Dhivër

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Dhivër
Administrative Unit
Dhivër is located in Albania
Dhivër
Dhivër
Coordinates: 39°50′N 20°10′E / 39.833°N 20.167°E / 39.833; 20.167Coordinates: 39°50′N 20°10′E / 39.833°N 20.167°E / 39.833; 20.167
Country  Albania
County Vlorë
Municipality(s) Finiq
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Website divri.gr

Dhivër (Greek: Δίβρη, Greek pronunciation: [Ðivrˈi]) is a Greek village and a former municipality in the Vlorë County, southern Albania. At the 2015 local government reform it became a subdivision of the municipality Finiq.[1] The population at the 2011 census was 1,396.[2] The municipal unit consists of the villages Dhivër, Rumanxë, Memoraq, Navaricë, Dermish, Leshnicë e Sipërme, Leshnicë e Poshtme, Janicat, Llupsat, Cerkovicë, Shëndre and Malcan.[3] A 1993 study by Leonidas Kallivretakis found that the population of the commune consisted of 91% ethnic Greek Christians and 9% Albanian Muslims, the latter all located in the village of Navaricë.[4][5]

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.
  4. ^ Kallivretakis, Leonidas (1995). "Η ελληνική κοινότητα της Αλβανίας υπό το πρίσμα της ιστορικής γεωγραφίας και δημογραφίας [The Greek Community of Albania in terms of historical geography and demography." In Nikolakopoulos, Ilias, Kouloubis Theodoros A. & Thanos M. Veremis (eds). Ο Ελληνισμός της Αλβανίας [The Greeks of Albania]. University of Athens. Page 53; p. 51. "AM Αλβανοί Μουσουλμάνοι", p. 53. "NAVARICE ΝΑΒΑΡΠΣΑ (ΑΒΑΡΙΤΣΑ) 489 AM".
  5. ^ Hammond, Nicholas Geoffrey Lemprière (1967). Epirus: the Geography, the Ancient Remains, the History and Topography of Epirus and Adjacent Areas. Oxford: Clarendon Press. p. 120. ISBN 9780198142539.  "Avaricë, (or Navaricë) a picturesque Albanian-speaking village"