Fushë-Krujë

Fushë-Krujë is a city in Durrës County, Albania. At the 2015 local government reform it became a subdivision of the municipality Krujë.[1] The population at the 2011 census was 18,477.[2] The city has gained wider fame due to President George W. Bush's visit on Sunday, 10 June 2007. Fushë-Krujë was also the site of one of Skanderbeg's famous battles. Shote Galica, Albania's Kosovar Heroine, died there in 1927.

Fushë-Krujë
Fushë-Kruja Aerial View.jpg
Fushë-Krujë is located in Albania
Fushë-Krujë
Fushë-Krujë
Coordinates: 41°29′N 19°43′E / 41.483°N 19.717°E / 41.483; 19.717
Country Albania
CountyDurrës
MunicipalityKrujë
Population
 (2011)
 • Municipal unit
18,477
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal Code
1502
Area Code0563

Fushë-Krujë has been designated as the future site of a cement factory to be operated by Antea Cement Sh.A., a subsidiary of Titan Cement of Greece.[3][4][5] The Fushe Kruja Cement Factory is already operating in the town. It is a subsidiary of the Seament Group who are a leader in Sea Bulk Shipping and also own the Elbasan Cement Factory in Elbasan. T

ClimateEdit

Fushë-Krujë has a mediterranean climate (Köppen climate classification: Csa).

Climate data for Fushë-Krujë
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 10.1
(50.2)
11.6
(52.9)
14.5
(58.1)
18.2
(64.8)
22.9
(73.2)
27.1
(80.8)
29.4
(84.9)
29.3
(84.7)
25.8
(78.4)
20.5
(68.9)
15.5
(59.9)
11.6
(52.9)
19.7
(67.5)
Daily mean °C (°F) 6.7
(44.1)
8.0
(46.4)
10.3
(50.5)
13.7
(56.7)
18.0
(64.4)
22.1
(71.8)
24.1
(75.4)
23.9
(75.0)
20.6
(69.1)
16.0
(60.8)
11.8
(53.2)
8.2
(46.8)
15.3
(59.5)
Average low °C (°F) 3.3
(37.9)
4.5
(40.1)
6.1
(43.0)
9.2
(48.6)
13.2
(55.8)
17.1
(62.8)
18.9
(66.0)
18.6
(65.5)
15.5
(59.9)
11.6
(52.9)
8.2
(46.8)
4.9
(40.8)
10.9
(51.7)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 150
(5.9)
135
(5.3)
114
(4.5)
97
(3.8)
83
(3.3)
55
(2.2)
33
(1.3)
42
(1.7)
78
(3.1)
116
(4.6)
172
(6.8)
161
(6.3)
1,236
(48.8)
Source: [6]

Honorary citizensEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Law nr. 115/2014" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-24. Retrieved 2015-06-09.
  2. ^ 2011 census results Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Reuters, Thu Jul 26, 2007 12:27pm BST – Greece's Titan to build cement plant in Albania
  4. ^ BalkanInsight.com, 25 February 2008. Work Starts On Albania Cement Plant
  5. ^ National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. Geographic Names. Fushë-Krujë, Albania. UNI-104769 UFI-155360 Archived April 7, 2007, at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ "Climate: Fushë-Krujë". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved February 13, 2019.
  7. ^ [1]