- Gora (region)
Gora ("Гора") is a geographical region in southern
Kosovo, mostly inhabited by the Gorani people. Between 1992 and 1999, Gora was a municipality, and its population was 17,574 people according to 1991 census. Today, the region is part of the municipality of Dragaš.
The name "Gora" is a Slavic word for "Mountain" or "Forest".
Gora is mentioned for the first time in 1348 in the edicts of Emperor Stefan Dushan as a
Zhupaof the Serbian Empire, composed out of seven villages that Dushan gifted to his Monastery of Saint Archangel near Prizren. Its second mention is in 1452/5 in the Turkish cadestral tax censuses as the " Nachy of Gora" within the Ottoman Empire, forming part of the Ottoman province of Macedonia.
According to 1991 census data, the population of the Gora municipality was composed of:
* [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bw_gtFGsLDk Gora 1968 part 1 - Short Documentary film about Gora]
* [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z9oJsn89_hQ Gora 1968 part 2 - Short Documentary film about Gora]
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