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General information - Location

CountryAlbania
Location in country West
Location in EuropeSouth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 19.55,Lat: 41.35 marker
Elevation21 meter above sea level
Local time13:08:25pm
Name region/province:Durrës
Name subregion:Durrës

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Kavaje18.5 km South
2 Kruje18.7 km North
3 Likmetaj22.2 km North
4 Tirane22.5 km East
5 Lac32.9 km North

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 TiraneAlbania22 km East
2 Podgorica   Montenegro123 km NorthNorthWest
3 Skopje   North-macedonia176 km EastNorthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

The Adriatic Sea (Mediterranean Sea) is the nearest seacoast with a distance of around 7 km (direction SouthWest).The place is situated in the rivercatchment named Adriatic Sea (coastal catchments and small basins).

The most nearby international border is the Montenegrin-Albanian border with a straight distance of 57.2 km in NorthNorthWestern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 80 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 20%, low location: 80%, The hills are mainly northwestern orientated. The most common land use in the area is agriculture.
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Tirana International Airport Mother Teresa (at a distance of 16 km and direction NorthEast).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   1.4 km2 
 1.7% 
 Agriculture   56.4 km2 
 71.8% 
 Viticulture   0.4 km2 
 0.5% 
 Urban area   19.1 km2 
 24.3% 
 Water - Lakes   1.3 km2 
 1.7% 

Climate


Location of Shijak in country Albania


Shijak at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Natural and Cultural Heritage of the Ohrid regionAlbania,North Macedonia105 km EastSouthEast
2 Natural and Culturo-Historical Region of KotorMontenegro144 km NorthWest
3 Historic Centres of Berat and Gjirokastra Albania149 km SouthSouthEast


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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


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Current weather at Shijak

Type of weather in Shijakclear sky weericoon
Current temperature: 15 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 2.06 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 2)
Wind direction: North West
Air pressure: 1016 mb
Humidity: 33 %
Daylength at 28 November 2022:9 hour and 30 minutes
Sunrise :06:45 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :16:14 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming hours

Shijak - AL (longitude: 19.55, latitude: 41.35)
Distance weather station to place (direction Z): 0 Kilometers

16:00
11 degrees
1016 mbar
clear skyweericoon
19:00
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22:00
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1:00
8 degrees
1015 mbar
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