|Elevation||2,656 m (8,714 ft) |
|Prominence||1,018 m (3,340 ft) |
|Listing||Country high point|
|Pronunciation||Albanian pronunciation: [ɟɛɾavitsa]|
|Location||near Deçan, Kosovo[a]|
Đeravica or Gjeravica (Albanian: Gjeravica; Serbian Cyrillic: Ђеравица) is the second-highest mountain peak in the Prokletije mountain range and the Dinaric Alps chain, after Maja Jezercë. It is the highest mountain in Kosovo,[a] and, according to the view held by the government of Serbia that Kosovo is part of Serbia, the highest mountain of Serbia. It has an elevation of 2,656 m (8,714 ft) above sea level. Đeravica is in the western part of Kosovo, in the municipality of Junik. Before the 20th century, Đeravica used to be called Kaluđerovica (Kaluđer means monk in Serbian).[dubious ]
Đeravica is somewhat different from the rest of the Prokletije mountains in its lack of the stony, limestone texture the other mountains in Prokletije have. Many large and small glacial lakes can be found near the summit. The largest of the lakes is Đeravica Lake, which is just under the summit and is the origin of the Erenik river.
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- Kroni Tedel
- Kroni Gusija
- Kroni i Lizit
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- Gura e Mir
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- Kosovo is the subject of a territorial dispute between the Republic of Kosovo and the Republic of Serbia. The Republic of Kosovo unilaterally declared independence on 17 February 2008, but Serbia continues to claim it as part of its own sovereign territory. The two governments began to normalise relations in 2013, as part of the Brussels Agreement. Kosovo has been recognized as an independent state by 113 out of 193 United Nations member states, 10 of which have subsequently withdrawn recognition.
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