Kosovo Geography Stats


  • Area > Comparative: The area of various small countries expressed in comparison to various areas within the United States of America.
  • Area > Total: Total area in square kilometers
  • Area > Water: Total water area in square kilometers
  • Climate: A brief description of typical weather regimes throughout the year.
  • Coastline: The total length of the boundary between the land area (including islands) and the sea.
  • Elevation extremes > Highest point: Highest point above sea level
  • Elevation extremes > Lowest point: This entry is derived from Geography > Elevation extremes, which includes both the highest point and the lowest point.
  • Geographic coordinates: This entry includes rounded latitude and longitude figures for the purpose of finding the approximate geographic center of an entity and is based on the Gazetteer of Conventional Names, Third Edition, August 1988, US Board on Geographic Names and on other sources.
  • Land boundaries > Border countries: Length of land boundaries by border country
  • Land boundaries > Total: The total length of all land boundaries and the individual lengths for each of the contiguous border countries
  • Location: The country's regional location, neighboring countries, and adjacent bodies of water.
  • Map references: The name of the CIA World Factbook reference map on which a country may be found. The entry on Geographic coordinates may be helpful in finding some smaller countries.
  • Natural resources: A country's mineral, petroleum, hydropower, and other resources of commercial importance.
  • Road density > Km of road per 100 sq. km of land area: Road density (km of road per 100 sq. km of land area). Road density is the ratio of the length of the country's total road network to the country's land area. The road network includes all roads in the country: motorways, highways, main or national roads, secondary or regional roads, and other urban and rural roads.
  • Terrain: A brief description of the topography
Area > Comparative slightly larger than Delaware 2013
Area > Total 10,887 sq km 2013 170th out of 251
Area > Water 0.0 2013 210th out of 246
Climate influenced by continental air masses resulting in relatively cold winters with heavy snowfall and hot, dry summers and autumns; Mediterranean and alpine influences create regional variation; maximum rainfall between October and December 2013
Coastline None 2013
Elevation extremes > Highest point Gjeravica/Deravica 2,656 m 2013
Elevation extremes > Lowest point Drini i Bardhe/Beli Drim 297 m (located on the border with Albania) 2013
Geographic coordinates 42 35 N, 21 00 E 2013
Land boundaries > Border countries Albania 112 km, Macedonia 159 km, Montenegro 79 km, Serbia 352 km 2013
Land boundaries > Total 702 km 2013 130th out of 166
Location Southeast Europe, between Serbia and Macedonia 2013
Map references Europe 2013
Natural resources nickel, lead, zinc, magnesium, lignite, kaolin, chrome, bauxite 2013
Road density > Km of road per 100 sq. km of land area 63.88 sq. km 2010 37th out of 92
Terrain flat fluvial basin with an elevation of 400-700 m above sea level surrounded by several high mountain ranges with elevations of 2,000 to 2,500 m 2013

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; CIA World Factbooks 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; International Road Federation, World Road Statistics and electronic files, except where noted.


Kosovo Geography Profiles (Subcategories)

Area 3
  • Kosovo ranked 6th last for area > total amongst Muslim countries in 2013.
  • Kosovo ranked 9th last for area > water amongst Europe in 2013.

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