List of mountains in Kosovo
List of mountains in Kosovo shows some of the vast number of mountains of Kosovo[a]. Most of Kosovo is covered with medium-high to high mountains. Mountains of Kosovo belong to Dinarides range. The Plain of Kosovo is on average 550 m (1,804 ft) above the sea level and the Plain of Metohija is on average 450 m (1,476 ft) high. The Dinaric Alps in the east and the Šar Mountains in the south are home to the highest peaks in Kosovo rising well over 2,000 m (6,562 ft). The only mountain in the north higher than 2,000 m (6,562 ft) is Kopaonik which rises to 2,017 m (6,617 ft).
List of highest peaks in Kosovo
List of mountain peaks in Kosovo with over 2,000 m (6,562 ft) in height
- The peak marked with an asterisk is the tripoint of Albania, Kosovo and Montenegro.
- The peak marked with two asterisks is on the border of Kosovo, Montenegro and Serbia.
- The peak marked with three asterisks is the tripoint of Albania, Kosovo and Macedonia.
List of coordinates of some significant mountain peaks
The list contains coordinates of some significant peaks alphabetically ordered by mountain and then peak name
|Mountain||Highest peak(s)||Altitude (m)||Coordinates||Nearest town|
|Bukova Glava (peak)||1677||Suva Reka|
|Studenica, Kosovo (peak)||1723||Suva Reka|
|Mokra gora||Novi Vrh (peak)||1806||Peć|
|Šar Mountains||Vrtop (peak)||2555||Prizren|
|Žar Mountain||Pljoš||1694||Suva Reka|
Here are some of the less significant peaks, but that define the border of Kosovo and are thus interesting.
North East on the border to Serbia :
- Babina Stena
- Grab (peak)
- Veliki Bukovik
- Baljevac (mountain)/Valjevac
- Srednji Breg
- Milanov Vrh next to Pančićev vrh
Following the Tip on the left side :
Notes and references
|a.||^ Kosovo is the subject of a territorial dispute between the Republic of Serbia and the Republic of Kosovo. The latter declared independence on 17 February 2008, but Serbia continues to claim it as part of its own sovereign territory. Kosovo's independence has been recognised by 106 out of 193 United Nations member states.|
- http://www.hikingnjeri.com/english/Welcome.html :new highest peak in Kosovo discovered in the border with Macedonia
- Mountains list in Serbian. (Adopted with author's permission. Used for coordinates only.)
- Greater Geographical Atlas of Yugoslavia, University Press "Liber", Zagreb, 1987.
- USAID/BHR/OFDA "Humanitarian Response Planning Map: Kosovo 1998", Scale 1:225.000, 18 November 1998, 2nd edition