Photo: Kosovo Declares Independence From Serbia



Kosovo, which declared its independence on February 17, 2008, is shown as a UN-administered territory of Serbia. As early as February 18—when the European Union is expected to formally recognize Kosovo as the world's newest country—mapmakers might begin depicting Kosovo as its own state.

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