Kosovo is a largely mountainous country in . It declared independence from Serbia in February 2008 but Serbia has not recognised it.

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, the capital city of , is not conventionally beautiful on sight: It is messy, with centuries-old Ottoman heritage competing with communist designs and recently built architectural monstrosities.

, is a city in northwestern . has a rich cultural and historical inheritance being host to a UNESCO World Heritage Site, access to another one and surrounding by stunning nature.

, in , is a charming city of mosques and monasteries dating back to the 14th century.

Gjakova/Gjakovë Đakovica is a city in western with about 101,000 inhabitants.


The are in the north-western part of .

or Mitrovicë is a city in northern Kosovo, split between a southern ethnic-Albanian section and a northern ethnic-Serbian section.

is a town in , just west of the main highway linking the national capital, Pristina, with the Macedonian border.

Kaçanik/Kačanik, or Kaçaniku, in , is a city of peace and quite, its houses with pointed red roofs being scattered along the verdant mountain slopes.

See also the twin towns at the Bosnian-Croatian border: Bosanski- and is a village in .

is a Serbian community in , centered around the Monastery and about 10 km from .

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  • Location: ,
  • Population: 1,800,000
  • Latitude of center: 42° 36' (42.6°) north
  • Longitude of center: 20° 51' (20.85°) east
  • Elevation: 600 meters (1969 feet)
  • Capital:
  • Area: 10,908 km² (4212 miles²)
  • Languages: Albanian and Serbian
  • Currency: Euro (EUR)
  • Neighbors: , , and
  • Wikidata: Kosovo
  • Wikimedia Commons: Kosovo

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Other Names for Kosovo

Albanian: Kosova, Albanian: Republika e Kosovës, Arabic: كوسوفو, Belarusian: Республіка Косава, Chinese: 科索沃, English: Republic of Kosovo, French: Kosovo, Georgian: კოსოვო, German: Kosovo, Greek: Κόσοβο, Hebrew: קוסובו, Hindi: कोसोवो, Hungarian: Koszovó, Icelandic: Kosóvó, Italian: Cossovo, Italian: Kosovo, Japanese: コソボ, Korean: 코소보, Korean: 코소보 공화국, Lithuanian: Kosovas, Polish: Kosowo, Portuguese: Kosovo, Russian: Косово, Serbian: Autonomna Pokrajina Kosovo i Metohija, Serbian: Kosovo i Metohija, Serbian: Republika Kosova, Serbian: Socijalistička Autonomna Pokrajina Kosovo, Serbian: Косово, Serbian: Република Косова, Serbian: Република Косово, Spanish: Kosovo, Thai: คอซอวอ, Turkish: Kosova, Ukrainian: Kosovo (under UNSCR 1244/99), Ukrainian: Косово
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