Pjetroshan

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Pjetroshan
Village
Pjetroshan is located in Albania
Pjetroshan
Pjetroshan
Coordinates: 42°14′46″N 19°25′50″E / 42.24611°N 19.43056°E / 42.24611; 19.43056Coordinates: 42°14′46″N 19°25′50″E / 42.24611°N 19.43056°E / 42.24611; 19.43056
Country Albania Albania
County Shkodër
Municipality Malësi e Madhe
Administrative Unit Kastrat
Population
 • Total 1,216
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Pjetroshan is a settlement in the former Kastrat Municipality, Shkodër County, northern Albania.[1] At the 2015 local government reform it became part of the municipality Malësi e Madhe.[2] It has a population of 1,216.[3]

History[edit]

Pieraffama was mentioned by Mariano Bolizza in 1614, being part of the Sanjak of Scutari. It was Roman Catholic, had 40 houses, and 100 men at arms commanded by Lecha Buiari (Leka Bujari).[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Location of Pjetroshan". Retrieved 26 August 2010. 
  2. ^ Law nr. 115/2014
  3. ^ "Komuna Kastrat, Rrethi Malësi e Madhe" (in Albanian). Retrieved 26 August 2010. 
  4. ^ Early Albania: A Reader of Historical Texts, 11th-17th Centuries. Otto Harrassowitz Verlag. 2003. pp. 147–. ISBN 978-3-447-04783-8.