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Get to Know Kolonje

Kolonja map

Kolonja traditional houseKolonja woodErseka Museum

Kolonja Bridge

Kolonjars are proud of their patriotism, freedom-loving, and strong educational traditions. They are a hard-working and cultured people. They have a long history of preserving thei

The Kolonja plateau was originally inhabited by the Illyrian tribes of Desareteve. Kolonja’s strategic location attracted many foreign invaders. However, the region’s population managed to resist these many invasions, beginning with revolts during the Roman and Ottoman Empires, right up to Albania’s Independence Day, in November 1912. Kolonja has played a special role in the country’s history, this area being especially important for the development of the Albanian alphabet.


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