Travel Information for Kosovo
Time zone:GMT +1 (Central European time)
Daylight savings:GMT +1hr, begins last Sunday in March; ends last Sunday in October
Main languages:Albanian, Serbian
Other languages:Turkish, Roma, Bosnian
Currency: euros (EUR)

$1 = 0.89, £1 = 1.19

(rates as of Sep 2016)

Internet Domain:.International Dialling Code:    381

For help planning your trip to Kosovo including visas, vaccinations, currency exchange, flights, accomodation and insurance, see our Kosovo trip planning page.

Further information on Kosovo

Discover more about Kosovo - the country's geogrpahy and natural features, an assessment of its status on freedom and rights and data on the country's population and economy.

Geography & Natural Features

Map of kosovo

Total area: 10,887 sq km (0 sq km under water)

Coastline: 0 km (landlocked)

Neighbours (border lengths): Albania (112km), Macedonia (159km), Montenegro (79km), Serbia (352km)

Highest mountain: Gjeravica/Deravica (2,656m)

Freedom & Rights

Summary status and rankings for Kosovo from classifications of different organisations measuring political and economic freedom, democracy and civil rights. See more details of these rankings.

Freedom in the WorldPartly Free -
Democracy IndexNo Data -
Economic FreedomNo Data -
Press FreedomNoticeable problems 85/179
ILGA LGBT rightsSome rights -
Corruption PerceptionsMedium corruption 110/174
Overall Ranking:    93/195

Other Data & Links

Full name: Republic of Kosovo     Status: Independent Country

Population: 1,859,203 (rank: 147/196)     Density: 170.7 people/sq km (rank: 52/196)

Ethnic groups: Albanians 88%, Serbs 7%, other 5% (Bosniak, Gorani, Roma, Turk, Ashkali, Egyptian)

Religions: Muslim, Serbian Orthodox, Roman Catholic

GDP (PPP): $14.11 billion       GDP per capita: $7,600 (rank: 108/195)

Information derived from the CIA World Factbook. Other country profiles: BBC News.