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Subject: Ibar (river), Prokletije, List of mountains in Montenegro, List of mountains in Serbia, Pećka Bistrica, Vranovačka Hajla, Škreljska Hajla, Dramadol, Žuti kamen Lake, Žljeb mountain
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Elevation 2,403 m (7,884 ft)[1]

42°46′24″N 20°16′21″E / 42.77333°N 20.27250°E / 42.77333; 20.27250Coordinates: 42°46′24″N 20°16′21″E / 42.77333°N 20.27250°E / 42.77333; 20.27250

Easiest route Rožaje-Bandžov-Dermandol

Hajla (Albanian: Hajlë or Hajla; Montenegrin and Bosnian: Хајла, Hajla) is a mountain located between Kosovo[a] and Montenegro. It has several peaks that reach over 2,000 m (6,562 ft), the highest having 2,403 m (7,884 ft) which is also called Hajla. In its northern slopes, the river Ibar originates, and to its southern slopes is the origin of the Pećka Bistrica river. Hajla is also the highest mountain in the northern part of the Prokletije. In Kosovo, Hajla forms part of the 25 km (16 mi) long Rugova Canyon. The nearest city to Hajla is Rožaje, in Montenegro.

Highest peaks

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a.   ^ Kosovo is the subject of a territorial dispute between the Republic of Serbia and the Republic of Kosovo. The latter declared independence on 17 February 2008, but Serbia continues to claim it as part of its own sovereign territory. Kosovo's independence has been out of United Nations member states.


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