Country profile

Country profile

KOSOVO AT A GLANCE

Official name: Republic of Kosovo  

Date of establishment: 17 February 2008             
Form of government: Republic
Political system: Parliamentary democracy

The President of Kosovo: Mrs Atifete Jahjaga

http://www.president-ksgov.net/

The Prime Minister: Mr Hashim Thaqi

http://www.kryeministri-ks.net/

Official languages: Albanian, Serbian, English

Area: 10,908 sq. km
Population: 1,739,825 inhabitants (April 2011 Census)                    
Density of population: 193/sq. km

Capital: Pristina (around 300,000 inhabitants)

Ethnic groups of the population: Albanian (90 %), Serbian (7 %), Others (Roma, Turks, Bosniaks) (3 %).

Administrative organization: 30 municipalities  1,446 settlements

Large cities and towns: Prizren, Peja/Pec, Mitrovice/Mitrovica, Gjilan/Gnjilane, Ferizaj/Urosevac, Gjakova/Djakovica.

 
Neighboring countries: Albania, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Serbia, Montenegro

Currency: EURO

Membership in international organizations: WB, IMF

GEOGRAPHIC COORDINATES

South Latitude: 41 deg. 53'  
North Latitude: 43 deg. 16' 
West Latitude:  19 deg. 59' 
East Latitude:    21 deg. 16' 

THE LAND

Total area of the Kosovo- ha

AGRICULTURAL SECTOR

Sown areas of main crops (ha):

AGRICULTURE INFORMATION

The Kosovo Greenbook 

National Agricultural Research and Extension System in Kosovo

Kosovo Agricultural Oppurtunities Strategy

Kosovo Agriculture News 

INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION

EU - EULEX KOSOVO

UNITED NATIONS - UNMIK

LINKS

Country profile by World Bank

Country profile by UNDP

Country profile by CIA