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Leposavic ( Serbian Cyrillic: , Albanian: ) is a town and the northernmost municipality in the District of Mitrovica of northern Kosovo. It is a part of North Kosovo, a region populated with at least 98% ethnic Serbs that functions largely autonomously from the remainder of Kosovo, which is majority ethnic Albanian. According to OSCE and UNHCR estimates, the municipality has a population of approximately 18,600 (2007). The municipality consists of a town and 72 villages with an area of 539 km².
The Socanica Monastery was founded in the 13th century by King Stefan Milutin. Many of the settlements were mentioned in the Studenica charters of King Stefan Decanski (r. 1321-1331).