Pristina, Capital of Kosovo
Pristina is the capital of Kosovo, which left Serbia and declared its unilateral independence on 17 February 2008.
The world-famous singer Rita Ora was born in Pristina.
The Imperial Mosque, also known as Sultan Mehmet Fatih Mosque, was built on the orders of Mehmed the Conqueror around 1461.
The National Library of Kosovo is a building designed by Croatian architect Andrija Mutnjaković.
Gračanica, a village located in the south of Pristina, is Kosovo’s only UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The capital city is connected to other Balkan capitals such as Belgrade, Skopje, and Tirana by road and rail.
The gastronomy of the city is similar to Turkish cuisine.
Parts of the city were damaged in the 1990s NATO bombing.

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Capital of Kosovo

Pristina is the capital of Kosovo, which left Serbia and declared its unilateral independence on 17 February 2008.

 

*The National Library of Kosovo is a building designed by Croatian architect Andrija Mutnjaković.

 

*The world-famous singer Rita Ora was born in Pristina.

 

*The Imperial Mosque, also known as Sultan Mehmet Fatih Mosque, was built on the orders of Mehmed the Conqueror around 1461. The building, which was converted into a Catholic church during the Austro-Hungarian period, serves as a mosque today.

 

* Gračanica, a village located in the south of Pristina, is Kosovo’s only UNESCO World Heritage Site.

 

*The capital city is connected to other Balkan capitals such as Belgrade, Skopje, and Tirana by road and rail.

 

*The gastronomy of the city is similar to Turkish cuisine.

 

*Parts of the city were damaged in the 1990s NATO bombing.

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