Aleksandrovac

Aleksandrovac (Serbian Cyrillic: Александровац) is a town and municipality located in the Rasina District of central Serbia. As of 2011, the town has a population of 6,476 inhabitants, while the municipality has 26,522 inhabitants.

Aleksandrovac

Александровац
View on the city of Aleksandrovac
View on the city of Aleksandrovac
Coat of arms of Aleksandrovac
Coat of arms
Location of the municipality of Aleksandrovac within Serbia
Location of the municipality of Aleksandrovac within Serbia
Coordinates: 43°27′32″N 21°02′47″E / 43.45889°N 21.04639°E / 43.45889; 21.04639Coordinates: 43°27′32″N 21°02′47″E / 43.45889°N 21.04639°E / 43.45889; 21.04639
Country Serbia
RegionŠumadija and Western Serbia
DistrictRasina
Settlements55
Government
 • MayorMirko Mihajlovic (independent)
Area
 • Town3.85 km2 (1.49 sq mi)
 • Municipality387 km2 (149 sq mi)
Elevation
366 m (1,201 ft)
Population
 (2011 census)[2]
 • Town
6,476
 • Town density1,700/km2 (4,400/sq mi)
 • Municipality
26,522
 • Municipality density69/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
37230
Area code+381(0)37
Car platesAC
Websitewww.aleksandrovac.rs

HistoryEdit

From 1929 to 1941, Aleksandrovac was part of the Morava Banovina of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia.

DemographicsEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
194832,612—    
195334,748+1.28%
196134,540−0.08%
197133,798−0.22%
198133,887+0.03%
199133,215−0.20%
200229,389−1.11%
201126,522−1.13%
Source: [3]

According to the 2011 census results, the municipality of Aleksandrovac has a population of 26,522 inhabitants.

Ethnic groupsEdit

The ethnic composition of the municipality:[4]

Ethnic group Population %
Serbs 25,682 96.83%
Romani 84 0.32%
Montenegrins 23 0.09%
Macedonians 10 0.04%
Croats 8 0.03%
Bulgarians 7 0.03%
Yugoslavs 6 0.02%
Albanians 5 0.02%
Others 303 1.14%
Total 26,522

Society and cultureEdit

 
Fountain of vine

The most popular event is Župska berba, which is held annually from 22 September to 25 September. Aleksandrovac is the headquarters of one of the most successful Yugoslav record labels of all time Diskos.

The town has several sports teams among which the most popular are basketball, volleyball and handball team that plays in the top division in Serbia. Also, it is home to FK Župa Aleksandrovac football team.

EconomyEdit

The following table gives a preview of total number of registered people employed in legal entities per their core activity (as of 2018):[5]

Activity Total
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 85
Mining and quarrying 2
Manufacturing 2,272
Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 27
Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities 111
Construction 309
Wholesale and retail trade, repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles 755
Transportation and storage 171
Accommodation and food services 211
Information and communication 42
Financial and insurance activities 37
Real estate activities 1
Professional, scientific and technical activities 151
Administrative and support service activities 16
Public administration and defense; compulsory social security 261
Education 494
Human health and social work activities 180
Arts, entertainment and recreation 82
Other service activities 125
Individual agricultural workers 1,101
Total 6,433

Notable peopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Municipalities of Serbia, 2006". Statistical Office of Serbia. Retrieved 2010-11-28.
  2. ^ "2011 Census of Population, Households and Dwellings in the Republic of Serbia: Comparative Overview of the Number of Population in 1948, 1953, 1961, 1971, 1981, 1991, 2002 and 2011, Data by settlements" (PDF). Statistical Office of Republic Of Serbia, Belgrade. 2014. ISBN 978-86-6161-109-4. Retrieved 2014-06-27.
  3. ^ "2011 Census of Population, Households and Dwellings in the Republic of Serbia" (PDF). stat.gov.rs. Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia. Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 July 2014. Retrieved 11 January 2017.
  4. ^ "ETHNICITY Data by municipalities and cities" (PDF). stat.gov.rs. Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia. Retrieved 20 February 2018.
  5. ^ "MUNICIPALITIES AND REGIONS OF THE REPUBLIC OF SERBIA, 2019" (PDF). stat.gov.rs. Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia. 25 December 2019. Retrieved 28 December 2019.

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