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Peć,Kosovo: see PejëPejë,
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, town (2011 pop. 95,723), W Kosovo. A trade center, it has industries that produce leather goods, foodstuffs, and handicrafts.
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a city in Yugoslavia, in the autonomous region of Kosovo, Socialist Republic of Serbia. Situated among the foothills of the North Albanian Alps, on the Pećska-Bistrica River, a tributary of the Beli Drin. Population, 48,000 (1973). The trade and transportation center for the agricultural region of the Metohija Basin, Peć has a food-processing industry. It also has a woodworking combine, an enterprise producing ceramics, and a hydroelectric power plant. The city’s crafts industry produces carpets and jewelry. Peć has research institutes for agriculture and forestry. Marble is quarried near the city.
Among the city’s architectural landmarks is the complex of the Patriarchate, consisting of the Church of the Holy Apostles (1230’s; frescoes in the interior date from the 13th to 17th centuries) and—adjacent to this church on the north and south—the churches of St. Demetrius (1321–24; interior frescoes date from the 14th to 17th centuries) and of Our Lady of Hodegetria (1324–27) with the belfry of St. Nicholas (mid-13th century). The churches are joined by a common western vestibule (mid-14th to 16th centuries). They contain a wealth of Serbian fine and decorative-applied arts from the 13th to 17th centuries.