Districts of Kosovo

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There are 7 districts in the administrative structure of Kosovo, which declared unilateral independence as of 17 February 2008. These districts and their borders have been adopted and used by UNMIK, the mission of NATO in Kosovo. Serbia is protesting against Kosovo’s new regional division and does not see it legitimate. It was, however, implemented by the United Nations Mission in Kosovo, independent of Serbia’s protests.

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7 Districts of Kosovo

Kosovo is divided into seven districts. These districts are Ferizaj, Gjakova, Gjilan, Mitrovica, Pecki, Pristina and Prizren. Pristina is the largest district of Kosovo. Pristina is also the district with the most population. The district with the least area is Ferizaj. The district with the least population is Pecki. The district with the highest population density is Prizren, while the district with the least population density is Mitrovica.

Uroševač/Ferizaj

Ferizaj

Ferizaj has an area of 1,030 square kilometers. According to the 2011 census, the population of Ferizaj is 185,806 and the population density is 180/sq. Km. There are five municipalities in the Ferizaj district. These municipalities are Ferizaj, Hani i Elezit, Kacanik, Štimlje/Shtime, and Štrpce/Shtërpcë. In all municipalities in Ferizaj, the majority of the population is Albanians. The rate of Albanians in the Ferizaj district to the total population is around 95%.

Gakovica/Gjakova

Gjakova

Gjakova has an area of 1,129 square kilometers. According to the 2011 census, the population of Gjakova is 194,672 and the population density is 170 square kilometer. There are four municipalities in the Gjakova district. These municipalities are Dechan, Gjakova, Junik, and Rahovec. The Gjakova district, which has four municipalities, has 170 residential areas under four municipalities.

Gnjilane/Gjilan

Gjilan

Gjilan has an area of 1,206 square kilometers. The population of Gjilan is 180,783 according to the 2011 census, and the population density is 150 sq. Km. There are six municipalities in the Gjilan district. These municipalities are Gjilan, Kamenica, Klokot, Partesh, Ranilug, and Vitina. The Gjilan district has six municipalities and 287 residential areas under six municipalities. In all municipalities in Gjilan, the majority of the population has Albanians. The rate of Albanians in the Gjilan district to the total population is around 93%. The remaining population consists of Serbs, Turks, and Roman.

Mitrovica

Mitrovica

Mitrovica has an area of 2,077 square kilometers. The population of Mitrovica is 272,247 according to the 2011 census, and the population density is 110 / sq. Km. There are seven municipalities in the Mitrovica district. These municipalities are Leposavić, Mitrovica, North Mitrovica, Skenderaj, Vushtrri, Zubin Potok, Zvečan. The Mitrovica district, which has seven municipalities, has 267 residential areas under seven municipalities. The rate of Albanians in the Mitrovica district to the total population is around 98%.

Pecki

Pecki

Pecki has an area of 1,365 square kilometers. The population of Pecki is 174,235 according to the 2011 census, with a population density of 130 sq. Km. There are three municipalities in the Pecki district. These municipalities; Pejë/Peć, Istok and Klina. The Pecki district, which has three municipalities, houses 118 residential areas under seven municipalities. The rate of the population of Albanians in the Pecki district to the total population is around 92.6%.

Pristina

Pristina

Pristina has an area of 2,470 square kilometers. The population of Pristina is 477,312 people according to the 2011 census, and the population density is 223  sq. Km. There are eight municipalities in the Pristina district. These municipalities are Glogovac/Drenas, Gračanica, Kosovo Polje/Fushë Kosovë, Lipljan, Novo Brdo, Obilic, Podujevo, and Pristina. The Pristina district, which has eight municipalities, has 298 residential areas under 8 municipalities. The rate of Albanians in the Pristina district to the total population is around 95%.

Prizren

Prizren

Prizren has an area of 1,397 square kilometers. According to the 2011 census, the population of Prizren is 331,670 and the population density is 240 square km. There are five municipalities in the Prizren district. These municipalities are Dragas, Malisheva, Mamusha, Prizren and Suva Reka/Suharekë. The Prizren district, which has five municipalities, has 195 residential areas under five municipalities. The rate of Albanians in the Prizren district to the total population is around 84%.

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