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Town and municipality
Location of the municipality of Štimlje within Kosovo
Location of the municipality of Štimlje within 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 Ferizaj
 • Mayor Naim Ismajli
 • Municipal 134 km2 (52 sq mi)
Elevation 565 m (1,854 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Urban 7,225
 • Municipal 27,324
 • Municipal density 200/km2 (530/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 72000
Area code(s) +381 290
Car plates 05
Website kk.rks-gov.net/shtime

Shtime or Štimlje (Albanian: Shtime, Serbian: Štimlje / Штимље) is a town and municipality located in the Ferizaj District of Kosovo[a]. According to the 2011 census, the town of Štimlje has 7,225 inhabitants, while the municipality has 27,324 inhabitants. The territory of the municipality covers an area of 134 square kilometers.


Since the end of the 13th century Shtime was one of four courts of the King of Serbia in Nerodimlje župa. Its position at that time was on the northern bank of Svrčin Lake.[1]


Ethnic Composition, Including IDPs
Year/Population Albanian  % Serb  % Roma,Ashkali  % Other  % Total
January 1998 29,000 94.31 950 3.09 700 2.28 30,750
2011 census 26,447 96.8 49 0.18 773 2.8 36 0.13 27,324
Ref: Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe [1])


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  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 received formal recognition as an independent state from 113 out of 193 United Nations member states.


  1. ^ sinod, Srpska pravoslavna crkva. Sveti arhijerejski (2001). Službeni list Srpske pravoslavne crkve. p. 266. Retrieved 21 December 2013. Прва од резиденција која је била подигнута били су Пауни, нешто касније биће подигнути Неродимље и Штимље. Ове три резиденције ле- жале су на обали језера, док ће четврта резиден- ција, Сврчин бити подигнута на острву на средини језера. Прецизније, Пауни су били на самој обали језера, преко пута (на острву) је био Сврчин, док су Штимља били неколико километара северније, (исто тако на обали) а Неродимља неколико километара западно (под тврђавом Петрич) на речици Неродимки. 
  2. ^ http://esk.rks-gov.net/rekos2011/?cid=1,92

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