Fushë-Krujë

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Fushë-Krujë
Administrative Unit
Fushë-Kruja Aerial View.jpg
Fushë-Krujë is located in Albania
Fushë-Krujë
Fushë-Krujë
Coordinates: 41°29′N 19°43′E / 41.483°N 19.717°E / 41.483; 19.717Coordinates: 41°29′N 19°43′E / 41.483°N 19.717°E / 41.483; 19.717
Country Albania
County Durrës
Municipality Krujë
Population (2011)
 • Administrative Unit 18,477
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal Code 1502
Area Code 0563
Vehicle registration KR
Website www.bashkiafushekruje.gov.al

Fushë-Krujë is a town in Durrës County, Albania. At the 2015 local government reform it became a subdivision of the municipality Krujë.[1] The population at the 2011 census was 18,477.[2] The city has gained wider fame due to President George W. Bush's visit on Sunday, 10 June 2007. Fushë-Krujë was also the site of one of Skanderbeg's famous battles. Shote Galica, Albania's Kosovar Heroine, died here in 1927.

Fushë-Krujë is the future site of a cement factory to be operated by Antea Cement Sh.A., a subsidiary of Titan Cement of Greece.[3][4][5] - Already in Fushe Kruja is operating Fushe Kruja Cement Factory subsidiary of Seament Group leader in Sea Bulk Shipping that own also Elbasan Cement Factory in Elbasan. It is also the site of an important Bektashi monastery (tekke).

Honorary citizens[edit]

Statue G.W.Busch at Fushë-Kruja
Inscription statue G.W.Bush at Fushë-Kruja

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