Cerja

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Cerje
Церје
Village
Cerje is located in Albania
Cerje
Cerje
Coordinates: 40°44′58″N 20°58′32″E / 40.74944°N 20.97556°E / 40.74944; 20.97556Coordinates: 40°44′58″N 20°58′32″E / 40.74944°N 20.97556°E / 40.74944; 20.97556
Country Albania Albania
County Korçë
Municipality Pustec
Administrative Unit Pustec
Population (2000)
 • Total 252
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Cerje (definite Albanian form: Cerja, Macedonian: Церје) is a village at the southeastern end of Pustec Municipality in the Korçë County of Albania,[1] near the border with Greece.

History[edit]

In 1904, following the Ilinden Uprising, Cerja came under the Bulgarian Exarchate. In 1911, the village was recorded by Georgi Trajčev as having six houses and 54 inhabitants.[2]

Demographics[edit]

According to a 2007 source, Cerja is the least populous village in Pustec Municipality, having only a small amount of elderly residents.[3]

Year Population[4]
1900 120
1926 98
1945 175
1960 250
1969 308
1979 308
1989 297
2000 252

References[edit]

  1. ^ Law nr. 115/2014[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ Трайчев, Георги. Български селища в днешна Албания, в: Отецъ Паисий, 15-31 юли 1929 година, стр.212.
  3. ^ Бело, Раки. Селищни имена в Мала Преска - Албания, в: Македонски преглед, ХХХ, №3, стр.135.
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