Kosovo

Kosovo, officially the Republic of Kosovo, is a partially-recognised state and disputed territory in Southeastern Europe. On 17 February 2008, Kosovo unilaterally declared its independence from Serbia.
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, the capital city of Kosovo, is not conventionally beautiful on sight: It is messy, with centuries-old Ottoman heritage competing with communist designs and post-communist architectural monstrosities. Photo: Kuzmini, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, in Kosovo, is a charming city of mosques and monasteries dating back to the 14th century. Photo: Berath2013, CC BY-SA 3.0.

or Mitrovicë is a city in northern Kosovo, split between a southern ethnic-Albanian section and a northern ethnic-Serbian section. Photo: Pudelek, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Gjakova/Gjakovë Đakovica is a city in western Kosovo with about 101,000 inhabitants. Photo: ShkelzenRexha, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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, is a city in northwestern Kosovo. has a rich cultural and historical inheritance being host to a UNESCO World Heritage Site, access to another one and surrounding by stunning nature. Photo: Wingtip, CC0.

is a town in Kosovo, just west of the main highway linking the national capital, Pristina, with the Macedonian border. Photo: Erzrud, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Gjilan is a town in Kosovo, in the southeast linked with the highway of , Serbian Border and North Macedonian Border. Photo: Planeti, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Podujevo, or Podujeva/Podjeva or Besiana, is a town and municipality in Kosovo's . Photo: Aidmuliqi, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Kaçanik/Kačanik, or Kaçaniku, in Kosovo, is a city of peace and quiet, its houses with pointed red roofs being scattered along the verdant mountain slopes. Photo: Fidania 2001, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a Serbian community in Kosovo, centered around the Monastery and about 10 km from . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

See also the twin towns at the Bosnian-Croatian border: Bosanski- and is a village in Kosovo. Photo: Aljabakphoto, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The are in the north-western part of Kosovo. Photo: Arball1, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Kosovo

