Maqellarë

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Maqellarë
Administrative Unit
Maqellarë is located in Albania
Maqellarë
Maqellarë
Coordinates: 41°35′N 20°30′E / 41.583°N 20.500°E / 41.583; 20.500Coordinates: 41°35′N 20°30′E / 41.583°N 20.500°E / 41.583; 20.500
Country Albania Albania
County Dibër
Municipality Dibër
Population (2011)
 • Administrative Unit 10,662
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Vehicle registration DI

Maqellarë (Macedonian: Макелара, Makelara or Маќелари, Makjelari) is a village and a former municipality in the Dibër County, northeastern Albania. At the 2015 local government reform it became a subdivision of the municipality Dibër.[1] The population at the 2011 census was 10,662.[2]

Demographics[edit]

According to the early 20th century newspaper Debar voice, the village had 23 houses of the Bulgarian Exarchate and 25 Muslim houses.[3]

Maqellare is today inhabited by both Albanians and Macedonians.[4][5]

People from Maqellarë[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Law nr. 115/2014
  2. ^ 2011 census results
  3. ^ Дебърски глас, година 2, брой 38, 3 април 1911, стр. 2.
  4. ^ Macedonians in Albania
  5. ^ [1]
  6. ^ "Владо Макеларски, носител на Партизанска споменица 1941 година" (in Macedonian). Утрински Весник. 29 January 2003. Retrieved 15 November 2009.