Gjakova

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Gjakova (Gjakovë) or Đakovica (sometimes transliterated as Djakovica) is a city and municipality located in the Gjakova District of western Kosovo.wikipedia
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Gjakova (Gjakovë) or Đakovica (sometimes transliterated as Djakovica) is a city and municipality located in the Gjakova District of western Kosovo.
Kosovo's second largest city is Prizren, followed by Gjilan, Peć, Mitrovica, Ferizaj and Gjakova.

District of Gjakova

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Gjakova (Gjakovë) or Đakovica (sometimes transliterated as Djakovica) is a city and municipality located in the Gjakova District of western Kosovo.
The District of Gjakova or the District of Đakovica (Rajoni i Gjakovës; Ђаковички округ or Đakovički okrug) is one of the seven districts of Kosovo, with seat in the city of Gjakova.

Kosovo

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Gjakova (Gjakovë) or Đakovica (sometimes transliterated as Djakovica) is a city and municipality located in the Gjakova District of western Kosovo. Geographically, it is located in the south-western part of Kosovo, about halfway between the cities of Peć and Prizren.
Gjakova was founded by Albanians in the 16th century, and Peć (İpek) had continuous presence of the Albanian Kelmendi tribe.

Municipalities of Kosovo

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Gjakova (Gjakovë) or Đakovica (sometimes transliterated as Djakovica) is a city and municipality located in the Gjakova District of western Kosovo.

Peć

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Geographically, it is located in the south-western part of Kosovo, about halfway between the cities of Peć and Prizren.
The Sanjak of Dukagjin had four kazas: Peć, Gjakova, Gusinje and Berane.

Pristina

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The city is situated some 208 kilometres north-east of Tirana, 145 kilometres north-west of Skopje, 80 kilometres west of the capital Pristina, 435 kilometres south of Belgrade and 263 kilometres east of Podgorica.
Pristina was spared large scale destruction compared to towns like Gjakova or Peć that suffered heavily at the hands of Serbian forces.

Kosovo War

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The town was badly affected by the Kosovo war, suffering great physical destruction and large-scale human losses and human rights abuses.
The KLA surrounded Peć and Đakovica, and set up an interim capital in the town of Mališevo (north of Orahovac).

NATO bombing of Albanian refugees near Gjakova

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In one incident, NATO aircraft misidentified a convoy of Albanian refugees and attacked it.
The Bombing of Albanian refugees near Gjakova occurred on 14 April 1999 during the NATO bombing of Yugoslavia, when NATO planes accidentally bombed refugees on a twelve-mile stretch of road between the towns of Gjakova and Deçan in western Kosovo.

Old Bazaar, Gjakova

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Around the cornerstone of the town, the Old Bazaar – the center of trade and craftsmanship – was created.
The Old Bazaar (Pazari i vjetër; Стари базар / Stari bazar) in Gjakova is the oldest bazaar in Kosovo (also known as Çarshia e Madhe (Grand Bazaar) or Dakovica.

Erenik

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The city is also situated at the entrance to the Erenik Valley, where the river Krena flows from the north to the Erenik mountain stream.
Before passing through Gjakova, there is a string of settlements: the villages of Jasiċ, Nivokaz and Ponoševac, the small town of Junik and the village and mine of Babaj Boks.

Miodrag Vlahović (politician)

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He was born in Đakovica, Kosovo, FPR Yugoslavia and graduated from Veljko Vlahović University's Faculty of Law in Titograd in 1981.

Romani people in Kosovo

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The ethnic groups include Albanians (87,672), Balkan Egyptians (5,117), Roma (738), Ashkali (613), and smaller numbers of Bosniaks (73), Serbs (17), Turks (16), Gorani (13) and others.
Around 3,500 Roma took shelter in a school in Kosovo Polje following threats and the Roma community of Djakovica were warned to leave their homes.

Kosovo Albanians

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The ethnic groups include Albanians (87,672), Balkan Egyptians (5,117), Roma (738), Ashkali (613), and smaller numbers of Bosniaks (73), Serbs (17), Turks (16), Gorani (13) and others.
There are also Catholic Albanian communities concentrated in Gjakova, Prizren, Klina and a few villages near Peć and Vitina.

Alliance for the Future of Kosovo

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At the municipal elections held on 17 November 2007, the AAK gained control of 3 municipalities in western Kosovo: Peć, Gjakova and Deçan.

Ipko Superliga

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Gjakova's most successful team is KF Vëllaznimi which has won 9 titles of Kosovar Superliga and 4 Kosovo Cups.

Transliteration

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Gjakova (Gjakovë) or Đakovica (sometimes transliterated as Djakovica) is a city and municipality located in the Gjakova District of western Kosovo.

Prizren

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Geographically, it is located in the south-western part of Kosovo, about halfway between the cities of Peć and Prizren.

Adriatic Sea

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It is approximately 100 km inland from the Adriatic Sea.

Tirana

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The city is situated some 208 kilometres north-east of Tirana, 145 kilometres north-west of Skopje, 80 kilometres west of the capital Pristina, 435 kilometres south of Belgrade and 263 kilometres east of Podgorica.

Skopje

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The city is situated some 208 kilometres north-east of Tirana, 145 kilometres north-west of Skopje, 80 kilometres west of the capital Pristina, 435 kilometres south of Belgrade and 263 kilometres east of Podgorica.

Belgrade

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The city is situated some 208 kilometres north-east of Tirana, 145 kilometres north-west of Skopje, 80 kilometres west of the capital Pristina, 435 kilometres south of Belgrade and 263 kilometres east of Podgorica.

Podgorica

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The city is situated some 208 kilometres north-east of Tirana, 145 kilometres north-west of Skopje, 80 kilometres west of the capital Pristina, 435 kilometres south of Belgrade and 263 kilometres east of Podgorica.

Ottoman Kosovo

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During the Ottoman period, Gjakova served as a trading center on the route between Shkodër and Istanbul.

Istanbul

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During the Ottoman period, Gjakova served as a trading center on the route between Shkodër and Istanbul.