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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.