Požaranje

Požaranje (in Serbian; Пожарање), or Pozharan (in Albanian) is a town in the Vitina Municipality, southeast Kosovo.

Pozharan

Village
Pozharan is located in Kosovo
Pozharan
Pozharan
Coordinates: 42°21′53″N 21°20′14″E / 42.364808°N 21.337234°E / 42.364808; 21.337234Coordinates: 42°21′53″N 21°20′14″E / 42.364808°N 21.337234°E / 42.364808; 21.337234
Country Kosovo
DistrictGjilan
MunicipalityVitina
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total11,749
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

HistoryEdit

Until 1975, it was known as Požeranje (Пожерање) and had been the seat of its municipality to that time.

DemographicsEdit

According to the 2011 census the population is 10,000, of which 99,53% are ethnic Albanians.

SportsEdit

The local football club is KF Vllaznia Pozheran, who played in the Football Superleague of Kosovo in the 2017–18 season.

Notable peopleEdit

  • Sinan Hasani, Yugoslav politician
  • Mejdi Korrani (d. 19/4/1999), KLA
  • Xhevat Qerimi, KLA commander
  • Naser e Jeton Rama, KLA
  • Festim Alidema Football
  • Sami Piraj, composer

ReferencesEdit