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The Fierza Reservoir (Albanian: Liqeni i Fierzës) is a reservoir in Albania and Kosovo. The Drin River and parts of the White Drin and Black Drin also runs through the reservoir. The size of the lake is 72.6 km2 (28.0 sq mi), of which 2.46 km² belong to Kosovo. It is 70 km long and has a depth of 128 m. In the Albanian side of the lake there are many canyons and some small islands. The dam is 167m tall.[2] In 2014, the lake was declared a Regional Nature Park by the Kukes County Council.[3]

The reservoir was formed as a result of the construction of the Fierza Hydroelectric Power Station in 1978 by the Albanian government.

See also

References

  1. ^ The Protection of Critical Energy Infrastructure Against Emerging Security Challenges (A. Niglia ed.). IOS Press. p. 131. ISBN 9781614995722.
  2. ^ Paul G. Marinos (1 January 2001). Engineering Geology and the Environment. A.A. Balkema. p. 3707. ISBN 978-90-5410-882-5. Retrieved 26 September 2013.
  3. ^ http://www.kqk.gov.al/per-shpalljen-e-ekosistemit-natyror-te-liqenit-te-fierzes-park-natyror-rajonal
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