Peshkopi

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Peshkopi
The center of Peshkopi as seen from the road into the neighborhood of Dobrovë.
Peshkopi is located in Albania
Peshkopi
Coordinates: 41°40′59″N 20°25′44″E / 41.68306°N 20.42889°E / 41.68306; 20.42889Coordinates: 41°40′59″N 20°25′44″E / 41.68306°N 20.42889°E / 41.68306; 20.42889
Country  Albania
County Dibër County
District Dibër District
Government
 • Mayor Ilir Krosi
Elevation 651 m (2,136 ft)
Population (2004)
 • Total 14,100
Time zone Central European Time (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 8301
Area code(s) 0218
Car Plates DI

Peshkopi is a city in Dibër District, Dibër County, northeastern Albania. It is the capital of both.

It is 187 kilometres (116 mi) away from Tirana, the capital of Albania, and 20 kilometres (12 mi) from the Republic of Macedonia. About 14,100 people live here.

Peshkopi is east of the Black Drin river.

There is a branch of Aleksandër Moisiu University.

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