Svinjare (Serbian Cyrillic: Свињаре) is a village in northern Kosovo[a], near Vučitrn. It is a Serb enclave.

Coordinates: 42°51′04″N 20°53′23″E / 42.85111°N 20.88972°E / 42.85111; 20.88972Coordinates: 42°51′04″N 20°53′23″E / 42.85111°N 20.88972°E / 42.85111; 20.88972
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)

During the March 2004 unrest in Kosovo the village was razed by Kosovo Albanians and the village became a ghost town.[1]


  1. ^ a b Kosovo is the subject of a territorial dispute between the Republic of Kosovo and the Republic of Serbia. The Republic of Kosovo unilaterally declared independence on 17 February 2008. Serbia continues to claim it as part of its own sovereign territory. The two governments began to normalise relations in 2013, as part of the 2013 Brussels Agreement. Kosovo is currently recognized as an independent state by 97 out of the 193 United Nations member states. In total, 113 UN member states are said to have recognized Kosovo at some point, of which 15 later withdrew their recognition.