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Kosovo Destrict

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Kosovski okrug
Косовски округ
Location o Kosovo Destrict in Serbie
Location o Kosovo Destrict in Serbie
Kintra Serbie
 (2002 census)
 • Total672,292
Municipalities9 an 1 ceety

Kosovo Destrict ([Косовски округ, Kosovski okrug] error: {{lang-xx}}: text has italic markup (help), Albanie: Distrikti i Kosoves) wis a destrict in the Serbie province o Kosovo an Metohija ("Kosovo") atween 1990 an 1999. It wis locatit in the middle an haed a population o 672,292. Its caipital wis Pristina. In the een o the govrenment o Serbie, the destrict still exists de jure, even tho the Serbie govrenment acceptit Unitit Naitions ceevil admeenistration ower Kosovo in 1999 at the end o the Kosovo War.

Municipalities[eedit | eedit soorce]

It includit the municipalities o:

Culture an history[eedit | eedit soorce]

In the centre o Priština staunds the Carsi mosque (Tas mosque), biggit efter the Battle o Kosovo. In the immediate vicinity o Priština thare is the steid o a dounset frae the Neolithic period, as well as o the Roman dounset o Vicianum. An aw near Priština is the Gračanica monastery, the last endoument o the Serbie Keeng Stefan Milutin, biggit in 1315. Its airchitectur an fresco pentin mak it ane o the maist significant medieval monuments in aw o Europe. The day it is an active monastery for weemen, an open tae visitors.

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ore resoorces an minin play an important pairt athin the economy o this region. The volume an quality o its lead-zinc ore deposits place the Kosovo Destrict in the tap ranks Europe wide.

See an aw[eedit | eedit soorce]

Note: Aw offecial material made bi Serbie public Information wis taken frae the Govrenment o Serbie's offeecial wabsteid.