Coordinates: 42°27′55″N 20°46′52″E / 42.46528°N 20.78111°E Banja (Serbian: Бања, Banja; Albanian: Bajë) is a village in municipality of Suva Reka in Kosovo. The village has an area of 1305 ha. The village is named after a local spring with warm water that has healing properties. The toponym is of Serbian origin - banja (lit. spa). It was first mentioned in 1348, in Holy Archangel charter of emperor Stephen Uroš IV Dušan of Serbia. Above the village there were two churches, which villagers called Kiša and Other Kiša.
|Ref: Federal Office of Statistics and Evidence of Federal People's Republic of Yugoslavia and Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, census for 1948, 1953, 1961, 1971, 1981. and 1991.