Krahës

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Krahës
Administrative Unit
Krahës is located in Albania
Krahës
Krahës
Coordinates: 40°26′N 19°51′E / 40.433°N 19.850°E / 40.433; 19.850Coordinates: 40°26′N 19°51′E / 40.433°N 19.850°E / 40.433; 19.850
Country Albania Albania
County Gjirokastër
Municipality Memaliaj
Population (2011)
 • Administrative Unit 2,554
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Vehicle registration TP

Krahës is a village and a former municipality in the Gjirokastër County, southern Albania. At the 2015 local government reform it became a subdivision of the municipality Memaliaj.[1] The population at the 2011 census was 2,554.[2] The municipal unit consists of the villages Krahës, Krahës i Sipërm, Zhulaj, Lulëzim, Levan, Allkomemaj, Kalivaç, Përparim, Leshnjë and Xhaxhaj.[3]

Etymology[edit]

The etymology of Krahes is in Albanian, as it derives from the word Krah (Albanian for arm).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Law nr. 115/2014
  2. ^ 2011 census results
  3. ^ Greece – Albania Neighbourhood Programme