Location: Kosovo is located in an inland location in the center of the Balkan Peninsula. It borders Albania to the southwest, Montenegro to the northwest, Serbia and Central Serbia to the north and east, and Macedonia to the southeast. Tectonically, the plains of the blackbird field and Metochia are completely bounded by mountains. The Prokletije mountain ranges delimit Kosovo to Montenegro and Albania, the Kopaonik to Serbia and the Šar Planina to Macedonia.
Local time: GMT +1 (= CET), in summer time GMT +2.
Climate: Kosovo has a temperate continental climate with pronounced seasonal temperature fluctuations.
The temperatures can rise to 40 ° C in summer and fall to below -20 ° C in winter, heavy snowfalls are not uncommon.
Land area: areaof 10,887 km2.
Population density:159.3 inhabitants per km2
Ethnic groups: Kosovo is inhabited by a large majority of Albanians. World Bank estimates from 2000, which are followed by the Statistical Office of Kosovo to this day, assume 88% Albanians, 7% Serbs and 5% of the remaining ethnic groups. The latter include, first of all, Turks, Bosniaks, Torbeschi, Gorans, Janjevci (Croats), Roma, Ashkali and Balkan Egyptians.
Capital: Prishtina, >200,000 inhabitants; other large cities (each about 100,000 inhabitants): Prizren, Mitrovica, Peja, Ferizaj, Gjakova.
National language: Official languages are Albanian and Serbian, in some municipalities also Turkish, Bosnian and Romani. Under the UNMIK administration, English also had official status
National Day: February 17 (proclamation of independence), and April 09 (Constitution Day)
Form of government: Parliamentary democracy.
Politics: International legal status
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