A unique feature of Albania's landscape is the presence of many lakes.

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In the northwest, there is the largest lake in Southern Europe - the karst Lake Skadar, located on the border of Albania and Montenegro.

In the southeast of the country, there is Lake Ohrid, which is one of the oldest continuously existing lakes in the world. It is one of the deepest and oldest lakes in Europe, with a unique aquatic ecosystem of global importance, with over 200 endemic species.

The shores of Lake Ohrid in North Macedonia were included on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1979, and in 1980 the area was expanded to include the cultural and historical area of Ohrid. The Albanian side of Lake Ohrid was also inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2019.

In 2010, NASA named one of Titan's lakes after Lake Ohrid.