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Kakunj is located in Albania
Coordinates: 41°10′N 19°52′E / 41.167°N 19.867°E / 41.167; 19.867Coordinates: 41°10′N 19°52′E / 41.167°N 19.867°E / 41.167; 19.867
Country Albania
Municipal unitBaldushk
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Old House in Kakunj.jpg

[1]Kakunj is a village in the former administrative unit of Baldushk in Tirana District, Albania.[2] At the 2015 local government reform it became part of the municipality Tirana.[3] Kakunj is famous for its waterfall called the waterfall of Kakunja (alb: Ujëvara e Kakunjes) or as the local people call it, the waterfall of Askolaj (Askolaj is the name of the geographical location where the waterfall is located. The village has a very panoramic view surrounded by low level hills and it is suitable for people that love nature and hiking. It also has bars and a restaurant "Kakunje e Vjeter Restaurant" where your can try some local dishes.

Ujvara e Kakunjës.jpg


  1. ^ Bolaños, Katherine. (2016). A grammar of Kakua. LOT, Netherlands Graduate School. ISBN 978-94-6093-215-1. OCLC 965462505.
  2. ^ "Qarku Tirane". Shoqata e Komunave të Shqipërisë. Archived from the original on 3 September 2011. Retrieved 9 May 2011.
  3. ^ "Law nr. 115/2014" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-24. Retrieved 2015-07-08.