Zlatar (mountain)

Zlatar (Serbian Cyrillic: Златар, pronounced [zlǎtaːr]) is a mountain range in southwestern Serbia, lying between towns of Prijepolje and Nova Varoš. Its highest peak is Velika krseva, 1,627 meters tall, peak next to Golo brdo. It belongs to Stari Vlah group of Dinaric Alps. Zlatar is bounded by rivers Uvac, Lim, Mileševka and Bistrica, and has a total of four artificial lakes – Zlatar Lake, Radoinjsko Lake, Uvac Lake and Potpeć.[2] Mountainous climate with significant mediterranean influence, dense pine forests, and a high number of sunny days, is suitable for medicinal purposes and altitude training. At the elevation of 1,237 meters, there is a Special Rehabilitation Hospital "Zlatar" with 330 beds.[3]

Highest point
Elevation1,627 m (5,338 ft)[1]
Coordinates43°24′32″N 19°47′33″E / 43.40889°N 19.79250°E / 43.40889; 19.79250
Zlatar is located in Serbia
Location in Serbia
LocationSouthwestern Serbia
Parent rangeDinaric Alps


  1. ^ Jovan Đokić. "Katalog planina Srbije". PSD Kopaonik Beograd. Archived from the original on May 18, 2011.
  2. ^ "Magija lepote Zlatara". Politika. 2007-05-24.
  3. ^ "Haj'mo u planine!". Politika. 2009-05-24.

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