District of gnjilane

This article is about the district in Kosovo. For the district of the Serbian government, see Kosovo-Pomoravlje District.
District of Gjilan
Qarku i Gjilanit
Gnjilanski okrug/region
Capital Gnjilane
 – Total
 – % water

 – Total
 – Density

Area code 00 381 (0)280
Postal code 60000
Time zone CET, summer CEST

The District of Gnjilane or District of Gjilan (Albanian: Qarku i Gjilanit; is one the seven districts (the higher-level administrative divisions) of Kosovo, with seat in the town of Gnjilane.

The region corresponds the same area as locally known as Anamorava which is seen as part of the region because of the Morava river. The district is not to be confused with the Municipalities of Gnjilane which is newer and also smaller. For more, see also Municipalities of Kosovo.


It include the municipalities of:

Ethnic groups

In 1991, all municipalities of the district had an Albanian majority: Gnjilane (Gjilan) (76.54%), Kosovska Kamenica (Dardanë) (73.05%), Vitina (Viti) (78.68%).

In the 2011 census,after the creation of new municipalities with serb population,Albanians are the majority in:Gnjilane (Gjilan) (97.4%), Kosovska Kamenica (Dardanë (94.7%), Vitina (Viti) (99.3%),and in Klokot (53.3%). Serbs are the majority in:Parteš (Partesh) (99.9%) and in Ranilug (Ranillug) (95.5%).In Klokot they represent 46% of the population.

Ethnic groups in 2011 census: The largest ethnic groups are Albanians and the biggest minority groups are Serbs.

Number %
TOTAL 181,459 100
Albanians 170,053 93.7
Serbs 8,945 4.9
Turks 988 0.5
Roma(Ashkali) 652 0.4
Others and no response 686 0.4

See also


External links

  • Municipality Of Gjilan

Coordinates: 42°28′N 21°28′E / 42.467°N 21.467°E / 42.467; 21.467

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