World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Prizren District (Serbia)

Article Id: WHEBN0000698685
Reproduction Date:

Title: Prizren District (Serbia)  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Administrative divisions of Serbia, Autonomous Province of Kosovo and Metohija, List of districts of Serbia, Districts of Serbia, Toplica District
Collection: Districts in Kosovo and Metohija
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Prizren District (Serbia)

Prizrenski okrug
Призренски округ
District of Serbia
Location of Prizren District (Serbia) in Serbia
Location of Prizren District (Serbia) in Serbia
Country  Serbia
Capital Prizren
Population (2002 census)
 • Total 376,085
Municipalities 5

The Prizren District (Albanian: Distrikti i Prizrenit; Serbian: Призренски округ , Prizrenski okrug) was a district in Kosovo between 1990 and 1999. It was located in the southern part of Kosovo i Metohija. It had a population of 376,085. Seat of the District was in the city of Prizren.

Kosovo has since declared independence, but from one point of view of the Serbian government the district still exists on paper, despite the fact that Serbian government accepted civil UN administration over Kosovo.


A map of Kosovo's districts at the time

It included the municipalities of:

Culture and history

The Church of the Our Lady of Ljeviš, in Prizren, is the endowment of King Milutin, together with the Archbishop Sava III, built in 1307.

Vicinity of Prizren is distinguished by other churches also: the Church of Holy Salvation from 1348, the Church of St. George from the second half of the nineteenth century.

In the sixteenth and seventeenth century, at the period of Ottoman rule, mosques,

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.