A paved border road to Qafa e Morines in the Albanian mountains

Qafa e Morinës (Qafë Morinë) is an international mountain pass at an elevation of 563m (1,847ft) above sea level, located on the border of Albania and Kosovo.

 Qafa e Morinës

Where is Qafa e Morinës?

Set high in the Albanian mountains, the pass links the Gjakova District of western Kosovo and the Kukës County of northern Albania.

Is Qafa e Morinës paved?

The road to the summit is fully paved. It’s called M9-1 (in Kosovo) and SH-22 (in Albania).

How long is Qafa e Morinës?

The pass is 18.2 km (11.30 miles) long, running east-west from Ponoshec (in Kosovo) to Bajram Curri (in the Gjakova Highlands of Albania).