Zla Kolata

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Zla Kolata
Zla Kolata.JPG
Zla Kolata from northeast
Highest point
Elevation2,534 m (8,314 ft) [1]
Prominence100 m (330 ft) Edit this on Wikidata
ListingCountry high point
Coordinates42°29′06″N 19°53′50″E / 42.48500°N 19.89722°E / 42.48500; 19.89722Coordinates: 42°29′06″N 19°53′50″E / 42.48500°N 19.89722°E / 42.48500; 19.89722[1]
Zla Kolata is located in Montenegro
Zla Kolata
Zla Kolata
Zla Kolata in Montenegro (on Albania border)
LocationMontenegro / Albania border
Parent rangeProkletije, Dinaric Alps

Zla Kolata (Montenegrin: Зла Колата, Zla Kolata; Albanian: Kollata e Keqe) is a mountain of the Prokletije on the border of Montenegro and Albania.[2]


Zla Kolata has an elevation of 2,534 metres (8,314 ft), making it the highest mountain in Montenegro, and the 16th highest in Albania.[3][4] It is located on the border of the Gusinje municipality of Montenegro and the Tropojë district of Kukës County, Albania. Zla Kolata has an enormous summit and is a popular tourist destination in both countries. Standing half a kilometre to the northeast at 2,528 metres (8,294 ft), only slightly lower, is Kolata e Mirë or Dobre Kolata , also located on the border. The highest peak on this massif is a kilometer east-southeast of Zla Kolata and is completely on Albanian soil; called Rodi e Kollatës or Maja e Kollatës,[5] it rises to 2,552 m (8,373 ft) but despite the dramatic views into the Valbona Valley, is not as often visited.


  1. ^ a b "Maja Kolata" on Peakbagger Archived 22 July 2017 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved 27 September 2011
  2. ^ summitpost.org Archived 26 January 2018 at the Wayback Machine Summitpost claims incorrectly that this peak lies entirely within Montenegro. Retrieved 27 September 2011
  3. ^ Crolla, R.; McKeating, C. (2014). Europe's High Points: Reaching the summit of every country in Europe. Cicerone Press. p. 241. ISBN 978-1-84965-960-4. Retrieved 3 September 2018.
  4. ^ Abraham, R. (2018). The Peaks of the Balkans Trail: Montenegro, Albania and Kosovo. Cicerone Press. p. 87. ISBN 978-1-78362-556-7. Retrieved 3 September 2018.
  5. ^ "Retrieved 19 January 2017". Archived from the original on 11 January 2015. Retrieved 3 September 2018.