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Lezh

Lezh (Albanian: Lezh or Lezha) is a city in northwest Albania, in the district and county with the same name. It is located at 41.79°N 19.65°E and has a population of about 17,000 (2004 est). It was known in ancient times of Illyria as Lissus.

Lezh was the site of the League of Lezh in 1444 where Gjergj Kastriot Skanderbeg united the Albanian princes in the fight against the Ottoman Empire.

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