Krumë

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Krumë
Administrative Unit
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Krumë is located in Albania
Krumë
Krumë
Coordinates: 42°12′N 20°25′E / 42.200°N 20.417°E / 42.200; 20.417Coordinates: 42°12′N 20°25′E / 42.200°N 20.417°E / 42.200; 20.417
Country Albania
County Kukës
Municipality Has
Elevation 430 m (1,410 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Administrative Unit 6,006
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal Code 8601-8602
Area Code 0214
Vehicle registration HS

Krumë is a town and a former municipality in the Kukës County, northern Albania. At the 2015 local government reform it became a subdivision and the seat of the municipality Has.[1] The population according to the 2011 census was 6,006.[2] It was the seat of the former Has District.

Geography[edit]

Krumë is located at about 430 m above sea level. It is a small town at the north-west foot of the Bjeshka e Krumes mountain (English: Kruma Highland, Mount of Kruma), from which comes a large source of underground water called Vrella with clean and cool water serving the domestic population's needs for fresh water. Maja e Gjytezës, a mountain located few kilometers south of Krumë reaches an altitude of 1435 m above sea level.

Economy[edit]

The main activities are copper mining and agriculture. The region is known for its copper mines which production is expected to dramatically increase in the coming decade. According to new government plans, tourism and copper industry will drive the economic growth of the region.

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