Qendër Libohovë

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Qendër Libohovë
Administrative Unit
Qendër Libohovë is located in Albania
Qendër Libohovë
Qendër Libohovë
Coordinates: 40°4′N 20°16′E / 40.067°N 20.267°E / 40.067; 20.267Coordinates: 40°4′N 20°16′E / 40.067°N 20.267°E / 40.067; 20.267
Country Albania Albania
County Gjirokastër
Municipality Libohovë
Population (2011)
 • Administrative Unit 1,264
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Vehicle registration GJ

Qendër Libohovë is a former municipality in the Gjirokastër County, southern Albania. At the 2015 local government reform it became a subdivision of the municipality Libohovë.[1]

The population at the 2011 census was 1,264.[2]

The municipal unit consists of the villages Labovë e Sipërme, Labovë e Poshtme (together also referred to as Labovë e Kryqit), Suhë, Stegopull, Bulo, Drino and Nepravishtë.[3] An important cultural, religious and historical monument in the municipality St. Mary's Church, Labovë e Kryqit.The church seen today is essentially a creation of the 13th century at the time of the Despots of Epirus. However, an original foundation may go back to AD 527-565 during the reign of Emperor Justinian.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Law nr. 115/2014
  2. ^ 2011 census results
  3. ^ Greece – Albania Neighbourhood Programme Archived March 27, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ http://www.gjirokastra.org/sub_links/visiting_sub/visiting_labove.html