Dobrosin

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Dobrosin
Dobrosin
Village
Dobrosin is located in Serbia
Dobrosin
Dobrosin
Coordinates: 42°26′58″N 21°38′10″E / 42.44944°N 21.63611°E / 42.44944; 21.63611
Country  Serbia
District Pčinja District
Municipality Bujanovac
Population (2002)
 • Total 747
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)

Dobrosin (Serbian Cyrillic: Добросин, Albanian: Dobrosin) is a village in the municipality of Bujanovac, in southern Serbia.

Geography[edit]

The village is located on the administrative border with Kosovo, some 16 kilometres from Bujanovac.[1]

History[edit]

After the Kosovo War (1998–99), a demilitarized zone was established between Kosovo (governed by United Nations) and inner Serbia and Montenegro, which included Dobrosin. The Albanian paramilitary organization Liberation Army of Preševo, Medveđa and Bujanovac was formed in the village in early January 2000.[1] It sought the unification of Albanian-inhabited Preševo Valley with the Republic of Kosovo, leading an insurgency between 12 June 1999–1 June 2001.

In 2012, three attacks were made on the Serbian border police station at Dobrosin.[1]

Demographics[edit]

The village is inhabited by a majority of ethnic Albanians.

  • 1991 census: the settlement had a population of 1029 people.
  • 2002 census: the settlement had a population of 747 people.[2] Of these, 719 (96,25 %) were ethnic Albanians, and 27 (3,61 %) others.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Хапшење због напада у Добросину". 
  2. ^ a b Popis stanovništva, domaćinstava i Stanova 2002. Knjiga 1: Nacionalna ili etnička pripadnost po naseljima. Republika Srbija, Republički zavod za statistiku Beograd 2003. ISBN 86-84433-00-9

Coordinates: 42°26′58″N 21°38′10″E / 42.44944°N 21.63611°E / 42.44944; 21.63611