Sharr National Park

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Mountains in the national park

The Sharr National Park ( Albanian  Parku Kombëtar Sharri ; Serbian Национални парк Шара Nacionalni park Šara ) is located in Kosovo in the northern part of the Sharr mountain range , which partly also belongs to North Macedonia .

The national park extends over an area of ​​39,000 hectares . The Rumelian pine and the snake skin pine as well as the mountain rose grow on this mountainous area, the southern side of which belongs to Macedonia . In addition, many animal species, some of which are threatened with extinction , such as lynxes , bears , chamois and others live in this national park .

Small rivers and streams flow through the national park. The largest city and an important trading center for the area is Prizren . The municipalities of Ferizaj , Suhareka and Kaçanik are equally important .

The management of the national park is located in the small town of Štrpce , whose municipal area includes 60% of the park.

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Coordinates: 42 ° 13 ′ 0 ″  N , 21 ° 1 ′ 0 ″  E