Martanesh

Martanesh (Albanian: Martaneshi) is a geographic and ethnographic region within the Dibër County in eastern Albania. Formerly a commune, at the 2015 local government reform it became a subdivision of the municipality Bulqizë.[2] The population at the 2011 census was 1,836.[3] The settlement holding the status of town is Krastë, which was also the center of the commune. The population is largely Bektashi with a rather small Catholic minority, and the commune contains the Teqe of Martanesh.

Martanesh
Martanesh is located in Albania
Martanesh
Martanesh
Coordinates: 41°23′N 20°14′E / 41.383°N 20.233°E / 41.383; 20.233Coordinates: 41°23′N 20°14′E / 41.383°N 20.233°E / 41.383; 20.233
Country Albania
CountyDibër
MunicipalityBulqizë
 • Municipal unit169.2 km2 (65.3 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Municipal unit
1,836
 • Municipal unit density11/km2 (28/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal Code
8403[1]

Notable peopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kodet postare te rrethit Bulqizë: Zyra postare Martanesh". Shqiperia.com. Retrieved April 13, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Law nr. 115/2014" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-24. Retrieved 2015-06-09.
  3. ^ 2011 census results Archived 2016-03-03 at the Wayback Machine