Prespa, Lake

Prespa, Lake

(prĕs`pä), Albanian Prespës, Macedonian Prespansko, 112 sq mi (290 sq km), SW North Macedonia, NW Greece, and E Albania; highest lake (alt. 2,798 ft/853 m) of the Balkans. It is connected with Lake OhridOhrid, Lake,
Albanian Ohrit, deepest lake of the Balkans, c.130 sq mi (340 sq km), on the North Macedonia–Albania border. It is connected with Lake Prespa by underground channels and is drained to the north by the Black Drin River.
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 by underground channels. Near the North Macedonian shore, outside Kubinovo, is the noted Byzantine church of St. George. The smaller Mikrí Prespa Lake is nearby; it lies in Greece and Albania.
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The river belongs to the Adriatic Basin, and via Lake Prespa, Lake Ohrid and the Crni Drim River, it empties into the Adriatic Sea.