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Prizren

(prēz`rĕn), city (2011 pop. 178,112), SW KosovoKosovo
, Albanian Kosova, Serbian Kosovo i Metohija and Kosmet, officially Republic of Kosovo, republic (2011 est. pop. 1,826,000), 4,126 sq mi (10,686 sq km), SE Europe, a former province of Serbia that unilaterally declared its independence in 2008.
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. It is a commercial center with industries that produce textiles, wood products, and filigree silver jewelry. Prizren is the seat of a Roman Catholic archbishop and of an Orthodox Eastern bishop. An important medieval trade center, the city reached its height as capital (1376–89) of Serbia under Stephen DušanStephen Dušan or Dushan
, c.1308–1355, king (1331–46) and czar (1346–55) of Serbia, son of Stephen Uros III. He is also known as Stephen Uros IV.
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, who is buried in a nearby monastery. In Prizren are numerous ancient churches and monasteries, some in ruins.

Prizren

 

a city in Yugoslavia, in the Socialist Republic of Serbia, in Kosovo Autonomous Region. Located on the Prizrenska Bistrica River, a tributary of the Beli Drin. Population, 46,000 (1974). Prizren is a center for the manufacture of handicrafts, including those for export. Handicrafts include filigree articles of nonferrous metals, engravings, wood carvings, and rugs. The city also has wine-making and silk industries.

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Serbian Orthodox Church Bishop Teodosije, in charge of Raska and Prizren, and Kosovo and Metohija, met Vucic at the monastery.
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This line will enable the two operators to work together as one single distribution system that will provide mutual benefits for customers of both countries," Kosovo's Economy Minister Fadil Ismajli said at the signing ceremony on Saturday in the Kosovo town of Prizren, close to northern Albania.
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A special interest in Bulgaria has been marked among dwellers in the area of Kosovar city of Prizren, says the German agency.
August 28 2011 (TUR) -- Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Saturday visited Kosovo's Prizren and Mamusha cities as part of his Balkan tour.
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The 132nd anniversary of the Albanian Prizren League will be marked in Skopje Thursday.
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