Prespa


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Prespa

 

a lake in the western Balkan Peninsula, in Yugoslavia, Albania, and Greece. Located in an intermontane tectonic basin at an elevation of 853 m, it covers an area of 285 sq km and reaches a depth of 54 m. The northern and eastern shores are gently sloping and have a somewhat even shoreline, whereas the southern and western shores are steep and have deep inlets. Lake Prespa is joined by a channel about 1 km long to the shallow Lake Mitri-Prespa, located to the south. It may have subsurface drainage through karst cavities into Lake Ohrid, which lies 16 km to the northwest and is 158 m lower in elevation. Annual variations in Lake Prespa’s water level are between 1.5 and 2 m. There is fishing on the lake.

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Contract award: Public procurement contract of works for arrangement of 500 meters of beach on Prespa lake, municipality of Resen in the central area (suburb of Stenje) and additional 100 meters of beach outside the Central urban area (suburb of Slivnica).
In addition to the two beaches on Lake Prespa, the construction of the beaches in Dojran has also been completed and the construction of the Lagadin beach in Ohrid is about to begin, said Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski during his visit to Prespa region over the weekend.
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Clement of Ohrid Award--for outstanding contribution to culture in the Republic of Macedonia, the highest award of the city of Skopje--the 13 November Award, three awards by the professional jury of the Vojdan Cernodrinski Festival of Professional Theaters in Prilep, the Actor of Europe Award in Prespa, and the Actor of the Year awards of the television channels A1 and Telma.
Many professors talked on that occasion about the history, tradition, art and culture of the medieval kingdom seated in Ohrid and Prespa.
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