Iljas

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Iljas
Village
Iljas is located in Albania
Iljas
Iljas
Coordinates: 40°8′34″N 19°40′16″E / 40.14278°N 19.67111°E / 40.14278; 19.67111Coordinates: 40°8′34″N 19°40′16″E / 40.14278°N 19.67111°E / 40.14278; 19.67111
Country  Albania
County Vlorë
Municipality Himarë
Administrative Unit Himarë
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Iljas is a maritime village on the Albanian Riviera in Vlorë County, Albania.[1] It is part of the municipality Himarë.[2]

Demographics[edit]

The village of Iljas is inhabited by an Orthodox Albanian population.[3]

History[edit]

In 1720, the villages of Himara, Palasa, Ilias, Vuno, Pilur and Qeparo refused to submit to the Pasha of Delvina.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Location of Iljas". Retrieved 2010-06-20. 
  2. ^ Law nr. 115/2014[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ 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. p. 51. "ΑΧ Αλβανοί Ορθόδοξοι Χριστιανοί"; p.53. "ILIASI ΙΛΙΑΣ 124 ΑΧ"
  4. ^ Etnografia shqiptare. 15. Akademia e Shkencave e RPSH, Instituti i Historisë, Sektori i Etnografisë. 1987. p. 199.