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Kosovo

Capital Prishtina
Time Zone CET (GMT+1)
Country Code 377 (Monaco); 381 (Serbia)
Mobile Codes 44
ccTLD (TBD)
Currency Euro
Land Area 10,908 sq km
Population 1.8 million
Language Albanian, Serbian, Turkish
Major Religions Islam, Orthodox Christianity, Roman Catholicism

Key Data

Notable Public Figures

Hashim Thaçi, President

Greg Delawie, American ambassador

Skënder Hyseni, Interior Minister

Enver Hoxhaj, Foreign Affairs Minister

Bedri Hamza, Finance Minister

Haki Demolli, Security Forces Minister

Lutfi Zharku, Infrastructure Minister

Naim Ternava, Mufti of Islamic Community of Kosovo

Natalya Apostolova, EU Special Representative

Zahir Tanin, UN Special Representative, UN Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK)

Alexandra Papadopoulou, Head of Mission, EU Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo (EULEX)

Giovanni Fungo, Commander of Kosovo Force (KFOR)

Major Industries

Mining, energy, telecommunications; some agriculture

Key Trade Partners

Serbia, Macedonia, Albania, Germany, Turkey; also diaspora remittances