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Administrative Unit
Lukova village
Lukova village
Lukovë is located in Albania
Coordinates: 39°59′N 19°55′E / 39.983°N 19.917°E / 39.983; 19.917Coordinates: 39°59′N 19°55′E / 39.983°N 19.917°E / 39.983; 19.917
Country  Albania
County Vlorë
Municipality Himarë
Population (2011)
 • Administrative Unit 2,916
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Vehicle registration SR

Lukovë is a village and a former municipality in the Vlorë County, southern Albania. At the 2015 local government reform it became a subdivision of the municipality Himarë.[1] The population at the 2011 census was 2,916.[2] The municipal unit consists of the villages Lukovë, Borsh, Fterrë, Çorraj, Piqeras, Sasaj, Qazim Pali, Shën Vasil (Shënvasi) and Nivicë.[3] According to a demographic investigation by Leonidas Kallivretakis in the late 20th century, at that time Lukova the town itself had as its largest group an Albanian Christian population which consisted of 1706 people or 82% of the 2076-strong population; of the remainder, 12% was Albanian Muslims, and 6% Greek Christians. Of the population of Lukove commune including the surrounding villages, 54% were Albanian Christians, 40% were Albanian Muslims and 6% were Greek Christians.[4]

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  1. ^ Law nr. 115/2014[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ 2011 census results
  3. ^ Greece – Albania Neighbourhood Programme Archived 2012-03-27 at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ Kallivretakis, Leonidas (1995). "Η ελληνική κοινότητα της Αλβανίας υπό το πρίσμα της ιστορικής γεωγραφίας και δημογραφίας [The Greek Community of Albania in terms of historical geography and demography." In Nikolakopoulos, Ilias, Kouloubis Theodoros A. & Thanos M. Veremis (eds). Ο Ελληνισμός της Αλβανίας [The Greeks of Albania]. University of Athens. Page 53

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