Latitude of center
42.6° or 42° 36' north
Longitude of center
20.85° or 20° 51' east
Population
1,810,000
Elevation
600 metres (1969 feet)
Capital
Area
10,908 km² (4212 miles²)
Currency
Euro (EUR)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 4366234392
Geo­Names ID
831053
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Kosovo
  • Achinese: Kosovô
  • Afar: Kosovo
  • Afrikaans: Kosovo
  • Afrikaans: Kosowo
  • Albanian: KS
  • Albanian: Kosova
  • Albanian: Kosovë
  • Albanian: RKS
  • Albanian: Republika e Kosovës
  • Amharic: ኮሶቮ
  • Arabic: Kosovo
  • Arabic: جمهورية كوسوفو
  • Arabic: قوصوة
  • Arabic: كوسوفا
  • Arabic: كوسوفو
  • Aragonese: Kosovo
  • Armenian: Կոսովո
  • Arpitan: Cosovo
  • Arpitan: Kosovo
  • Asturian: Kosovu
  • Avaric: Kosovoa
  • Aymara: Kusuwu
  • Azerbaijani: Kosovo
  • Balinese: Kosovo
  • Bashkir: Косово
  • Bashkir: Косово Республикаһы
  • Basque: Kosovo
  • Bavarian: Kosovo
  • Belarusian: Косава
  • Belarusian: Республіка Косава
  • Belarusian: Рэспубліка Косава
  • Bengali: কসোভো
  • Bosnian: Kosovo
  • Breton: Kosovo
  • Bulgarian: Косово
  • Burmese: ကိုဆိုဗိုဒေသ
  • Catalan: Kosovo
  • Catalan: República de Kosovo
  • Cebuano: Kosobo
  • Central Bikol: Kosobo
  • Central Kurdish: کۆسۆڤۆ
  • Chavacano: Kosovo
  • Chechen: Косово Республика
  • Chechen: Республика Косово
  • Cherokee: ᎪᏗᏉ
  • Chinese: Kosovo
  • Chinese: 科索沃
  • Chuvash: Косово Республики
  • Cornish: Kosova
  • Crimean Tatar: Kosovo
  • Croatian: Kosovo
  • Czech: Kosovo
  • Czech: Kosovská republika
  • Danish: Kosovo
  • Dimli (individual language): Kosova
  • Dutch: Kosovo
  • Dutch: Republiek Kosovo
  • Dutch: XK
  • Dutch: XKX
  • Egyptian Arabic: كوسوفو
  • English: KOS
  • English: KV
  • English: Republic of Kosovo
  • English: XK
  • English: XKX
  • English: 🇽🇰
  • Erzya: Косово Мастор
  • Esperanto: Kosovo
  • Esperanto: Respubliko Kosovo
  • Estonian: Kosovo
  • Extremaduran: Cosovu
  • Faroese: Kosovo
  • Fiji Hindi: Kosovo
  • Finnish: Kosovo
  • French: Kosovo
  • French: Kossovo
  • French: XK
  • French: la République du Kosovo
  • Friulian: Kosovo
  • Gagauz: Kosova
  • Gagauz: Kosovo hem Metohiya
  • Galician: Kosovo
  • Galician: República de Kosovo
  • Gan Chinese: 科索沃
  • Georgian: კოსოვო
  • German: Kosovo
  • German: Republik Kosovo
  • Gothic: 𐌺𐌰𐌿𐍃𐍉𐌱𐍉
  • Greek: Κοσσυφοπέδιο
  • Greek: Κόσοβο
  • Guarani: Kosovo
  • Guianese Creole French: Kosovo
  • Gujarati: કોસોવો
  • Hakka Chinese: Khô-sò-vok
  • Hausa: Kosovo
  • Hebrew: הרפובליקה של קוסובו
  • Hebrew: קוסובו
  • Hindi: कोसोवो
  • Hindi: कोसोवो गणराज्य
  • Hungarian: Koszovó
  • Hungarian: Koszovói Köztársaság
  • Icelandic: Kosóvó
  • Ido: Kosovo
  • Igbo: Kosovo
  • Inari Sami: Kosovo
  • Indonesian: Kosovo
  • Indonesian: Republik Kosovo
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Kosovo
  • Interlingue: Kosovo
  • Irish: An Chosaiv
  • Italian: Cossovo
  • Italian: Kosovo
  • Japanese: コソボ
  • Japanese: コソボ共和国
  • Javanese: Kosovo
  • Kabardian: Косово
  • Kabyle: Kosovo
  • Kalaallisut: Kosovo
  • Kalmyk: Косовин Таңһч
  • Kannada: ಕೊಸವೋ
  • Kannada: ಕೊಸೊವೊ
  • Kara-Kalpak: Kosovo
  • Kashubian: Kòsowò
  • Kazakh: Косово
  • Kinyarwanda: Kosovo
  • Kirghiz: Косово
  • Komi: Косово
  • Korean: 코소보
  • Korean: 코소보 공화국
  • Kotava: Kosovoa
  • Kurdish: Kosova
  • Kölsch: Kosovo
  • Ladino: Kosovo
  • Lak: Косова
  • Lao: ປະເທດໂກໂຊໂວ
  • Lao: ປະເທດໂຄໂຊໂວ
  • Latin: Kosovia
  • Latvian: Kosova
  • Latvian: Kosovas Republika
  • Ligurian: Kosovo
  • Limburgan: Kosovo
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Cosovo
  • Literary Chinese: 科索沃
  • Lithuanian: Kosovas
  • Lombard: Kosovo
  • Low German: Kosovo
  • Lower Sorbian: Kosowo
  • Luxembourgish: Kosovo
  • Macedo-Romanian: Cosova
  • Macedonian: Косово
