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Not to be confused with Rani Lug.
Albanian: Ranillug
Serbian: Ранилуг / Ranilug
Ranilug is located in Kosovo
Location in Kosovo
Coordinates: 42°26′N 21°02′E / 42.433°N 21.033°E / 42.433; 21.033Coordinates: 42°26′N 21°02′E / 42.433°N 21.033°E / 42.433; 21.033
Country Kosovo[a]
District District of Gjilan
 • Mayor Gradimir Mikić
 • Total 69 km2 (27 sq mi)
Elevation 603 m (1,978 ft)
Population (2014)
 • Total 3,835
 • Density 56/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Area code(s) (+381) 038
Website Official website

Ranilug or Ranillug is a town and municipality located in the District of Gjilan of Kosovo.[a] The municipality comprises 12 villages and as of 2014 has a population of 3,835.


One municipal health centre as well as five health houses operate in the municipality. In 2011 a new police station was inaugurated. The police force is composed of ten Albanian and ten Serb officers.

The education system of the municipality consists of one kindergarten, two primary and two secondary schools.[1]


Notes and references[edit]


  1. ^ a b Kosovo is the subject of a territorial dispute between the Republic of Kosovo and the Republic of Serbia. The Republic of Kosovo unilaterally declared independence on 17 February 2008, but Serbia continues to claim it as part of its own sovereign territory. The two governments began to normalise relations in 2013, as part of the Brussels Agreement. Kosovo has been recognised as an independent state by 109 out of 193 United Nations member states.


  1. ^ "Municipal profile of Ranilug/Ranillug". OSCE. Retrieved 23 September 2012.