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|Albanian: Mamushë / Mamusha|
Serbian: Мамуша / Mamuša
|District||District of Prizren|
|• Mayor||Abdülhadi Krasniç|
|• Urban||11.7 km2 (4.5 sq mi)|
|• Municipal||11.7 km2 (4.5 sq mi)|
|Elevation||139 m (456 ft)|
|• Urban density||470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)|
|• Municipal density||470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)|
|Area code(s)||(+381) 029|
Mamusha (definite Albanian form: Mamushë or Mamuša or Mamusha; Turkish: Mamuşa; Serbian Cyrillic: Мамуша) is a town and municipality located in the Prizren District of Kosovo.[a] According to the 2011 census, the municipality has a population of 5,507.
In 2008 it became a municipality after being split from Prizren municipality. Of all municipal units in Kosovo, this one is by far the smallest in terms of area along with North Mitrovica, with only 11 km2 (4 sq mi).
According to the last official census done in 2011, the municipality of Mamushë has 5,507 inhabitants. Based on the population estimates from the Kosovo Agency of Statistics in 2016, the municipality has 5,897 inhabitants.
The municipality is a primarily composed of ethnic Turks. It is the only settlement in Kosovo where Turks hold a majority.
The ethnic composition of the municipality:
|Ethnic Composition, Including IDPs|
Twin towns – sister cities
Notes and references
- The political status of Kosovo is disputed. Having unilaterally declared independence from Serbia in 2008, Kosovo is formally recognised as an independent state by 97 UN member states (with another 15 states recognising it at some point but then withdrawing their recognition), while Serbia continues to claim it as part of its own sovereign territory.