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PETROVCE (izmornik): church of the recently expelled Serbs restored in the old graveyard.
PETROVO (in the Middle ages Petrova Crkva, Uroševac): old ruins of a church in the locality “Crkveno Mesto” (Church Site); the remnants of an old fortress situated above the vil- lage.
PETRUŠAN (Djakovica): remnants of a church demolished by the Turks and an old graveyard.
PIDIĆ (Gnjilane): remnants of the old fortress called Gradi- šte-Kalaja, above the village.
PIRANE (Prizren): ruins of the church of St. George, near the village.
PIŠTANE (Peć): foundations of the church of St. Paraskeve, in the center of the village, east of the old graveyard. PLAJNIK (Dragaš): remnants of an old church, on the hill above the village.
PLAKAONICA (Leposavić): 1. traces of medieval mining facilities and settlements in the village and in the hamlet of Staro Selo; 2. remnants of the old, according to tradition “min- ing,” church on the site called Crkvine (ruins of a church); 3. church erected in the graveyard on the hill of Dublje in 1926. PLANEJA (in the Middle ages Plano, Prizren): remnants of the church of St. Panteleimon mentioned in a document from 1355, above the confluence of the Bistrica river into the Drim. PLANJANE (in the Middle ages Planjani, Prizren): church of the Nativity of the Mother of God erected in 1868, upon the foundations of the old church of the Holy Trinity (icons from the 17th–19th c.).
PLAVLJANE (Peć): old graveyard next to the Ljaovica mill. PLEMETINA (Priština): remnants of an old church with an old graveyard and the new, small village church erected in 1971.
PLESINA (Uroševac): in the 15th c. the village had priests the ruins of rwo former churches have survived—in the Lower mahala and Popov Do (Priest’s Valley).
PLOČICA (Mališevo): the site of an old graveyard is known in the village.
PLUŽINE (Srbica): ruins of an old church called Crkva (Church) and the remnants of the so-called Groblje (Grave- yard) with Serbian crosses.
POČESĆE (Peć): remnants of an old church (of St. Nicholas) on the right bank of the Pećka Bistrica (a village priest men- tioned as early as the 15th c.).
PODGORCE (Vitina): remnants of the old church of St. Paraskeve and an old graveyard, on the hill above the village. PODGRADJE (Gnjilane): 1. remnants of a town-fortress, with the ruins of a church, above the village; 2. remnants of the old settlement called Mećava which had a church in the Mećava mahala; 3. another two churches existed in the village; 4. rem- nants of old structures in which materials from antiquity and late antiquity have been excavated, on the site called Goven. PODUJEVO: a priest mentioned in the 15th c.; the church of St. elijah erected in 1930 (demolished in 1941–1945, restored in 1971).
POGRADJE (Klina): the village had a priest as early as 1455. Today exist: 1. church of the Holy anargyroi or the Lower church formerly dedicated to St. Nicholas or St. Demetrius (16th c.), with badly damaged frescos (second half of the 16th c.); 2. ruins of the Upper church to the west above the village;
the narthex built at a later date has 16th century frescos; 3. ru- ins of the medieval fortress—Gradište, in the south east part of the village; 4. remnants of a medieval fortress, on the jern- jak hill.
POLUŽA (Orahovac): old graveyard existed in the 19th c. POLUŽJE (in the Middle ages Podlužje, Glogovac): mention of a village priest in the 15th c. and folk tradition point to the existence of a church.
POLJANCE (Srbica): old and new graveyard of expelled Serbs. POLJANE (istok): two localities called Crkvište (ruins of a church)—in the area of Paljevo where the old graveyard is located, and on the Glavica hill, where several tombstones are situated. On one of these sites, the remnants of the church of the Visitation of the Mother of God still stood in the 19th c. POMAZATIN (Priština): church of St. elijah, erected in 1937. PONEŠ (in the Middle ages Poniša, Gnjilane): 1. ruins of a church on the site called Letovac; 2. remnants of a church in the present-day Orthodox cemetery; 3. old ruins of a fortress, above the village.
PONORAC (Mališevo): in the 14th c., mention was made of “a church wood” and “Gradište” (ruins of a former fortress) in the village.
PONOŠEVAC (Djakovica): the newly-constructed church was demolished in 1941 by the albanians, who burnt all Ser- bian houses in the village as well.
POPOVAC (Djakovica): old ruins of a church formerly ex- isted.
POPOVCE (Leposavić): a village priest mentioned in the 15th c.; remnants of an old place of worship on the site called Mra- morak.
POPOVLJANE (Suva Reka): church of St. Nicholas erected and painted in 1626; surrounded by an old graveyard. POPOVO (Podujevo): old church of the displaced Serbs was situated on the site called Crkveni Tesnac (Church Gorge).
The Christian Shrines of Kosovo and Metohija from the 13th to the 20th century
 Podujevo, Church of Saint Elias, early 20th century (burned by albanian extremists in March Pogrom 2004)

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