Description of Kosovo
Kosovo is a country situated in South-eastern Europe, the central of Balkan Peninsula. Kosovo, a poverty-stricken and landlocked country, has limited water resources, a variety of topographical features and ringed by mountains. It’s ranked 169 with a total of 10,887 km(square) area. The capital city of Korova is Pristina.
Kosovo Genocide: It was a part of Kosovo conflict (1998 – 99). Like in the propaganda war, it plays the same role as cruise missiles and cluster bombs in the air war destroying enough of Serbia’s economy and killing 2,000 civilians. Also, the Albanians disputed national Serbs and the Yugoslavian government in Kosovo where as Serbs strategy was to do major tribal cleansing of Albanians but the NATO’s intervention ultimately resolved the conflict.
Map and Language
Kosovo is based in the Blakan Peninsula; adjoining by the Albanian and Macedonia to the south, the arbitrary territory of Serbia to the north and east, Montenegra to the west. Also, Adriatic sea is in the closet to the west.
Albanian and Serbian are the official languages of the Kosovo. The majority of the population speaks Albanian where as minorities of people spoke Serbian, Bosnian and Croatian.
English, German and other European languages are also spoken by an enormous number of people.
For centuries, Kosovo’s people with its principles and customary rules follow personal honour, the equality of persons, and the word of honour known as “besa” making a situation of holy trust.
Traditional Clothing – Mostly there are 5-6 parts that make up the full bodied traditional dress of Kosovars and it resembles much of the Albanian clothing, if not all the same.
Music may have appear to an era where it is actively westernized and mixed with many music genres but still traditional Albanian music is very beloved and favoured. Other music played are folk, Serb and Roma.
Main instruments include – flutes, trumpets, bagpipes, horns and many more.
Dance – Their famous traditional dance style is “Shota” which requires a big quick step and high tempo.
Climate and Weather
Generally, the climate in Kosovo is continental. In winters, there is cold, relatively dry and summers are warm and humid. But in mountain areas are particularly cooler averaging about 20° C with up to four months of annual snow cover. The best time to visit climate-wise is May and September.
Travelling and Tourism
It has been more popular for breach destination for the European travellers. Popular destinations are Pristina, Prizen and Pec. Main Attractions are architecture, religious heritage, unique traditions and natural features – considering mountains, lakes, rivers and farms with the beautiful landscape which makes more tempting to visit Kosovo.
Some of the most visited cities like Pristina, Gjakova, Ulpiana and Novo Brda covers various attractions like Kosovo museum, Jashar Pasha Mosque, Historical monuments like – churches, bridges, museums, hospitality. Also, Peja city is manifested by various craftsmen’s shop such as goldsmiths, leather tanners, tailors, etc.
Prize is a well- freeze town with Roman built castle and Ottoman quarter.
Vacations and Destinations
Kosovo is an alluring and inviting country and has a lot in stock for tourists, The very first destination of the visitor must be capital city Pristina. While unwinding in the city you could visit many places like National Museum, Serbian Orthodox Church, Rugona George, the waterfall of the Drina River and many more places by visiting will definitely delight you. For a fixed holiday period, you can visit Kosovo by the British Air ways, the Australian airline, Bell air and many European airlines.
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