Berat

Berat

[be-raht, ber-aht]
noun
a city in S central Albania.
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city, southern Albania. It lies along the Osum River, just west of Tomorr Peak (7,927 feet [2,416 metres]). The town is situated among steep hills cut through by the Osum. The terraced houses and several mosques and churches are surmounted by the ruins of a citadel. The oil field at Stalin is 7 miles (11 km) north

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