Paštrik

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Paštrik
Pashtrik
Паштрик
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Overview of Paštrik Mountains
Highest point
PeakPaštrik
Elevation1,986 m (6,516 ft)
Coordinates42°12′38″N 20°31′24″E / 42.21056°N 20.52333°E / 42.21056; 20.52333Coordinates: 42°12′38″N 20°31′24″E / 42.21056°N 20.52333°E / 42.21056; 20.52333
Geography
CountriesAlbania and Kosovo[a]
Parent rangeDinaric Alps

Paštrik or Pashtrik (Albanian: Pashtrik; Serbian: Паштрик, Paštrik) is a mountain located in Kosovo[a] and Albania. Its highest peak is located on their mutual border, it is also called Paštrik and it is 1,986 m (6,516 ft) high. The White Drin river passes along by it.[1]

Overview[edit]

Two-thirds of the mountain belongs to Albania. It is located in north-eastern Albania. The village of Krumë is positioned next to it. One-third of the mountain is in Kosovo. It is located in south-western Kosovo. The village of Gjonaj is positioned next to the mountain. It was built from Paleozoic core, covered by Mesozoic limestone, mostly under the vegetation.

Small mammals living in the mountain include the common vole, northern white-breasted hedgehog, balkan mole, and european mole.[2] The blind mole occurs in the grasslands in old growth stands of beech forest.

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Notes and references[edit]

Notes:

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 2013 Brussels Agreement. Kosovo has been recognized as an independent state by 112 out of 193 United Nations member states, while 12 states have recognized Kosovo only to later withdraw their recognition.

References:

  1. ^ Marković, Jovan (1990). Enciklopedijski geografski leksikon Jugoslavije. Sarajevo: Svjetlost. ISBN 978-86-01-02651-3.
  2. ^ University of Tirana. "Small terrestrial mammals of Albania: distribution and diversity (Mammalia, Eulipotyphla, Rodentia)" (PDF). zookeys.pensoft.net. Tirana.