Geographical Data on Kosovo


Kosovo is a small and landlocked territory in the center of the Balkan Peninsula. Kosovo borders Macedonia, Albania, Serbia and Montenegro. Its area is 10 877 sq. km. Kosovo is at present divided into 30 municipalities. The climate in Kosovo is continental with warm summers and cold winters. Kosovo is densely populated with about 175 persons per sq. km.

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The Geographical Position of Kosovo

  • Northern Latitude 43 16’
  • Southern Latitude 41 53’
  • Eastern Longitude 21 16’
  • Western Longitude 19 59’
Length of Kosovo Borders
  Border to Length in km
Kosovo Albania 111.8
Kosovo Macedonia 158.7
Kosovo Montenegro 78.6
Kosovo Serbia 351.6
Total   700.7
Kosovo Main Rivers
River Length within the territory of Kosovo (km)
1 Drini i Bardhe 122 km
2 Sitnica 90 km
3 Lumbardhi i Pejes (Bitrica Peja) 62 km
4 Morava e Binqes 60 km
5 Lepenci 53 km
6 Ereniku 51 km
7 Ibri 42 km
8 Lumbardhi i Prizrenit (Bistrica Prizren) 31 km
Main Lakes in Kosovo
Lake Municipality Area in km2
Gazivode Zubin Potok 9.1 km2
Batllave Podujevë/ Podujevo 3.27 km2
Badovc Prishtinë/ Pristina 2.57 km2
Radoniq Gjakovë/ Dakovica 5.96 km2
Main Mountains in Kosovo
Mountain Region Height in meter
Gjeravica Peje/Pec 2656
Bistra Ferizaj/ Urosevac 2640
Marjash Peje/ Pec 2530
Luboteni Ferizaj/ Urosevac 2496
Koproniku Peje/ Pec 2460
Mali Strellcit Peje/ Pec 2377
Mali lumbardhit Peje/ Pec 2335

Source: Statistical Office of Kosovo