Geography of Kosovo
Continental shelf of Kosovo is approximately 0 km² (around 0 mi²). Kosovo is located in Europe. Europe is a continent whose borders date back to the period of antiquity. European countries include, but are not limited to, the United Kingdom, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Malta, and The Vatican. Kosovo has 4 neighbouring countries. Its neighbours include Albania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia. Kosovo is a landlocked country. The average elevation range of Kosovo is 1,625 m (5,332 ft).
Total length of land borders of Kosovo is 714 kilometers (~276 miles). Kosovo shares its land borders with 4 different countries, and has the same number of unique land boundaries to neigbouring territories. As in the case of Kosovo, if a country has the same number of unique neighboring territories as number of land borders, than that country has no non-contiguous sections of a land border. This is in contrast to several countries that have multiple non-contiguous sections of land borders. Kosovo has 4 neighbouring countries. Its neighbours include Albania, Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia. The lengths of the land borders of Kosovo with its neighbouring countries are as follows:
- Albania - 112 km (70 mi),
- Macedonia - 159 km (99 mi),
- Montenegro - 79 km (49 mi),
- Serbia - 352 km (219 mi).
The capital city of Kosovo is Pristina.
The average elevation range of Kosovo is 1,625 m (5,332 ft). The highest point of Kosovo is Gjeravica, with its official height being 2656 m (8,714 ft). The lowest point of Kosovo is White Drin. It lies at 297 m (974 ft) above the sea level. The elevation difference between the highest (Gjeravica) and lowest (White Drin) points of Kosovo is 2359 m (2 ft).
The continental shelf of Kosovo is approximately 0 km² (around 0 mi²).
Forest and arable land
Read our section on climate to discover what parameters affect these and other biomes of the country.
The most notable natural resources found in Kosovo are nickel, lead, zinc, magnesium, lignite, kaolin, chrome, bauxite.