Peshkopi

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Peshkopi
The center of Peshkopi as seen from the road into the neighborhood of Dobrovë.
The center of Peshkopi as seen from the road into the neighborhood of Dobrovë.
Peshkopi is located in Albania
Peshkopi
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
CountyDibër County
DistrictDibër District
Government
 • MayorIlir Krosi
Elevation
651 m (2,136 ft)
Population
(2004)
 • Total14,100
Time zoneUTC+1 (Central European Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
8301
Area code(s)0218
Car PlatesDI
Websitewww.peshkopia.com

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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