Shupenzë

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Shupenzë
Administrative Unit
Shupenzë is located in Albania
Shupenzë
Shupenzë
Coordinates: 41°32′N 20°25′E / 41.533°N 20.417°E / 41.533; 20.417Coordinates: 41°32′N 20°25′E / 41.533°N 20.417°E / 41.533; 20.417
Country  Albania
County Dibër
Municipality(s) Bulqizë
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Shupenzë is a village and a former municipality in the Dibër County, eastern Albania. At the 2015 local government reform it became a subdivision of the municipality Bulqizë.[1] The population at the 2011 census was 5,503.[2]

Historical demographics[edit]

In 1900, Vasil Kanchov gathered and compiled statistics on demographics in the area and reported the populations of ten villages in the modern municipality, including Bllacë, Boçevë, Homesh (Bulgarian: Омеже Omezhe), Kovashicë, Mazhicë, Okshatinë, Shtushaj, Topojan, Vlashaj and Zogjaj. All ten were reported as being Albanian-inhabited, with a total population amongst them of 4080.[3]

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