Metohija

Metohija (Albanian: Rrafshi i Dukagjinit, ; Serbian Cyrillic: Метохија, Metohija or, infrequently, Metochia), is a large basin and the name of the region covering the southwestern part of Kosovo. The area of the region is 3,340 km2 (1,290 sq mi). The population in 2002 was 790,272, or 40 percent of the territory's total of 1,956,194.

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