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see ShkodërShkodër
or Scutari
, Serbo-Croatian Skadar, anc. Scodra, city (1989 est. pop. 80,200), capital of Shkodër dist., NW Albania, at the outlet of Lake Scutari. It is a market center in a fertile agricultural area that produces a variety of crops.
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According to the programs of both Albanian leagues, that is of Prizren and Ipek (Pec), a new Albanian either autonomous province within the Ottoman Empire or ultimately independent state had to consist of four principalities: (i) Southern Albania with Epirus and the city of Ioanina, (ii) Northern and Central Albania with the areas around Scodra (Scutari), Tirana (Tirane), and Elbasan, (iii) Macedonia with the cities of Debar, Skopje, Gostivar, Prilep, Veles, Bitola, and Ohrid, and (iv) Ancient Serbia (Kosovo and Metohija, Raska/Sandzak, and Vardar Macedonia) with the cities/towns of Prizren, Gnjilane, Pec, Dakovica, Mitrovica, Pristina, Kumanovo, Novi Pazar, and Sjenica.
In the 1870's the Muslim-oriented League of Prizren and the Christian-oriented Congress of Scodra declared their common ethnic origin, compared to which their religious differences were not important.