About Gracanica town

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  • November 1, 2014
About Gracanica town

Gračanica or Graçanicë (Serbian Cyrillic: Грачаница, pronounced [ɡratʃǎnitsa], Albanian: Graçanicë) is a town and municipality in central Kosovo. It is a Serb enclave centered on the Gračanica monastery, located ten kilometers away from Pristina. The 1999 Kosovo War and its aftermath transformed Gračanica from a sleepy village into an administrative center serving the needs of the 75,000 Kosovo Serbs living south of the Ibar River. International banks, internet cafes, and outlets of Serbian governmental institutions are located amidst traditional farmhouses, giving Gračanica...