Capital: Pristina

Population: 1,852,341 (estimated in 2015)

Currency: Euro (EUR)

Official Languages: Albanian, Serbian

Unofficial Languages: Bosnian, Turkish, and others

Main Religion: Islam

Ethnic Groups: Albanians, Bosniaks, Serbs, Turks, and others

Largest Cities: Pristina, Prizren, Mitrovica, Gjakovë

Main Sport: Football, Basketball, Wrestling, Judo

Political System: Republic

National Holidays (2016):

New Year’s Day (January 1-4)

Orthodox Christmas (January 7)

Independence Day of the Republic of Kosovo (February 17)

Easter (March 27-28)

Constitution Day of the Republic of Kosovo (April 11)

Labour Day (May 2)

Europe Day (May 9)

Eid al Fitr (July 5)

Eid al Addha (September 12)

Christmas Day (December 25-26)