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Bogë (definite Albanian form: Boga) is a village in the former Shkrel municipality, northern Albania. At the 2015 local government reform it became part of the municipality Malësi e Madhe. It was a historical bajrak of Kelmendi tribe in the north headwaters of Prroni i thate, bounded to the north by Shala; south by Ducaj. The village was attached to Shkrel despite originally being part of Kelmendi. The village consisted of 75 families in 1908 according to Edith Durham, all of which were Catholics. The village is divided in two sections, consisting of Preçaj and Kolaj neighborhoods.
The village has a church (Kisha e Bogës), located on 920m above sea level.
- Aleksander Sirdani (1903-1948), pastor of the bajrak of Bogë and historian
- Marin Sirdani (1887-1962), pastor of the bajrak of Bogë and historian. The local school is holds his name as he was the first to give lessons in the village.
- Dr. Marash Rakaj, a faculty member of the University of Shkodra, "Luigj Gurakuqi" Shkoder.
- Law nr. 115/2014[permanent dead link]
- Myres, Winterbotham, Longland 1945, p. 156
- Nopcsa 1910
- Owen Pearson; Centre for Albanian Studies (London, England) (2006). Albania as Dictatorship and Democracy: From Isolation to the Kosovo War, 1946-1998. Centre for Albanian Studies. p. 156. ISBN 978-1-84511-105-2.
BOGA (Boge): a bajrak of Kelmendi
- Sir John Linton Myres; Harold St. John Loyd Winterbotham; F. Longland (1945). Albania. Naval Intelligence Division.
- Ferencz Nopcsa (báró) (1910). Aus Šala und Klementi: Albanische Wanderungen. D. A. Kajon.
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- "Location of Bogë". Retrieved 30 August 2010.
- "Komuna Shkrel (Official site)" (in Albanian).
- "Photos of Bogë". 2015 year
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