Mali Zvornik

Mali Zvornik (Serbian Cyrillic: Мали Зворник, pronounced [mâːliː zʋɔ̌rniːk]) is a town and municipality located in the Mačva District of western Serbia. In 2011, the population of the town is 4,132, while the population of the municipality is 11,987. It lays opposite of the Drina river from the town of Zvornik, in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Also, a border crossing between Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina is located in the town.

Mali Zvornik

Мали Зворник
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Coat of arms of Mali Zvornik
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Location of the municipality of Mali Zvornik within Serbia
Location of the municipality of Mali Zvornik within Serbia
Coordinates: 44°24′N 19°07′E / 44.400°N 19.117°E / 44.400; 19.117Coordinates: 44°24′N 19°07′E / 44.400°N 19.117°E / 44.400; 19.117
Country Serbia
RegionŠumadija and Western Serbia
DistrictMačva
Municipality1955; 66 years ago (1955)
Settlements12
Government
 • MayorZoran Jevtić
Area
 • Town9.09 km2 (3.51 sq mi)
 • Municipality184 km2 (71 sq mi)
Elevation
149 m (489 ft)
Population
 (2011 census)[2]
 • Town
4,132
 • Town density450/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
 • Municipality
11,987
 • Municipality density65/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
15318
Area code+381(0)15
Car platesLO
Websitewww.malizvornik.rs

HistoryEdit

There are traces of human life from Bronze Age in this area, as well as traces from the time of Roman Empire. Ancient Roman settlement Ad Drinum existed somewhere at this location. In the Middle Ages, Mali Zvornik was one of the main mining centres of the Serbian state.

On Orlovine Hill near Mali Zvornik there are remains of the large Medieval fortress that was probably built in the first half of the 15th century, in the time of the Serbian Despotate. During the Ottoman rule, this area was part of the Pashaluk of Bosnia.

Until 1878 it was the only Bosnian municipality on the right side of river Drina, when it eventually became part of the independent Kingdom of Serbia. In the end of 19th and beginning of the 20th century, population of Mali Zvornik numbered 115 houses. The municipality of Mali Zvornik was officially established in 1955.

SettlementsEdit

Aside from the town of Mali Zvornik, the municipality includes the following settlements:

DemographicsEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
19489,036—    
195312,004+5.84%
196111,583−0.45%
197112,084+0.42%
198113,074+0.79%
199114,029+0.71%
200214,076+0.03%
201112,482−1.33%
Source: [3]

According to the 2011 census results, the municipality of Mali Zvornik has 12,482 inhabitants.

Ethnic groupsEdit

The municipality of Mali Zvornik has many ethnic groups, with Serbs forming the majority in all settlements. The ethnic composition of the municipality of Mali Zvornik:

Ethnic group Population %
Serbs 11,677 93.55%
Muslims 376 3.01%
Bosniaks 72 0.58%
Romani 25 0.20%
Montenegrins 16 0.13%
Yugoslavs 15 0.12%
Croats 14 0.11%
Others 287 2.30%
Total 12,482

EconomyEdit

The following table gives a preview of total number of employed people per their core activity (as of 2017):[4]

Activity Total
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 93
Mining 70
Processing industry 168
Distribution of power, gas and water 101
Distribution of water and water waste management 55
Construction 114
Wholesale and retail, repair 319
Traffic, storage and communication 187
Hotels and restaurants 70
Media and telecommunications 8
Finance and insurance 8
Property stock and charter -
Professional, scientific, innovative and technical activities 45
Administrative and other services 18
Administration and social assurance 326
Education 177
Healthcare and social work 112
Art, leisure and recreation 17
Other services 29
Total 1,917

GalleryEdit

Notable peopleEdit

See alsoEdit

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 29 May 2017.
  4. ^ "ОПШТИНЕ И РЕГИОНИ У РЕПУБЛИЦИ СРБИЈИ, 2018" (PDF). stat.gov.rs (in Serbian). Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia. Retrieved 16 March 2019.

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