Peć

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Peć or Peja (Pejë), is a city and municipality located in the Peć District of Kosovo.wikipedia
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Rugova Canyon

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The Rugova Canyon is one of Europe's longest and deepest canyons and is about three kilometres from the city of Peć.
Rugova Canyon or Rugova Gorge (Gryka e Rugovës; Руговска клисура) is a river canyon near Peć in Western Kosovo, in the Prokletije mountains, close to the border with Montenegro.

Kosovo

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Peć or Peja (Pejë), is a city and municipality located in the Peć District of Kosovo. The city is located some 250 kilometres (155 miles) north of Tirana, Albania, 150 kilometres (93 miles) north-west of Skopje, North Macedonia, 85 kilometres (52 miles) west of Pristina, Kosovo and some 280 kilometres (173 miles) east of Podgorica, Montenegro. Pećka Banja is a township located in the municipality of Istok, Kosovo.
The earliest traces documented in the territory of Kosovo belong to the Stone Age Period, namely there are indications that cave dwellings might have existed like for example the Radivojce Cave set near the spring of the Drin river, then there are some indications at Grnčar Cave in the Vitina municipality, Dema and Karamakaz Caves of Peć and others.

District of Peć

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Peć or Peja (Pejë), is a city and municipality located in the Peć District of Kosovo.
The District of Peć or District of Peja (Rajoni i Pejës; Пећки округ or Pećki okrug) is one of the seven districts (the higher-level administrative divisions) of Kosovo.It has its seat in the city of Peć.

League of Peja

Later in 1899, the Albanian political organization, League of Peja, was established in the city.
The League of Peja (less commonly the League of Peć or League of İpek, Lidhja e Pejës), originally known as Besa-Besë (Pledge for a Pledge) between Albanians, was an Albanian political organization established in 1899 in the city of İpek (now Peć, Pejë), Kosovo Vilayet, Ottoman Empire.

White Drin

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Geographically, it is located in an important location on the Peć Bistrica, a tributary of the White Drin to the east of the Prokletije Mountains.
The river originates in the southern slopes of the Zhleb mountain, north of the town of Peja.

Prokletije

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Geographically, it is located in an important location on the Peć Bistrica, a tributary of the White Drin to the east of the Prokletije Mountains.
It is situated in Kosovo and is 25 km long from the border with Montenegro to the city of Peć and is 1000 m deep.

Peć Bistrica

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Geographically, it is located in an important location on the Peć Bistrica, a tributary of the White Drin to the east of the Prokletije Mountains.
The adjective Pećka, "of Peć", is added to distinguish it from other Bistrica rivers in the Metohija region: Dečanska Bistrica ("of Dečani"), Prizrenska Bistrica ("of Prizren"), Kožnjarska Bistrica ("of Kožnjar"), Loćanska Bistrica ("of Loćan"), etc.

Patriarchate of Peć (monastery)

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The patriarchal monastery of Peć is a UNESCO World Heritage Site as part of the Medieval Monuments in Kosovo. After the Žiča monastery was burned by the Cumans (between 1276 and 1292) the seat of Serbian archbishop was transferred to a more secure location - Patriarchal Monastery of Peć where it remained until the abolition of the Serbian Patriarchate of Peć in 1766.
The Patriarchate of Peć Monastery (Манастир Пећка патријаршија / Manastir Pećka patrijaršija, ; ) or Patriarchal Monastery of Peć, is a medieval Serbian Orthodox monastery located near the city of Peć, in Kosovo.

Hvosno

Between 1180 and 1190, Serbian Grand Prince Stefan Nemanja liberated Peć with its surrounding župa (district) of Hvosno from the Byzantine Empire, thus establishing Serbian rule over the city of Peć for next 300 years.
It roughly encompassed the areas of the modern Istok and Peć municipalities.

Pristina

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The city is located some 250 kilometres (155 miles) north of Tirana, Albania, 150 kilometres (93 miles) north-west of Skopje, North Macedonia, 85 kilometres (52 miles) west of Pristina, Kosovo and some 280 kilometres (173 miles) east of Podgorica, Montenegro.
Pristina was spared large scale destruction compared to towns like Gjakova or Peć that suffered heavily at the hands of Serbian forces.

Sanjak of İpek

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The town became the center of the Sanjak of İpek (or Dukagjin), governed by Mahmut Pasha Dukagjini as its first sanjakbey (lord).
The Sanjak of İpek (İpek sancak, Пећки санџак) or Sanjak of Dukakin (Dukakin sancak,, Дукађински санџак) was a sanjak (an administrative division of the Ottoman Empire) with its capital in İpek (Peć), now in Kosovo.

Gjakova

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

Municipalities of Kosovo

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Peć or Peja (Pejë), is a city and municipality located in the Peć District of Kosovo.

Rugova (region)

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Rugova is a mountainous region entered through the North-West part of the city of Peć.
Rugova (Rugova/Rugovë, Ругова/Rugova) is a mountain region located to the north-west of the city of Peć, in Kosovo region.

Haxhi Zeka

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The organization, led by Haxhi Zeka, adopted the character of the earlier League of Prizren to defend the rights of Ottoman Albanians and seek autonomous status within the empire.
Zeka was born on 20 December 1832 in the village of Shoshani (now in Tropojë), from where his family moved to Peć, in the Kosovo Vilayet.

Goraždevac

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Most Kosovo Serbs live in the village enclaves of Goraždevac, Belo Polje and Ljevoša.
Goraždevac is a village near the city of Peć in Kosovo.

Kosovo Serbs

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Most Kosovo Serbs live in the village enclaves of Goraždevac, Belo Polje and Ljevoša. Relations between Serbs and Albanians, who were the majority population, were often tense during the 20th century.
By the end of the 13th century, the centre of the Serbian Church was moved to Peć from Žiča.

Serbian Patriarchate of Peć

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After the Žiča monastery was burned by the Cumans (between 1276 and 1292) the seat of Serbian archbishop was transferred to a more secure location - Patriarchal Monastery of Peć where it remained until the abolition of the Serbian Patriarchate of Peć in 1766.
Finally, in 1455, the city of Peć fell into Turkish hands.

Pećka Banja

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Pećka Banja is a township located in the municipality of Istok, Kosovo.
It shares its borders with the local community Vrellë in north, with the local community Dobrushë in southeast and municipality of Peć in southwest.

2004 unrest in Kosovo

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It suffered further damage in violent inter-ethnic unrest in 2004.
Albanians rioted in the city of Peć, attacking UN offices.

KB Peja

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The main football team of the city is KF Besa Pejë, its basketball teams is KB Peja.
KB Peja is a basketball club based in Pejë, Kosovo.

Kosovo War

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They came to a head in the Kosovo War of 1999, during which the city suffered heavy damage and mass killings.
The KLA surrounded Peć and Đakovica, and set up an interim capital in the town of Mališevo (north of Orahovac).

Kosovo Force

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Then in February 2010, the Multinational Task Forces became Multinational Battle Groups and in March 2011, KFOR was restructured again, into just two multinational battlegroups; one based at Camp Bondsteel, and one based at Peć.

Bazaar of Peć

Bazaar of Peć (Çarshia e Pejës; Базар у Пећи / Bazar u Peći) or Peć market is a market place in the center of the city of Peć, in Kosovo.

Istok

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Pećka Banja is a township located in the municipality of Istok, Kosovo.
The Ottoman defter (tax registry; census) of 1582 registered the Peć nahiyah as having 235 villages, of which Suho Grlo (Suvo Grlo) was located within modern Istok municipality.