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Pristina

Administration
Full namePristina
Official namePristina
Prishtina / Prishtinë
Приштина / Priština
Settlement typeMunicipality and City
CountryKosovo/Serbia
DistrictDistrict of Pristina
Geography
Total Area329.6 sq mi (854 km2)
Elevation2139.1 ft (652 m)
Demography
Total Population198214 (2011)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
- Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
Area code+381 38

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Pristina, also spelled Prishtina (Serbian: Приштина or Priština, or Prishtina; ) is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Kosovo. It is the administrative centre of the homonymous municipality and district.

Preliminary results of 2011 census puts population of Pristina at 200.000 The city has a majority Albanian population, alongside other smaller communities including Bosniaks, Roma and others. It is the administrative, educational, and cultural centre of Kosovo. The city is home to the University of Pristina and is served by the Pristina International Airport.


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