Kurvelesh municipality

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Kurvelesh
Municipality
Kurvelesh is located in Albania
Kurvelesh
Kurvelesh
Coordinates: 40°14′N 19°54′E / 40.233°N 19.900°E / 40.233; 19.900Coordinates: 40°14′N 19°54′E / 40.233°N 19.900°E / 40.233; 19.900
Country  Albania
County Gjirokastër County
District Tepelenë District
Time zone Central European Time (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Car Plates TP

Kurvelesh is a municipality in the Tepelenë District, Gjirokastër County, southern Albania.[1] The municipality consists of the villages Progonat, Lekdush, Gusmar, Nivicë and Rexhin.[2]

History[edit]

Ottoman[edit]

In the early 20th century a çetë(armed band) consisting of 200 activists of the Albanian National Awakening was formed in Kurvelesh.[3]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Albanian government budget legislation
  2. ^ Greece – Albania Neighbourhood Programme
  3. ^ Skendi, Stavro (1967). The Albanian national awakening, 1878-1912. Princeton University Press. p. 421. Retrieved 24 April 2011.