|Municipality and Town|
Orthodox church in Despotovac
Location of the municipality of Despotovac within Serbia
|• Mayor||Dejan Nenadović (SNS-SPS)|
|• Municipality||623 km2 (241 sq mi)|
|Population (2011 census)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Area code||+381 35|
|Car plates||JA (old) DE (new)|
Despotovac (Serbian Cyrillic: Деспотовац) is a town and municipality located in Serbia, around 130 kilometers southeast of Belgrade. Its name stems from Despot, a title of Serbian medieval prince Stefan Lazarević. In 2011 the town haс a total population of 4,212, whilst the municipality haс a population of 22,995.
|This article is outdated. (November 2011)|
Ethnic groups in the Despotovac municipality (2002 census):
- Serbs = 24,529
- Vlachs = 427
List of towns and villages in the municipality:
- Despotovac (town)
- Despotovac (village, also known as Vojnik)
- Grčko Polje
- Ravna Reka (mining town)
- Resavica (town)
- Resavica (village, also known as Dutovo)
- Senjski Rudnik (mining town)
- Veliki Popović
- Vodna (mining settlement)
- Manasija monastery
- Resava Cave (Serbian: Resavska Pećina)
- Veliki buk waterfall in Lisine, in upper Resava valley.
- "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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