It is estimated that 210,000 people remain displaced within Kosovo. Another 20,000 are in Albania and more than 30,000 in neighbouring Montenegro. Some 7,000 have fled to Bosnia and Herzegovina. Last year close to 100,000 Yugoslav nationals, mostly Kosovo Albanians, sought asylum in western Europe. The fighting has also affected Kosovo's Serbian minority population which officials say is dwindling as more people leave.
Almost 20 percent of Kosovo's pre-war population has been displaced or driven out of the country, in the biggest wave of displacement in Europe since the Bosnian war.
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