The Jablanica District (Serbian: Јабланички округ / Jablanički okrug, pronounced [jâblaːnitʃkiː ôkruːɡ]) is one of nine administrative districts of Southern and Eastern Serbia. It expands in the south-eastern parts of Serbia. According to the 2011 census results, it has a population of 215,463 inhabitants. The administrative center of the district is the city of Leskovac.
Location of the Jablanica District within Serbia
|Region||Southern and Eastern Serbia|
|• Commissioner||Božidar Stojiljković|
|• Total||2,769 km2 (1,069 sq mi)|
|• Density||59.7/km2 (155/sq mi)|
|ISO 3166 code||RS-23|
|Municipalities||5 and 1 city|
|– Cities and towns||7|
The district encompasses the municipalities of:
According to the 2011 census results, the Jablanica Distract has a total population of 216,304 inhabitants.
Ethnic composition of the Jablanica District:
History and cultureEdit
Famous cultural-historic monuments in this District are: the Roman necropolis in Mala Kopasnica originating from 2nd century AD, a late Roman-early Byzantine (6th century AD) town of Caričin Grad or Iustiniana Prima, the Jasunjski Monasteries dedicated to the Virgin of Transfiguration and St. John the Baptist, built in 1499 as the endowment of monastery sister Ksenija, as well as the church of St. John the Baptist from 16th century, being a true pearl among monuments.
- "2011 Census of Population, Households and Dwellings in the Republic of Serbia" (PDF). stat.gov.rs. Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia. Retrieved 12 January 2017.
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