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Municipality an ceety
Лепосавић (Leposavić)
Leposaviq (Albaniku)
Kirk o St. Basil o Ostrog
Official seal of Leposavić
Leposavić is located in Kosovo
Location in Serbie
Coordinates: 43°06′N 20°48′E / 43.100°N 20.800°E / 43.100; 20.800
DestrictDestrict o Kosovska Mitrovica
 • MayorBranko Ninić
 • Laund539 km2 (208 sq mi)
 • Total20,000 (municipality)
 • Density120/km2 (300/sq mi)
 As o 2007[1]
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Area code(s)+381
WebsiteLeposavić (in Serbie)

Leposavić (Albanie: Leposaviq or Albaniku; Serbie: Лепосавић, pronounced [lɛ̌pɔsaʋitɕ]) is a toun an the northmaist municipality in the destrict o Kosovska Mitrovica o northren Kosovo. It is a pairt o North Kosovo, a region populatit wi at least 98% ethnic Serbs that functions lairgely autonomously frae the remainder o Kosovo, which is majority ethnic Albanie. Accordin tae OSCE an UNHCR estimates, the municipality haes a population o approximately 18,600 (2007).[1] The municipality consists o a toun an 72 veelages wi an aurie o 539 km².

Demografics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Leposavić municipality includes 72 veelages wi a total o 18,600 inhabitants, accordin tae the UNHCR an OSCE estimates. Kosovo Serbs constitute the lairge majority (18,000), while sma nummers o ither commonties are present an aw. Approximately 200 Kosovo Albanies live in the three soothren veelages o Košutovo, Šaljska Bistrica, an Ceranje. There are 240 Kosovo Bosniaks, Romas, Ashkalis, an Egyptians an aw.

Ethnic composition, includin IDPs
Year/Population Albanies  % Serbs  % Muslims/Bosniaks  % Roma  % Total
19911 1,101 6.7 14,306 87.8 600 3.7 163 1.0 16,291
January 19992 902 N/A 15,365 N/A 940 N/A N/A N/A N/A
October 20073 280 1% 18,000 97% 420 1% 2504 1% 20,600
  1. 1991 Figures: Civil Registration 1991–Population; National Structure of Municipalities (Yugoslav Statistics Bureau, Belgrade, 1993), pages 123–125.
    It is noted that the 1991 census was highly politicised and is thus unreliable. Ref: OSCE [1] Archived 2011-06-06 at the Wayback Machine
  2. 1999 Figures: Kosovo Village List (UNHCR, March 9, 1999). Ref: OSCE[2] Archived 2011-06-06 at the Wayback Machine
  3. OSCE Municipal profile of Leposavić PDF, October 2007. — All figures are approximated estimates by OSCE an UNHCR.
  4. Roma, Ashkali and Egyptians.

Accordin tae the 1991 census, the municipality o Leposavić haed a population o 16,395 fowk.

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

Amaist aw industrial facilities are closed or wirk wi reducit capacity. The unemployment rate is heich an aw, an it haes been considerably increased due tae the closin doun o maist o the Trepča conglomerate facilities. The municipality is rich in natural, infrastructur an management, but current circumstances blockit aw the potentials. The municipality adoptit the Development Agenda 2006 – 2009, in cooperation wi UNOPS an wi the support o UNMIK an the Italian Govrenment, which foresees impruivement in the local economy. Gien the current difficult situation, housomeivver, thare is no hintle hope the Agenda will be properly implementit. The municipality, led bi a vera proactive CEO, pays noteworthy efforts toward identifyin an initiatin projects ideas.[1]

Inhabitit places[eedit | eedit soorce]

Leet o inhabitit places in the municipality:
First name is Serbie, seicont ane is Albanie:

See an aw[eedit | eedit soorce]

Notes an references[eedit | eedit soorce]


  1. a b c OSCE Municipal profile of Leposavić PDF, October 2007. Retrieved on 9 March 2008.

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