Menkulas

Menkulas is a small village of roughly 1,000 inhabitants in the Korçë County, Albania. At the 2015 local government reform it became part of the municipality Devoll.[1] The inhabitants of Menkulas are Muslim.[2]

Menkulas
Menkulas is located in Albania
Menkulas
Menkulas
Coordinates: 40°32′N 20°57′E / 40.533°N 20.950°E / 40.533; 20.950Coordinates: 40°32′N 20°57′E / 40.533°N 20.950°E / 40.533; 20.950
Country Albania
CountyKorçë
MunicipalityDevoll
Municipal unitMiras
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

The main source of the economy for its inhabitants is agriculture; farming plays a very important role in their lives.

Notable peopleEdit

Dritëro Agolli (1931 – 2017), an Albanian poet, writer and politician

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Law nr. 115/2014" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-24. Retrieved 2015-06-26.
  2. ^ De Rapper, Gilles (2008). "Religion in post-communist Albania: Muslims, Christians and the concept of 'culture' (Devoll, South Albania)" (PDF). Anthropological Notebooks. 14 (2): 37. "the Muslim village of Menkulas"