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Coat of arms of Orosh
Coat of arms
Orosh is located in Albania
Coordinates: 41°51′N 20°4′E / 41.850°N 20.067°E / 41.850; 20.067Coordinates: 41°51′N 20°4′E / 41.850°N 20.067°E / 41.850; 20.067
Country  Albania
County Lezhë
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,899
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Car plates MR

Orosh is a municipality in the Mirditë District, Lezhë County, northwestern Albania.[1] The population at the 2011 census was 1,899.[2] The seat of the municipality is the town of Reps. The former Orosh Abbey was located in the municipality. Terenzio Tocci gathered the Mirdite chieftains on April 26, 1911 in Orosh, proclaimed the independence of Albania, raised the flag of Albania and established the provisional government.[3]

Notable peoples[edit]


  1. ^ Albanian government budget legislation
  2. ^ 2011 census results
  3. ^ Elsie, Robert (2004), Historical dictionary of Albania, Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, p. 444, ISBN 978-0-8108-4872-6, OCLC 52347600, Tocci Torenzio....On 26 April 1911 he gathered the chieftains of Mirdita near Orosh and proclaimed independence of Albania, hoisting the Albanian flag for the first time after the death of Skanderbeg