District of Pristina

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Rajoni i Prishtinës
Приштински округ/Prištinski okrug
Location of Pristina District in Kosovo
Location of Pristina District in Kosovo
Country Kosovo
CapitalPristina
Area
 • Total2,470 km2 (950 sq mi)
Population
 (2011 census)
 • Total477,312
 • Rank1st
 • Density190/km2 (500/sq mi)
Postal code
10000
Vehicle registration01
Municipalities8
Settlements298
HDI (2017)0.757[1]
high · 1st

The District of Pristina (Albanian: Rajoni i Prishtinës, Serbian: Приштински округ, romanizedPrištinski okrug) is the largest of the districts of Kosovo. Its seat is the capital city of Pristina.[2] It consists of eight municipalities and 298 villages.[3] According to the 2011 census, the total population of the district is 477,312.

Municipalities[edit]

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

Municipality Population (2011) Area (km2) Density (km2) Settlements
Pristina 198,897 572 347.7 41
Podujevo 88,499 632 133.5 76
Glogovac 58,531 290 201.8 37
Lipljan 57,605 422 136.5 70
Kosovo Polje 34,827 83 419.6 15
Obilić 21,549 105 205.2 19
Gračanica 10,675 131 81.5 16
Novo Brdo 6,729 204 33.0 24
Pristina District 477,312 2,470 193.2 298

Ethnic groups[edit]

In 1991, the municipalities with an 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 municipality with 67.5%.[4]

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