Metoq

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Metoq
Village
Metoq is located in Albania
Metoq
Metoq
Coordinates: 39°53′0″N 20°2′44″E / 39.88333°N 20.04556°E / 39.88333; 20.04556Coordinates: 39°53′0″N 20°2′44″E / 39.88333°N 20.04556°E / 39.88333; 20.04556
Country  Albania
County Vlorë
Municipality(s) Sarandë
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Metoq (Greek: Μετόχι Metochi) is a village in Vlorë County, southwestern Albania. It is part of the municipality Sarandë.[1] It is located to the east of Sarandë, next to the village of Vrion.[2][3]

Ruins of two ancient Greek temples were found in the vicinity of the village.[4] The village stands by the roads that connect Sarandë with the Albanian Riviera, as well as with the national road to Gjirokastër.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Law nr. 115/2014[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ Google Maps (Map). Google. 
  3. ^ Bing Maps (Map). Microsoft and Harris Corporation Earthstar Geographics LLC. 
  4. ^ Nicholas Geoffrey Lemprière Hammond. Epirus: the geography, the ancient remains, the history and topography of Epirus and adjacent areas. Clarendon P., 1967, p. 99