Flag of Kosovo

Flag of The Republic of Kosovo (Source » Wikimedia)

Facts

  • Population » 1.8 million — 2.4 million
  • Major languages » Albanian, Serbian
    • Regional languages » Bosnian; Turkish; Romani
  • Major religions » Islam, Christianity
  • Life expectancy » 68 years (men) 73 years (women)
  • Dialing code » +383
  • Currency » Euro
Map of Kosovo

Map of Kosovo (Source » Wikimedia)

Geography

Overland

  • Drive on the right.

Notes

  • Kosovo ranks third among the poorest countries in Europe
  • Kosovo broke away from Serbia, declaring the country independence from Serbia in February 2008
  • Recognized by over 100 member states of the United Nations.
    • Serbia, backed by its ally Russia, does not recognize Kosovo as an independent state.
      • Note that the illegal Russian invasion and war in Ukraine is ongoing.

Security & Safety

As of December 2022, tensions between Kosovo and Serbia are high.

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Resources

Last Updated on December 28, 2022