Ferizaj municipal and regional center in the southern part of Kosovo Field, whose center is 42 ° 22’80 ” northern latitude and 21 ° 09’12 ” East longitude, on average 850 m height above the level of the sea. It is the crossroads of important roads connecting the city with Pristina in the north and further with Central Europe, with Skopje in the south, towards Greece, with Prizren and Peja in the west, towards Albania, Montenegro and Adriatic coast and Gjilan in the east, towards the eastern Balkans and the Near East.
The distance of Ferizaj with Prishtina is 38 km, with Skopje – 48 km, with Gjilan – 32 km, with Prizren – 70 km. With all these cities Ferizaj is connected by main road, while with Skopje, with Prishtina and Prizren is also connected with the highway. Ferizaj is 40 km from Pristina International Airport.
Ferizaj is a regional center, which includes the nearby municipalities: Shtime, Štrpce, Kaçanik and Hani i Elezit.
Near Ferizaj there are important tourist spots: Brezovica, which is being transformed into an international ski and mountain hiking center, is 40 km southwest, Gadime Cave, which is a unique marble monument, is only 20 km away in north of Ferizaj, Banja e Kllokotit, known in the Balkans for health rehabilitation and for the treatment of rheumatic diseases, is also 20 km to the east, while BIFURCATION OF NERODIME, a rare hydrographic phenomenon, is only 1 km west of Ferizaj .
The railway line connects Ferizaj with Skopje, towards the southern and eastern Balkans and with Pristina and Mitrovica, towards the European countries.
According to the 2011 census, the municipality of Ferizaj has 108,610 inhabitants, 51 percent of whom live in 45 villages, while 49 percent live in the city. Of this number, 96 percent are Albanians, and 4 percent are Ashkali, Roma, Bosniaks, Serbs, etc. According to the Kosovo Agency of Statistics, during 2013 in the municipality of Ferizaj, 1,952 children were born, 436 people died, 910 couples have married, and 83 are divorced.
The municipality of Ferizaj has the following villages:
Nerodimja e Epërme
Gërlica e Ulët
Nerodimja e Ultë
Prelez i Jerlive
Talinovci i Jerlive
Prelezi i Muhaxhërve
Talinosi i Muhaxhërve
Mirash i Ri
Babushan (Babushi i serb)
Fshati i Vjetër (Starasella)