Prespa is the name of two freshwater lakes in southeast Europe, shared by Albania, Greece, and the Republic of Macedonia. Of the total surface area, 176.3 km2 (68.07 sq mi) belongs to the Republic of Macedonia, 46.3 km2(17.88 sq mi) to Albania and 36.4 km2 (14.05 sq mi) to Greece. They are the highest tectonic lakes in the Balkans, standing at an elevation of 853 m (2,798 ft).
The Great Prespa Lake (Albanian: Liqeni i Prespes, Greek: Μεγάλη Πρέσπα, Limni Megali Prespa, Macedonian:?????????? ?????, Prespansko Ezero) is divided between Albania, Greece and Macedonia. The Small Prespa Lake(Greek: Μικρή Πρέσπα, Mikri Prespa; Albanian: Prespa e Vogel) is shared only between Greece (138 km2 (53.28 sq mi) drainage area; 42.5 km2 (16.41 sq mi) surface area) and Albania (51 km2 (19.69 sq mi) drainage area; 4.3 km2(1.66 sq mi) surface area). In 2014, the Ohrid-Prespa Transboundary Reserve between Albania and Macedonia was added to UNESCO's World Network of Biosphere Reserves.