SH 8 (Albania)
|Rruga shtetërore SH8|
Map of the Rruga Shtetërore 8 (SH8) mainline denoted in blue in Albania
|Maintained by the Autoriteti Rrugor Shqiptar|
|Length||126 km (78 mi)|
|North end||Fier, Fier County|
|South end||Sarandë, Vlorë County|
|Highways in Albania|
The SH8 highway (Albanian: Rruga Shtetërore 8) is a national highway in Albania spanning 126 kilometres (78.29 miles) across the counties of Fier and Vlorë. It connects the cities of Fier and Vlorë to the city of Sarandë on the Albanian Ionian Sea Coast. The highest point of the SH8 is the Llogara Pass, 1,043 m (3,422 ft) above sea level. The road was built in 1920.
The National Road SH8 branches off from the National Road SH4 in Fier and leads the city of Vlorë. From Vlorë, the road crosses the Llogara Pass, to the Albanian Riviera near Dhërmi and through Himarë to Sarandë. It ends at the city center of Sarandë.
Roads seen from Dhërmi