|Municipality and Town|
Bus station in Blace
Location of the municipality of Blace within Serbia
|• Mayor||Nebojša Milosavljević (DS)|
|• Municipality||306 km2 (118 sq mi)|
|Population (2011 census)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Area code||+381 27|
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.
|This article is outdated. (November 2011)|
Ethnic groups in the municipality (2002 census):
- Serbs = 13,500
- Roma = 70
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.
- "Municipalities of Serbia, 2006". Statistical Office of Serbia. Retrieved 2010-11-28.
- "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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