Buz, Albania

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Buz
Administrative Unit
Buz is located in Albania
Buz
Buz
Coordinates: 40°27′N 20°0′E / 40.450°N 20.000°E / 40.450; 20.000Coordinates: 40°27′N 20°0′E / 40.450°N 20.000°E / 40.450; 20.000
Country Albania Albania
County Gjirokastër
Municipality Memaliaj
Population (2011)
 • Administrative Unit 737
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Vehicle registration TP

Buz is a village and a former municipality in the Gjirokastër County, southern Albania. At the 2015 local government reform it became a subdivision of the municipality Memaliaj.[1] The population at the 2011 census was 737.[2] The municipal unit consists of the villages Buz, Kalemaj, Badër, Kurtjez, Golemaj, Arrëz e Vogël, Shalës, Xhafaj, Gllavë, Selckë, Selckë e Vogël, Komar and Bardhaj.[3]

Statue of Tafil Buzi, in the town of Buz, Albania

A statue can be found there for Tafil Buzi (1792-1844).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Law nr. 115/2014[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ 2011 census results
  3. ^ Greece – Albania Neighbourhood Programme Archived March 27, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.