Kosovo-Pomoravlje District

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Kosovo-Pomoravlje District
Косовско-поморавски округ
Kosovsko-pomoravski okrug
District of Serbia
Location of Kosovo-Pomoravlje District in Serbia
Location of Kosovo-Pomoravlje District in Serbia
Country KosovoKosovo Serbia
Capital Gjilan
Population (2002 census)
 • Total 217,726
ISO 3166 code RS-29
Municipalities 4

The Kosovo-Pomoravlje District (Serbian: Косовско-поморавски округ/Kosovsko-pomoravski okrug, pronounced [kôsoʋskoː pômǒraʋskiː ôkruːɡ]) was a district of Kosovo and Metohija between 1990 and 1999; at that time, Kosovo was part of Serbia. Kosovo declared independence in 2008. The region is called Kosovo Pomoravlje. The area now has a population of 217,726. The seat of the district was in the city of Gjilan. Along with the rest of Kosovo i Metohija, it was transferred to UN administration, a situation accepted by the Serbian government. In 2000 the UN administration renamed the district the District of Gjilan as part of a series of reforms rejected by Serbia.


The districts of Kosovo at the time

It included the municipalities of:

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Coordinates: 42°32′00″N 21°34′00″E / 42.5333°N 21.5667°E / 42.5333; 21.5667