in Rrethi i Malësia e Madhe of Qarku i Shkodrës, Albania
- Natural and Culturo-Historical Region of Kotor (Unesco heritage, 52 mi)
- Medieval Monuments in Kosovo (Unesco heritage, 57 mi)
- Durmitor National Park (Unesco heritage, 80 mi)
- Old City of Dubrovnik (Unesco heritage, 85 mi)
- Stari Ras and Sopoćani (Unesco heritage, 87 mi)
- Natural and Cultural Heritage of the Ohrid region (Unesco heritage, 92 mi)
- Studenica Monastery (Unesco heritage, 112 mi)
- Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar (Unesco heritage, 125 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 42.040 and 19.525 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 42° 2' 22" and E 19° 31' 31"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Lek - ALL
- Spoken languages:
- Albanian, Modern Greek
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 02:23 PM (Saturday)
- Timezone: Europe/Tirane
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:12 am and 8:05 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -43.733 and -176.350 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Kuç in Rrethi i Malësia e Madhe (Qarku i Shkodrës) is a town in Albania about 51 mi (or 83 km) north of Tirana, the country's capital city.
Current time in Kuç is now 02:23 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Europe / Tirane with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 9 airports near Kuç, of which 3 are larger airports. The closest is airport we know is Podgorica Airport in Montenegro in a distance of 26 mi (or 42 km). The closest airport in Albania is Tirana International Airport Mother Teresa in a distance of 44 mi (or 42 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Natural and Culturo-Historical Region of Kotor in Montenegro at a distance of 52 mi (or 84 km). Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Shkoder, Guri i Zi, Berdica e Madhe, Vau i Dejes and Gruemire. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
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“Ora e Tokes” ne Shkoder
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Attractions and noteworthy things
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The District of Shkodër is one of the thirty-six districts of Albania, part of Shkodër County. It has a population of 185,646 (2010 estimate), and an area of 1,973 km². It is in the north of the country, and its capital is Shkodër.
Urë e Shtrenjtë
Urë e Shtrenjtë is a small village in the valley of the river Kir in northern Albania. It is part of the municipality of Postribë, in Shkodër District. It is a very small and poor community making a basic living off the land. The farmers produce a variety of crops, from corn and beans, to raising livestock. Supported by Oxfam, the farmers have also expanded in honey production. The honey is very aromatic, as its source as a mixture of wild chestnut, sage and thyme pollen.
Loro Boriçi Stadium
Loro Boriçi Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Shkodër, Albania. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home ground of Vllaznia Shkodër. The stadium holds 16,000 spectators and was reconstructed in 2001. It is named in honour of Loro Boriçi, famous player in 1940s and 1950s. It is also the second largest stadium in Albania behind the Qemal Stafa stadium in Tirana.
Luigj Gurakuqi University
The University "Luigj Gurakuqi" of Shkodër in Albania was established in 1957. It has 6 faculties, 15 branches, 14 departments and more than 140 professors. It has been the major institution of higher education in the region, especially in the technical and scientific disciplines. In 1992, the university received permission from the government to initiate the development of the Faculty of Economics, with responsibilities for emphasizing market economics, management, and business administration.
Jordan Misja High School
Jordan Misja High School is a public high school located in the major northern city of Shkodra, Albania. Established in 1957, it is one of the city's oldest public institutions of secondary education.
28 Nëntori High School
28 Nëntori High School is a public high school in Shkodra, Albania. It is the largest school in the city.
Shurdhah Island (Albanian: Ishulli i Shurdhahit) is an island in northern Albania. Shurdhah Island is located in the Vau i Dejës Reservoir, which is fed and drained by the river Drin. It is the largest island in the reservoir with an area of 7.5 hectares. From the most northern tip of the island to the most southern tip of it, it has an estimated length of 390 m . It is mainly covered by trees. It is accessible by tourist boat in summer from the Vau i Dejës dam or Rragam.
Shaqari Island (Albanian: Ishulli i Shaqarisë) is a small islet found in northern Albania in Lake Scutari. It is very small and is situated just opposite the village of Shiroka which strandels the largest lake in the Balkans. The island is connected to Shiroka by a bridge and there is a building built on the island.
Gjadër Air Base
Gjadër Air Base is a military airport located in Gjadër, Lezhë County, Albania. It is north of the city of Lezhë and is also known as Lezhë-Zadrima Air Base. The Gjadër airfield is unique in Albania in being built near a mountain. It was built to allow aircraft after landing to go into a tunnel under the mountain. The tunnels have a capacity of storing about 50 aircraft plus personnel.
Shkodër Cathedral (Albanian: Katedralja e Shkodrës), also known as St Stephen's Catholic Cathedral or Kisha e Madhe (the Great Church) is a cathedral in the city of Shkodër in northwestern Albania. The Roman Catholic cathedral is dedicated to Saint Stephen. During the Siege of Scutari (1912–1913) the cathedral was damaged by the Montenegrin army, particularly the south east side, causing fire in the bell tower. The Cathedral was closed in 1967 and reopened in 1990.
Ebu Beker Mosque
The Ebu Beker Mosque (Albanian: Xhamia Ebu Beker) is a mosque in Shkodër, in northwestern Albania. The mosque was historically important in the scholarly learning of the city and attracted notable Islamic scholars and theologians.
Mes Bridge (Albanian: Ura e Mesit "bridge in the middle") is a bridge in the village of Mes, about five kilometres (straight line) northeast of Shkodër, in northwestern Albania. It was built in the 18th century, around 1780, by Kara Mahmud Bushati, the local Ottoman pasha, and it spans the Kir River. It is 108 m long, and represent one of the longest Ottoman bridges in the region. It was built as part of the road that goes up the Kir Valley, eventually to Pristina.
Shkodër Orthodox Cathedral
Nativity of Christ Orthodox Cathedral of Shkodrës is a modern orthodox cathedral in the city of Shkodër in northwestern Albania.
Kratul was an Illyrian settlement and fortification located in the territories of the Illyrian tribe of Labeates. The archaeological material indicates that life at the settlement was active from the early Iron Age (beginning of 1st millennium BC) until the 1st century AD.
Renc is a village in the municipality Guri i Zi, northern Albania. It is located 1.5 km east from the city of Shkodër and consists of 860 inhabitants and 236 houses. The village name comes from the place (rrenx malit) where it was settled 1396. Rrenc has 2 Deshmoret nations which still exist to this day. Lapidari marble with their names, (Kole Rrok Matthias and Simon) who both have ren on duty like any other martyr Albanian.
Shiroka is a village located near Shkodër, Albania.
Siege of Shkodra
The Siege of Shkodra of 1478-79 was a confrontation between the Ottoman Empire and the Albanians and Venetians at Shkodra and its Rozafa Castle during the First Ottoman-Venetian War (1463–79). Ottoman historian Franz Babinger called the siege “one of the most remarkable episodes in the struggle between the West and the Crescent.
Baleč or Baleš was a medieval fortified town near Shkodër in contemporary Albania. It was built on the hill whose name was Baleš (later known as Balezo or Maja e Balecit). The settlement was built on the ruins of former Roman castle. During the Byzantine rule over the area, it was part of Dyrrhachium theme and later it was a seat of župa of the Kingdom of Duklja and later of the Lordship of Zeta.
Siege of Shkodra (1474)
The Siege of Shkodra of 1474 was an Ottoman attack upon Venetian-controlled Shkodra in Albania Veneta during the First Ottoman-Venetian War (1463–79).
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