Albanian part of Lake Ohrid added to the UNESCO World Heritage list

 
 The World Heritage Committee at the 43rd session held on Friday in Baku, Azerbaijan, approved by majority vote Albania's application to register the Albanian part of Ohrid Lake on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The acceptance decision was confirmed by the Albanian delegation attending the meeting.

Ohrid Lake is one of the largest lakes in the Balkan Peninsula and is considered one of the oldest lakes in the world. Most of the lake belongs to northern Macedonia, while the rest belongs to Albania. On the shore of the lake lies three big cities: Ohrid and Struga in Macedonia and Pogradec in Albania.

Ohrid Lake is added to the three cultural and natural heritage protected by UNESCO in Albania, the Butrint National Park, the Historic Centers of Gjirokastra and Berat. UNESCO has accepted as part of the masterpieces of oral heritage of mankind "even the Albanian isopolis.
Albanian part of Lake Ohrid added to the UNESCO World Heritage list Albanian part of Lake Ohrid added to the UNESCO World Heritage list Friday, July 05, 2019 Rating: 5
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