District of Pristina

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Rajoni i Prishtinës
Приштински округ
District of Kosovo
Location of Pristina District in Kosovo
Location of Pristina District in Kosovo
Country  Kosovo
Capital Pristina
Area
 • Total 2,470 km2 (950 sq mi)
Population (2011 census)
 • Total 477,312
 • Rank 1st
 • Density 190/km2 (500/sq mi)
Postal code 10000
Vehicle registration 01
Municipalities 8
Settlements 298

The District of Pristina (Albanian: Rajoni i Prishtinës; Serbian: Приштински округ, Prištinski okrug) is the largest district in Kosovo, with seat in the capital city of Pristina.[1] It consists of 8 municipalities and 298 villages.[2] According to the 2011 Census, the total population of the district is 477,312.

Municipalities[edit]

The district of Pristina has a total of 8 municipalities and 298 other smaller settlements:

Municipality Population (2011) Area (km2) Density (km2) Settlements
Pristina 198,897 572 347.7 41
Podujevo 88,499 663 133.5 76
Glogovac/Drenas 58,531 290 201.8 37
Lipjan 57,605 422 136.5 70
Kosovo Polje/Fushë Kosovë 34,827 83 419.6 15
Obilić/Kastriot 21,549 105 205.2 19
Gracanica 10,675 131 81.5 16
Novo Brdo/Artanë 6,729 204 33.0 24
Pristina District 477,312 2,470 193.2 298

Ethnic groups[edit]

In 1991, the municipalities with Albanian majority were: Pristina (88.63%), Obilić (80.31%), Kosovo Polje (82.63%), Lipljan (79.36%), Podujevo (98.91%), and Glogovac (99.87%). The municipality of Novo Brdo had a Serb-Montenegrin majority in 1991 (58.12%).

In the 2011 census, Albanians are the majority in: Pristina (97.8%), Glogovac (99.9%), Podujevo (98.9%), Lipljan (94.6%), Obilić (92.1%), Kosovo Polje (86.9%), and Novo Brdo (52.4%).

Serbs are the majority population in Gračanica (Gracanicë) municipality with 67.5%.[3]

Ethnic groups in 2011 census:

Number %
TOTAL 477,302 100
Albanians 451,014 94.5
Serbs 11,885 2.5
Roma (Ashkali) 9,669 2
Turks 2,380 0.5
Bosniaks 601 0.1
Others and no response 1,753 0.4

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Coordinates: 42°40′37″N 21°10′05″E / 42.677°N 21.168°E / 42.677; 21.168