February 25, 2017

2961 ALBANIA - Lurë


Lurë is a former municipality in northeastern Albania, became in 2015 a subdivision of the municipality Dibër. Old Lurë, Lurë Plain, and Borie Lurë are the three neighborhoods of Lurë. More villages are in the municipality, such as Krej Lurë, Pregj Lurë, Arrmall, Vlashe and Gur Lurë. The Lurë National Park, located in the eastern side of the Kunora e Lurës massif (2,119m), is famous for its 14 glaciel lakes at an altitude between 1,350 and 1,720m. The park is also home to many rare species of wildlife and natural beauty. The southern part of the park has a meadow of multi-color flowers and coniferous trees called the Field of Mares which offers scenic views.

About the stamps
The first stamp is part of the series Museum Objects, designed by Laert Kraja and issued on December 24, 2014. The second is part of the series Tourism - National Parks, issued on November 16, 2015.

References
Lurë - Wikipedia
Lurë National Park - Wikipedia

Sender: Indrit Muha (direct swap)
Sent from Elbasan (Elbasan / Albania), on 15.02.2017
Photo: Armando Baguca

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