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
County Gjirokastër
Municipality(s) Tepelenë
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

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).

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