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Prizren (Municipality, Kosovo)


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Flag of Prizren - Image by Tomislav Šipek, 18 August 2019

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Presentation of Prizren

The municipality of Prizren (221,000 inhabitants in 2006, including 171,000 in the town of Prizren proper) is located in southern Kosovo, sharing a border with both Albania and North Macedonia.
In the late 19th century, Prizren was a stronghold of Albanian nationalism. Aimed at defending the Albanian-inhabited lands from being annexed by Slavic countries in the Balkans and seeking autonomy for Albania under the Ottoman Empire, the League of Prizren was established on 10 June 1878, disbanded in 1881, and partially reorganized, unsuccessfully.

Ivan Sache, 12 April 2009

Flag of Prizren

The flag of Prizren (photo) is white with the municipal emblem, which is prescribed in Article 7 of the Municipal Statutes as "'The House of the Prizren League' with the writing '1878-Prizren' ".

Ivan Sache & Tomislav Šipek, 18 August 2019