Lekbibaj

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Lekbibaj
Administrative Unit
Lekbibaj is located in Albania
Lekbibaj
Lekbibaj
Coordinates: 42°18′N 19°56′E / 42.300°N 19.933°E / 42.300; 19.933Coordinates: 42°18′N 19°56′E / 42.300°N 19.933°E / 42.300; 19.933
Country Albania Albania
County Kukës
Municipality Tropojë
Population (2011)
 • Administrative Unit 1,207
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Vehicle registration BC

Lekbibaj is a village and a former municipality in the Kukës County, northern Albania. At the 2015 local government reform it became a subdivision of the municipality Tropojë.[1] The population at the 2011 census was 1,207.[2]

Etymology[edit]

The etymology of this village's name is in Albanian, as it is a binary word comprising Leke+Bibaj (Lek being an Albanian personal name as well as bibe, an Albanian word and personal name related to a kind of bird.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Law nr. 115/2014
  2. ^ 2011 census results
  3. ^ Albanian government budget legislation