The Zaječar District (Serbian: Зајечарски округ / Zaječarski okrug, pronounced [zâjɛtʃarskiː ôkruːɡ]) is one of nine administrative districts of Southern and Eastern Serbia. It expands to the eastern parts of Serbia. It has a population of 119,967 inhabitants, according to the 2011 census results. The administrative center is the city of Zaječar.
Location of the Zaječar District within Serbia
|Region||Southern and Eastern Serbia|
|• Commissioner||Vladan Paunović|
|• Total||3,623 km2 (1,399 sq mi)|
|• Density||33.1/km2 (86/sq mi)|
|ISO 3166 code||RS-15|
|Municipalities||3 and 1 city|
|- Cities and towns||5|
It encompasses the municipalities of:
According to the last official census done in 2011, the Zaječar District has 119,967 inhabitants.
Ethnic groups of the district according to the 2011 census results:
Felix Romuliana (Galerius' Palace) in modern Gamzigrad is the birthplace of the Roman Emperor Gaius Galerius Valerius Maxmimianus, in late 3rd century and early 4th century. Because of its archaeological findings, Gamzigrad ranks among the most important late Roman sites in the world. The rich historic material (jewelry, mosaics, coins, tools, arms) found here is a treasure trove of Roman civilization of the 4th century A.D.
Three Roman Emperors were born in the Zaječar District:
Trends of economic development of the Zaječar District lead from crafts and semi-industrial processing of agricultural products over coal exploitation (textile factory, leather factory, brewery, quartz sand mine and coal mine) to the modern plants and high output rate.
- "2011 Census of Population, Households and Dwellings in the Republic of Serbia" (PDF). stat.gov.rs. Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia. Retrieved 13 January 2017.
- "Population by ethnicity and sex, by municipalities and cities". Retrieved 14 March 2014.
Note: All official material made by the Government of Serbia is public by law. Information was taken from the official website.
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- Зајечарски управни округ (Serbian)