Fushë-Krujë

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Fushë-Krujë
Mali i Skënderbeut.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; 19.717
Country Albania
CountyDurrës
MunicipalityKrujë
Population
 (2011)
 • Municipal unit
18,477
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal Code
1502
Area Code0563
Vehicle registrationAL

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).

Climate[edit]

Fushë-Krujë has a mediterranean climate (Köppen climate classification: Csa).

Climate data for Fushë-Krujë
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 10.1
(50.2)
11.6
(52.9)
14.5
(58.1)
18.2
(64.8)
22.9
(73.2)
27.1
(80.8)
29.4
(84.9)
29.3
(84.7)
25.8
(78.4)
20.5
(68.9)
15.5
(59.9)
11.6
(52.9)
19.7
(67.5)
Daily mean °C (°F) 6.7
(44.1)
8.0
(46.4)
10.3
(50.5)
13.7
(56.7)
18.0
(64.4)
22.1
(71.8)
24.1
(75.4)
23.9
(75.0)
20.6
(69.1)
16.0
(60.8)
11.8
(53.2)
8.2
(46.8)
15.3
(59.5)
Average low °C (°F) 3.3
(37.9)
4.5
(40.1)
6.1
(43.0)
9.2
(48.6)
13.2
(55.8)
17.1
(62.8)
18.9
(66.0)
18.6
(65.5)
15.5
(59.9)
11.6
(52.9)
8.2
(46.8)
4.9
(40.8)
10.9
(51.7)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 150
(5.9)
135
(5.3)
114
(4.5)
97
(3.8)
83
(3.3)
55
(2.2)
33
(1.3)
42
(1.7)
78
(3.1)
116
(4.6)
172
(6.8)
161
(6.3)
1,236
(48.8)
Source: [6]

Honorary citizens[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Law nr. 115/2014" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-24. Retrieved 2015-06-09.
  2. ^ 2011 census results Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Reuters, Thu Jul 26, 2007 12:27pm BST – Greece's Titan to build cement plant in Albania
  4. ^ BalkanInsight.com, 25 February 2008. Work Starts On Albania Cement Plant
  5. ^ National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. Geographic Names. Fushë-Krujë, Albania. UNI-104769 UFI-155360 Archived April 7, 2007, at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ "Climate: Fushë-Krujë". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved February 13, 2019.
  7. ^ http://www.kosovapress.com/ks/beta/index.php?cid=1,2,22770[permanent dead link]