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Koritnik from Pashtrik

Koritnik or Koritniku (Albanian: Koritniku, Serbian Cyrillic: Коритник) is a mountain located in north-eastern Albania and the south of Kosovo[a]. It is 2,393 m (7,851 ft) high. It is totally surrounded by branches of the White Drin. In Kosovo the towns of Šar and Zur are next to the mountain. The Koritnik mountain because of its high pastures contains a population of 60 chamois. The Breznë Lake is near the Koritnik mountain.


a.   ^ 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 received formal recognition as an independent state from 111 out of 193 United Nations member states.

Coordinates: 42°05′00″N 20°34′00″E / 42.083333°N 20.566667°E / 42.083333; 20.566667 [1]


  1. ^ "NGA GEOnet Names Server". National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. 2009-09-09. Archived from the original on 2003-10-08. Retrieved 2010-01-01.