  • Macedonian: Република Косово
  • Madurese: Kosovo
  • Malay: Kosovo
  • Malayalam: കൊസോവോ
  • Malayalam: കൊസോവ്
  • Maltese: Kosovo
  • Manx: Kosovo
  • Marathi: कोसोव्हो
  • Mazanderani: کوزوو
  • Min Dong Chinese: Kosovo
  • Min Nan Chinese: Kosovo
  • Mingrelian: კოსოვო
  • Mirandese: Kosobo
  • Mongolian: Косово
  • Narom: Kosovo
  • Nauru: Kosovo
  • Nepali: कोसोभो
  • Northern Frisian: Kosovo
  • Northern Frisian: Kosowo
  • Northern Luri: کوزوڤو
  • Northern Sami: Kosovo
  • Norwegian: Kosovo
  • Norwegian Bokmål: KOS
  • Norwegian Bokmål: KV
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Kosova
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Kosovo
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Kosovë
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Republikken Kosovo
  • Norwegian Bokmål: XK
  • Norwegian Bokmål: 🇽🇰
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Kosovo
  • Novial: Kosovo
  • Occitan (post 1500): Kosova
  • Occitan (post 1500): Republica de Kosova
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Kosovo
  • Oromo: Kosoovoo
  • Ossetian: Косово
  • Panjabi: ਕੋਸੋਵੋ ਗਣਰਾਜ
  • Papiamento: Kosovo
  • Persian: کوزوو
  • Persian: کوزووو
  • Picard: Kosovo
  • Piemontese: Kosovo
  • Polish: Kosowo
  • Pontic: Κόσοβο
  • Portuguese: Kosovo
  • Portuguese: República do Kosovo
  • Quechua: Kusuwu
  • Romanian: Kosovo
  • Romansh: Cosovo
  • Russian: Косово (государство)
  • Russian: Косово (республика)
  • Russian: Косово (частично-признанное государство)
  • Russian: Косово
  • Russian: Косово и Метохија
  • Russian: Республика Косово
  • Rusyn: Косово
  • Sakizaya: Kosovo
  • Samoan: Kosovo
  • Samogitian: Kuosuovs
  • Santali: ᱠᱳᱥᱳᱵᱷᱳ
  • Sardinian: Kòssovu
  • Saterfriesisch: Kosovo
  • Scots: Kosovo
  • Scottish Gaelic: Cosobho
  • Serbian: Autonomna Pokrajina Kosovo i Metohija
  • Serbian: KOS
  • Serbian: KV
  • Serbian: Kosovo
  • Serbian: Kosovo i Metohija
  • Serbian: Republika Kosova
  • Serbian: Republika Kosovo
  • Serbian: Socijalistička Autonomna Pokrajina Kosovo
  • Serbian: XK
  • Serbian: XKX
  • Serbian: Косово
  • Serbian: Косово и Метохија
  • Serbian: Република Косова
  • Serbian: Република Косово
  • Serbian: 🇽🇰
  • Serbo-Croatian: Kosovo
  • Serbo-Croatian: Republika Kosovo
  • Shan: ၵူဝ်ႇသူဝ်ႇဝူဝ်ႇ
  • Shona: Kosovo
  • Sicilian: Kòssuvu
  • Silesian: Kosowo
  • Sinhala: කොසෝවො
  • Skolt Sami: Kosovo
  • Slovak: Kosovo
  • Slovenian: Kosovo
  • Somali: Kosofo
  • South Azerbaijani: کوزووو
  • Spanish: Kosovo
  • Spanish: Kósovo
  • Spanish: Republica de Kosovo
  • Spanish: República de Kosovo
  • Spanish: XK
  • Spanish: 🇽🇰
  • Sranan Tongo: Kosovokondre
  • Sundanese: Kosovo
  • Swahili: Kosovo
  • Swedish: Kosovo
  • Swedish: Republiken Kosovo
  • Swiss German: Kosovo
  • Tagalog: Kosovo
  • Tamil: கொசோவோ
  • Tatar: Косово Җөмһүрияте
  • Telugu: కొసావో
  • Thai: คอซอวอ
  • Thai: ประเทศคอซอวอ
  • Tibetan: ཁོ་སོ་ཝོ།
  • Tosk Albanian: Kosovo
  • Tsonga: Kosovo
  • Tunisian Arabic: كوسوڥو
  • Turkish: Kosova
  • Turkmen: Kosowo
  • Ukrainian: Kosovo (under UNSCR 1244/99)
  • Ukrainian: Косово
  • Ukrainian: Республіка Косово
  • Upper Sorbian: Kosowo
  • Upper Sorbian: Republika Kosowo
  • Urdu: کوسووہ
  • Uzbek: Kosovo
  • Venetian: Kosovo
  • Vietnamese: Kosovo
  • Vlaams: Kosovo
  • Volapük: Kosovän
  • Võro: Kosovo
  • Walloon: Kosovo
  • Waray (Philippines): Kosovo
  • Welsh: Cosofo
  • Welsh: Kosovo
  • Western Frisian: Kosovo
  • Western Panjabi: کوسوو
  • Western Panjabi: کوسوڡو
  • Wu Chinese: 科索沃
  • Yakut: Косова
  • Yoruba: Kósófò
  • Yue Chinese: 科索沃
  • Yue Chinese: 科索沃共和國
  • Zeeuws: Kosovo
  • Zhuang: Kosovo
  • Dardania
  • Kosovë / Kosovo
  • Kósovó
  • Республикэ Косово

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