District of Ferizaj

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Rajoni i Ferizajt
Урошевачки округ
District of Kosovo
Location of Ferizaj District in Kosovo
Location of Ferizaj District in Kosovo
Country  Kosovo
Capital Ferizaj
Area
 • Total 1,030 km2 (400 sq mi)
Population (2011 census)
 • Total 185,806
 • Rank 5th
 • Density 180/km2 (470/sq mi)
Postal code 70000
Vehicle registration 05
Municipalities 5
Settlements[1] 126

The District of Ferizaj or District of Uroševac (Albanian: Rajoni i Ferizajit; Serbian: Урошевачки округ, Uroševački okrug) is one of the seven districts (the higher-level administrative divisions) of Kosovo, with its seat in Ferizaj.

Municipalities[edit]

The district of Ferizaj has a total of 5 municipalities and 126 other smaller settlements.[1]

Municipality Population (2011) Area (km2) Density (km2) Settlements
Ferizaj 108,690 345 315 45
Kačanik 33,454 221 151.4 31
Štimlje 27,324 134 203.9 23
Elez Han 9,389 83 113.1 11
Štrpce 6,949 247 28.1 16
Ferizaj District 185,806 1,030 180.4 126

Ethnic groups[edit]

All the municipalities have an Albanian majority: Ferizaj (95.9%), Shtime (96.8%), Kaçanik (99.9%) and Hani i Elezit (99.5%). The municipality of Shterpca has a more mixed population composed of Albanians (54.1%) and Serbs.

Ethnic groups in the District:

Number %
TOTAL 185,605 100
Albanians 177,075 95.4
Serbs 3,230 1.7
Roma (Ashkali) 4,661 2.5
Others and no response 677 0.4

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Coordinates: 42°22′48″N 21°10′12″E / 42.38000°N 21.17000°E / 42.38000; 21.17000