Kosovo-Pomoravlje District

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For the districts of the Republic of Kosovo, see District of Gjilan.
Kosovsko-Pomoravski okrug
Косовско-Поморавски округ
District of Serbia
Location of Kosovo-Pomoravlje District in Serbia
Location of Kosovo-Pomoravlje District in Serbia
Country  Serbia
Capital Gjilan
Population (2002 census)
 • Total 217,726
Municipalities 4

The Kosovo-Pomoravlje District (Albanian: Lugina e Anamoraves Binçes but was renamed to District of Gjilan), (Serbian: Косовско-Поморавски округ, Kosovsko-Pomoravski okrug) was a district in Kosovo between 1990 and 1999. It was located in the South-Eastern part of Kosovo i Metohija. The area now has a population of 217,726. The seat of the district was in the city of Gjilan. Along with the rest of Kosovo i Metohija, it was transferred to UN administration, a situation accepted by the Serbian government. In 2000 the UN administration renamed the district the District of Gjilan as part of a series of reforms rejected by Serbia. The Serbian government holds that legally the Kosovo-Pomoravlje District still exists.

Municipalities[edit]

The districts of Kosovo at the time

It included the municipalities of:

History[edit]

The first mention of Gjilan was found in the 16th century. Anamorava, literally “side of river Morava,” is the hilly countryside in southeastern Kosovo south of Gjilan and the Morava e Binces River. It stretches eastward to the Presheva (Presevo) valley in southern Serbia. The mountains in this region .[1]

Features[edit]

In its immediate vicinity is the Klokot Spa with several thermal springs supposedly having high medicinal qualities.

See also[edit]

Note: All official material made by Government of Serbia is public by law. Information was taken from official website.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Robert Elsie - 2010 - History Kosovo,p.29 [1]