Blace

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Blace
Блаце
Municipality and Town
Bus station in Blace
Bus station in Blace
Coat of arms of Blace
Coat of arms
Location of the municipality of Blace within Serbia
Location of the municipality of Blace within Serbia
Coordinates: 43°17.747′N 21°17.157′E / 43.295783°N 21.285950°E / 43.295783; 21.285950Coordinates: 43°17.747′N 21°17.157′E / 43.295783°N 21.285950°E / 43.295783; 21.285950
Country  Serbia
District Toplica
Settlements 40
Government
 • Mayor Nebojša Milosavljević (DS)
Area[1]
 • Municipality 306 km2 (118 sq mi)
Population (2011 census)[2]
 • Town 5,261
 • Municipality 11,686
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 18420
Area code +381 27
Car plates PK
Website www.blace.org.rs

Blace (Serbian Cyrillic: Блаце, pronounced [blâtsɛ]) is a town and municipality located in the Toplica District of Serbia. According to 2011 census, the population of the town is 5,261, while population of the municipality is 11,686.

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic groups in the municipality (2002 census):

  • Serbs = 13,500
  • Roma = 70

Features[edit]

Every year in August, there is a 3 day festival named "Šljivijada" ("Plumday" in English); citizens of Blace consider the plum to be a very important fruit. On that day, there are many plum cultivators who show off their fruit. Many festival attendees listen to folk and other Serbian music.

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References[edit]

  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: Age and Sex – Data by settlements". Statistical Office of Republic Of Serbia, Belgrade. 2012. ISBN 978-86-6161-023-3. Retrieved 2013-09-11. 

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