.333°E / 42.167; 20.333