- Mat River
Infobox River | river_name = Mat
caption = The "Liqeni i Shkopetit" reservoir in the Mat river.
Mat District, Albania
length = 115 km
discharge = 103 m³/s
watershed = 2,441 km² The Mat (Albanian indefinite form, the definite form is "Mati", from
Ancient greekMathis, "Μαθις") is a riverin northern Albania. It rises in the Mat District, which takes it name from the river. About 10 km downstream from the town Burrelit flows into a large reservoir ("Liqeni i Ulzës" - "Lake Ulzë"). It flows through another, smaller reservoir ("Liqeni i Shkopetit" - "Lake Shkopet") and forms a narrow gorge through the mountain range that separates the Mat district from the coastal plains.
After a total length of 115 km, the Mat flows into the
Adriatic Seabetween the towns Lezhëand Laç.
This river was known as "Mathis" in ancient times.
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