Kamenica or Kamenicë,
Dardana or Dardanë (Albanian)
Косовска Каменица/Kosovska Kamenica (Serbian)
|Town and municipality|
Panorama of the town of Kamenica
Location of the municipality of Kamenica within Kosovo
|Coordinates: 42°35′02″N 21°34′30″E / 42.58389°N 21.57500°ECoordinates: 42°35′02″N 21°34′30″E / 42.58389°N 21.57500°E|
|District||District of Gjilan|
|• Mayor||Qëndron Kastrati (PSD)|
|• Municipal||424 km2 (164 sq mi)|
|Elevation||470 m (1,540 ft)|
|• Municipal density||120/km2 (310/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Area code(s)||+383 280|
Kamenica or Dardana (Albanian: Kamenicë or Dardanë), or Kosovska Kamenica (Serbian Cyrillic: Косовска Каменица), is a town and municipality located in the Gjilan District of Kosovo. According to the 2011 census, the town of Kamenica has 7,331 inhabitants, while the municipality has 50,858 inhabitants.
Kamenica always had better than average inter-ethnic relations during the Yugoslav era. Tensions today are low because there was less violence than elsewhere during the Kosovo war.
|Municipal historical population|
|Source: Division of Kosovo|
According to the 2011 census results, the municipality of Kamenica has 36,058 inhabitants.
The ethnic composition of the municipality:
|Ethnic Composition, Including IDPs|
|Ref: Yugoslav Population Censuses for data through 1991, and Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe estimates for data for 2003|
- Kosovo is the subject of a territorial dispute between the Republic of Kosovo and the Republic of Serbia. The Republic of Kosovo unilaterally declared independence on 17 February 2008, but Serbia continues to claim it as part of its own sovereign territory. The two governments began to normalise relations in 2013, as part of the Brussels Agreement. Kosovo has received formal recognition as an independent state from 113 out of 193 United Nations member states.
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