Kukes is one of the most attractive regional centers of Albania. It is situated in the Kukes district in 100 kilometres from Tirana, the capital of the Republic. The most interesting and famous sights can be found right in the nearest suburbs of Kukes. It is Gjallica and Kosharisht, beautiful hills, barrows and historical monuments.
Nowadays the population of the Kukes is about 20 thousand people which made the town the eleventh one in Albania according to the population size. World-wide famous Ilda Reka was born and grew up here.