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Lumë[1] (also called Lum[2] and Lumi[3]) is a village in the former Shtiqën Municipality, Kukës County, Albania, beside the Kirit River.[4] At the 2015 local government reform it became part of the municipality Kukës.[5] It is about 21 kilometres (13 mi) northwest of Shkodër by road.[4]

Lumë
Lumë is located in Albania
Lumë
Lumë
Coordinates: 42°04′03″N 20°27′16″E / 42.06750°N 20.45444°E / 42.06750; 20.45444Coordinates: 42°04′03″N 20°27′16″E / 42.06750°N 20.45444°E / 42.06750; 20.45444
Country Albania
CountyKukës
MunicipalityKukës
Municipal unitShtiqën
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal Code
8513

It is part of the Lumë region. According to Johann Georg von Hahn, both the village and the region take the name from the Lumë stream.[6]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Lumë (Approved) at GEOnet Names Server, United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  2. ^ Lum (Variant) at GEOnet Names Server, United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  3. ^ Lumi (Variant) at GEOnet Names Server, United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  4. ^ a b "Lum", Topographic map 1:250,000, Titograd, NK-34-04, series 1501, United States Defense Intelligence Agency
  5. ^ "Law nr. 115/2014" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on 2015-09-24.
  6. ^ Fejzulla Gjabri (Department of Culture of Albania), Information about the Heroic Epos in the Province of Luma