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Get to Know Pogradec



Pogradec mapDrilon                                                                                                           Pogradec beach

Koran fish dishes

The city of Pogradec lies on the shores of a natural miracle, Lake Ohrid, 695 m above sea level. In 1980, Lake Ohrid was recognized by UNESCO as a “Place of Natural and Cultural Heritage of World Importance” due to its historical values and unique flora and fauna.

Pogradec is an historic city, inhabited since the Neolithic era (6000 – 2000 B.C.), then subsequently by the Illirians, Enkeledians and Desarets who founded the Illyrian State and built the Castle of Pogradec above the present city on the hilltop, at an altitude of 870m.