District of Prizren
|Rajoni i Prizrenit
|District of Kosovo|
Location of Prizren District in Kosovo
|• Total||1,397 km2 (539 sq mi)|
|Population (2011 census)|
|• Density||240/km2 (610/sq mi)|
The Prizren District (Albanian: Rajoni i Prizrenit; Serbian: Призренски округ, Prizrenski okrug) is one of the seven districts of Kosovo. Its seat is in the city of Prizren. According to the 2011 Census, it has a population of 331,670 and an area of 2,024 square km (around 20% of the total area of Kosovo). Albanians form the majority of the district (85-90%). However, the district of Prizren is home to the biggest Bosniak and Turkish population in Kosovo, who make around 10% of the district's total population.
The district of Prizren has a total of 7 municipalities and 195 other smaller settlements.
|Municipality||Population (2011)||Area (km2)||Density (km2)||Settlements|
Next to the standard provincial Albanian, Serbian and Bosnian, Turkish is also an official language and widely spoken in this district. The municipality of Mamusha is home to around 5,000 Turkish-language speakers.
|Roma(Ashkali and Egyptians)||5,048||1.5|
|Others and no response||1,353||0.4|
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Notes and references
- "DRP e Prizrenit: Area". Kosovo Police.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
- "Komunat në rajonin e Prizrenit".<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
- "OSCE Prizren: Ethnic groups (2011 Kosovo census)". OSCE.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>