Peja, is a city and municipality located in the Pejë District of Kosovo. According to the 2011 census, the city of Peja has 48,962 inhabitants, while the municipality has 97,890 inhabitants. The municipality covers an area of 602 km2 (232 sq mi), including the city of Peja and 95 villages; it is divided into 28 territorial communities.
Geographically, it is located in an important location on the Peja Bistrica, a tributary of the White Drin to the east of the Prokletije Mountains. The Rugova Canyon is one of Europe’s longest and deepest canyons and is about three kilometres from the city of Peja. The city is located some 250 kilometres (155 miles) north of Tirana, Albania, 150 kilometres (93 miles) north-west of Skopje, Republic of Macedonia, 85 kilometres (52 miles) west of Pristina, Kosovo and some 280 kilometres (173 miles) east of Podgorica, Montenegro.
Source: MCYS- Database of Cultural Heritage of Kosovo