The city of Vushtrri is one of the oldest in Kosovo, and in the past, in the Latin sources, it was known as Viciana. Geographically, Vushtrri is located in the north part of Kosovo and is surrounded by Mitrovica in the north, Skenderaj in the north-east, and Obilic in the south. The municipality of Vushtrri is rich in the aspect of natural sources such as rivers, mountains, and has alluvial soil for agriculture. Hydrography in this city consists of three rivers: Sitnica river, Terstena river, and Studimja river which have distinctive vegetation surrounding them. Except for the natural resources, the city is also rich in its cultural heritage, by being the home of numerous historical buildings, bridges, an ancient Hamam, old mosques, a Muslim cemetery, the medieval castle in the center of the city, and the cobbled streets. The economy of the municipality of Vushtrri is mostly focused on gastronomy, wood processing, and agriculture, which is well known in Kosovo.
The soil of Vushtrri is good and appropriate for planting fruits and vegetables. The most commonly grown cultures in Vushtrri are onions, potatoes, wheat, etc.
The municipality of Vushtrri is known for its diaspora, mostly settled in Germany, Switzerland, and other western European countries. Diaspora has been an active investor in different sectors of the economy in Vushtrri, mostly in the field of gastronomy.
Given these reasons, Germin through this report highlights key information about the most competitive economic sectors in Vushtrri, aiming to attract local, foreign, and especially diaspora investors to consider their investment opportunities in the municipality of Vushtrri.