Europe

Kosovo profile

  • 23 May 2013
  • From the section Europe
  • Territory: Kosovo
  • Status: Declared itself independent 17 February 2008. Serbia refuses to recognize declaration. UN-administered in the meantime.
  • Population: 1.8 million-2.4 million (estimate)
  • Capital: Pristina
  • Major languages: Albanian, Serbian
  • Major religions: Islam, Christianity
  • GNI per capita: US $3,510 (World Bank 2011)
  • Natural resources: Coal, lead, zinc, chromium, silver