Bosniaks in Kosovo

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Bosniaks of Kosovo
Bosniaks in Kosovo 2011 census.GIF
Bosniaks in Kosovo by settlements according to the 2011 census
Total population
(27,553 (1.6%) (2011 census))
Regions with significant populations
Prizren  · Dragaš  · Peć  · Istok
Predominantly Sunni Islam
Related ethnic groups
Gorani, Serbs

Bosniaks are the second largest ethnic minority group in Kosovo, numbering 27,553 (2011 census).


The 2011 census states the number of Bosniaks in Kosovo are 27,553, with around 21,000 of them living in the municipalities of Prizren and Dragaš.[1] Bosniaks make up 1.6% of the whole population.


There is a several Bosniak political parties in Kosovo and the oldest one is Bosniak Party of Democratic Action of Kosovo (Bošnjačka Stranka Demokratske Akcije Kosova).

Bosniaks feel generally safe in Kosovo, but there are few that experience violence targeted towards them. There have been no Bosniak returns to Kosovo. Instead, more Bosniaks are selling their homes to leave for Bosnia and Herzegovina and Western Europe.[2]

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