Istog/Istok

Istog (1)

  Istog or Istok is a town and municipality in the Peja district of north-western Kosovo. The town is the administrative capital of the municipality, which includes the town and the surrounding villages. The name of the town comes from the archaic version of the Bosnian/Serbian word istok (modern version istek), meaning “well, water source” referring to the springs of the Istočka river, a tributary to the White Drin river. The name […]

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Gjakovë/Gjakova

Gjakova (2)

  Gjakova or Đakovica is a city and municipality in western Kosovo. It is also the administrative centre of the homonymous district. The municipality’s population in 2011 stood at 94.556.  The name “Đakovica” is Serbian, which can be easily distinguished by the -ica suffix, which means “little”. The Albanian name for the town is Gjakova. There are several theories on the origin of the village name, […]

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Deçan/Decan

Decan (2)

Deçan is a town and municipality in the Gjakova district of western Kosovo. It is a mountainous area which borders Montenegro and Albania. There is a total of 36 villages within the municipality. The territory of the municipality is 372 km2. During the 1998–1999 war, Deçan was one of the strongholds of the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) and subsequently suffered a large amount […]

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Ferizaj/Uroshevac

Ferizaj

  Ferizaj or Urosevac is a city and municipality in southern Kosovo,located some 38 kilometers (24 mi) south of the capital Prishtina. Founded and named after the local hotelier Feriz Shashivari in the 19th century, the city was renamed Ferizaj on the occasion of its annexation to Serbia in 1913. Ferizaj is the third most populous city in Kosovo, after Prishtina and Prizren. It is the […]

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Prishtina

Prishtina sides (2)

  Prishtina is the largest city in Kosovo, and its capital. It has around 572 square kilometers, with its 48 surrounding villages. It holds 400 thousand inhabitants within the city, while with the villages it holds around 470 thousand. After the flux, of the last ten years, it is estimated to hold between 500,000 and […]

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Prizren

Prizren Qyteti

  City of Prizren lies in Southern Dukagjini plane, on 640 square kilometers territory. During history it was known as Theranda, a name which belongs to town of Suhareka nowadays. Prizren has a significant role in the region, business and economy wise, because of its geographic positioning in border with Albania and Macedonia. The city […]

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Peja/Pec

Peja qytet

  Peja, is a city in the west of Kosovo. Located at the foot of the impressive mountian Bjeshket e Nemuna the city has been ruled by different dominating powers throughout history, giving it a diverse cultural character. The Orthodox influence has resulted in the construction of impressive religious sites and monasteries. Serbian UNESCO world heritage site […]

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Gjilan/Gnjilane

Gjilan qytet

  Municipality of Gjilan is located in Southeaster part of Kosova, region of Anamorava with a surface of 515 km/². The good geographic position that it has and also being an important centre of triangle Gjilan, Presheve and Kumanove enables to the municipality good bindings with other centres of Kosova and region. The Office of […]

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Berat

Berat - Rafting (5)

  Berat is a city and a municipality located in south-central Albania, and the capital of the County of Berat and also one of the world’s oldest continuously inhabited cities. In July 2008, the old town called Mangalem district, was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The municipality was formed at the 2015 local […]

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Mitrovica

Mitrovica Sides (2)

  City of Mitrovica is located in northern Kosovo, with a territory of 350 km2, with a 40 km distance from capital city of Prishtina. The water resources brought by Ibri River, Sitnica River and the lushta River were the reasons for becoming a settlement during the ancient times. The bridge over River Ibër, which derives […]

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