Lopës

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Lopës
Administrative Unit
Lopës is located in Albania
Lopës
Lopës
Coordinates: 40°22′N 19°50′E / 40.367°N 19.833°E / 40.367; 19.833Coordinates: 40°22′N 19°50′E / 40.367°N 19.833°E / 40.367; 19.833
Country Albania Albania
County Gjirokastër
Municipality Tepelenë
Population (2011)
 • Administrative Unit 723
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Vehicle registration TP

Lopës is a former municipality in the Gjirokastër County, southern Albania. At the 2015 local government reform it became a subdivision of the municipality Tepelenë.[1] The population at the 2011 census was 723.[2] The municipal unit consists of the villages Sinanaj, Matohasanaj, Dorëz, Dhëmblan and Lab Martalloz.[3]

Etymology[edit]

The etymology of Lopes is in Albanian, as it derives from the word Lope (Albanian word for cow).

References[edit]

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