Šumadija and Western Serbia

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Šumadija and Western Serbia
Шумадија и западна Србија
Šumadija i zapadna Srbija
Statistical region of Serbia
Location of Šumadija and Western Serbia in Serbia
Location of Šumadija and Western Serbia in Serbia
Country  Serbia
Largest city Kragujevac
Population (2011 census)
 • Total 2,031,697
Districts 8

Šumadija and Western Serbia (Serbian: Шумадија и западна Србија, Šumadija i zapadna Srbija) is one of the five statistical regions of Serbia. It was formed in 2010. The region has a total population of 2,031,697, according to the 2011 census. It is also a level-2 statistical region according to the European Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics (NUTS).

Formation[edit]

In July 2009, the Serbian parliament adopted a new law in which Serbia was divided into seven statistical regions. [1] According to the law, territory of present-day Šumadija and Western Serbia was divided into two statistical regions - Western Region (Serbian: Zapadni region / Западни регион) and Central Region (Serbian: Centralni region / Централни регион). However, in May 2010, the law was modified and Western and Central region were merged into a single statistical region whose name is Šumadija and Western Serbia.

Districts[edit]

The statistical region of Šumadija and Western Serbia is composed of 8 administrative districts:

District Area (km²) Population
(2011 Census)
Administrative
Capital
Mačva 3,264 298,931 Šabac
Kolubara 2,474 174,513 Valjevo
Moravica 3,016 212,603 Čačak
Zlatibor 6,142 286,549 Užice
Šumadija 2,387 293,308 Kragujevac
Pomoravlje 2,614 214,536 Jagodina
Raška 3,922 309,258 Kraljevo
Rasina 2,664 241,999 Kruševac
Source: Statistical Office of Serbia

Cities and towns[edit]

The largest cities and towns of the region are:

City or town Population
(2011 Census)[2]
Kragujevac 179,417
Kruševac 128,752
Kraljevo 125,488
Šabac 115,884
Čačak 115,337
Novi Pazar 100,410
Valjevo 90,312
Loznica 84,925
Užice 78,040
Jagodina 71,852
Paraćin 54,242
Aranđelovac 46,225
Gornji Milanovac 44,406
Trstenik 42,966

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