Mionica (Serbian Cyrillic: Мионица, [miɔ̌nit͡sa]) is a town and municipality located in the Kolubara District of western Serbia. As of 2011[update], the population of the town is 1,571, while population of the municipality is 14,263 inhabitants.
Serbian Orthodox church
Location of the municipality of Mionica within Serbia
|Region||Šumadija and Western Serbia|
|• Mayor||Boban Janković (SNS)|
|• Town||1.38 km2 (0.53 sq mi)|
|• Municipality||329 km2 (127 sq mi)|
|Elevation||189 m (620 ft)|
|• Town density||1,100/km2 (2,900/sq mi)|
|• Municipality density||43/km2 (110/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
The township of Mionica is located 92 km (57 mi) from Belgrade, the capital of Serbia. With an area of 329 km2 (127 sq mi), it is bordering the Maljen and Suvobor mountains to the South and has access to the Kolubara river, Sava region and the Panonian plain to the North. While the Serbs make up for a large majority of the population, the Roma make up a significant minority, while there are smaller populations of ethnic Montenegrins, Croats, Hungarians, Macedonians, Slovenians, Germans and Albanians.
According to the 2011 census results, the municipality of Mionica has 14,335 inhabitants.
The ethnic composition of the municipality:
Mionica's economy is predominantly agricultural. Its primary activities are the fruit orchards and raising cattle. The municipality is also a tourist destination, especially the Ribnica river, well known for sight-seeing and outdoor sports, such as fishing and hunting. The Vrujci spa also attracts tourists and is known for its bottled water.
The following table gives a preview of total number of employed people per their core activity (as of 2017):
|Agriculture, forestry and fishing||61|
|Distribution of power, gas and water||14|
|Distribution of water and water waste management||87|
|Wholesale and retail, repair||216|
|Traffic, storage and communication||126|
|Hotels and restaurants||117|
|Media and telecommunications||25|
|Finance and insurance||22|
|Property stock and charter||-|
|Professional, scientific, innovative and technical activities||86|
|Administrative and other services||22|
|Administration and social assurance||208|
|Healthcare and social work||129|
|Art, leisure and recreation||29|
In Mionica there is one primary school, and Economy high school, a community health clinic and a culture center with a movie theater attached to it.
Monument to Živojin Mišić
|Poland||Tomaszów Mazowiecki||Łódź Voivodeship|
|Israeli settlement||Katzrin||Golan Heights|
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