Farka Lake

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Farka Lake
Farka and Region.jpg
View of the lake from the distance.
Farka Lake is located in Albania
Farka Lake
Farka Lake
LocationFarka
Coordinates41°18′53″N 19°51′38″E / 41.31472°N 19.86056°E / 41.31472; 19.86056Coordinates: 41°18′53″N 19°51′38″E / 41.31472°N 19.86056°E / 41.31472; 19.86056
Lake typeArtificial Lake
Native nameLiqeni i Farkës
Basin countries Albania
Max. length2 km (1.2 mi)
Max. width700 m (2,300 ft)
Surface area75 ha (190 acres)
SettlementsTirana

The Farka Lake (Albanian: Liqeni i Farkës) is an artificial lake and municipal park in the southeast of Tirana, Albania. It is about 9.6 km away from the city centre of Tirana, and is administered by the Agency of Parks and Recreation of the Municipality of Tirana.

Geography[edit]

Farka Lake overlooking Dajti Mt

The lake is about 75 hectare, larger than the Artificial Lake of Tirana.[1] It has a maximum length of two kilometers as well as a maximum width of 700 meters. The dam at the south is about 300 metres long.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kryeministri Berisha viziton komunën Farkë. Vlerësimet më pozitive" (in Albanian).

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