|Municipality and Town|
Gornji Milanovac at night
Location of the municipality of Gornji Milanovac within Serbia
|• Mayor||Milisav Mirković SPS|
|• Municipality||836 km2 (323 sq mi)|
|Population (2011 census)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Area code||+381 32|
Gornji Milanovac (Serbian Cyrillic: Гoрњи Милановац, pronounced [ɡôːrɲiː mǐlanoʋats] ( )) is a town and municipality located in central Serbia. Its name means "Upper Milanovac" (there is a Lower Milanovac, as well) while Milanovac stems from name "Milan" (brother of the Principle Miloš Obrenović) in the Serbian language. The population of the town is 24,216, while the population of the municipality is 44,406.
The city was founded in 1853. Before 1859 the original name of the city was Despotovac, after the Despotovica river passing by the city. In 1859 the name was changed to Gornji Milanovac at the request of the Prince of Serbia Miloš Obrenović.
- 1 History
- 2 Culture and Tourism
- 3 Geography
- 4 Climate
- 5 Geology and Vegetation
- 6 Demographics
- 7 Economy and Industry
- 8 Educations, Health, Media and Territorial organizations
- 9 Settlements
- 10 International relations
- 11 Sport
- 12 Gallery
- 13 Notable people
- 14 References
- 15 External links
Primarily Gornji Milanovac (before 1853) was situated in the area of today's village Brusnica. Because inexpediency of the field were should be found new municipality. Despotovica (later Gornji Milanovac) will be located in place called Divlje Polje by the decision of Mladen Žujović, Trivun Novaković, Stevan Knićanin and Gaja Riznić. Despotovica was moved on the 22nd of April 1852 on new location Divlje Polje. Notable buildings and roads (for example: "Zgrada starog suda-Old Court building") are handiwork of German engineer Indižir Schultz from Pančevo.
Even in Middle Ages and Roman Empire period, area around Gornji Milanovac was significant in economical, agronomy, infrastructure and military sense. There are sites from the Neolithic period (in village Gojna Gora ) and pre/post Roman governance period (Rudnik), also ruins and sites from Byzantine administration, Medieval Serbian Principalty/Kingdom, Serbian Empire and Ottoman Empire (on mountain Rudnik, in villages Brusnica, mountain Treska, Jablanica and Gornji Milanovac parts of mountain Vujan ).
In the World War I occupation, over the population in Gornji Milanovac was committed war terror and crimes, while during the World War II infrastructure was distroyed and once again population of this town suffer as in the previous. At the time of sanctions and breakup of Yugoslavia, industry of municipality exported their products to the Western and Eastern markets through offshore companies. In 1999 NATO bombing of Yugoslavia, Gornji Milanovac was bombed once (only television repeater was damaged). People from nearby town and municipalities in joke said, that when NATO planned which town to bomb, they put a cup of coffee on the Gornji Milanovac place at the map.
Important years and dates:
- 1852- Gornji Milanovac (in that time Despotovica) becomes first town in Serbia with complited map of the city and with the steets under the engle of 90° (thanks to engineer Sulc from Pancevo and the other engineers from Austria);
- 1853- establishment municipality of Despotovica;
- 1857- establishment of the first mens and girls primary school and the first library;
- 1859- changing the name of municipality in Gornji Milanovac;
- 1879- establishment of the First High School;
- 1890- first printing company start to work;
- 1892- establishment of county hospital;
- 1912- commencement of construction of narrow-gauge railway;
- 1914- during the First World War in this town was settled headquarters of Živojin Mišić;
- 1921- finished electrification and construction of low voltage network;
- 1922- started with work of the narrow gauge railway and establishment of the first conditory company "Rudnik";
- 1923- first coal power plant;
- 1927- first X-ray machine;
- 1928- started with work of the first cinema in municipality;
- 1933- HRH King Alexander I of Yugoslavia opens first mixed primary school;
- 1937- establishment of the second factory of conditory products "Sumadija";
- 1941- Yugoslav Partisans and Yugoslav army in homeland (known as Chetniks) in joint action release Gornji Milanovac from the Nazi- German occupation. Gornji Milanovac was merged with the other released towns in occupied Kingdom of Yugoslavia and formed short-lived Republic of Uzice (first released area in Europe). At the head of that joint action was Zvonimir Vučković. During that battle two German tanks were trapped and now one of those is monument on the exit from the town in village Nevade, while the other is a monument in Uzice;
- 1945- Gornji Milanovac was released from Nazi-German occupation and began industrialization;
- 1965- two manucipalites Pranjani and Rudnik merged to Gornji Milanovac.
Culture and Tourism
Culture monuments of great importance in Gornji Milanovac are:
- Church of the Holy Trinity,
- Church of St. Nicholas in village Brusnica and family thumb of dynasty Obrenović,
- Building of district administration ("The Old Court building"),
- Monuments in the center of manucipality,
- Memorial Park "Brdo Mira (Hill of Peace)",
- Family house of national heroe Dragan Jeftic Škepo,
- Family house of Serbian queen Draginja (also known as Draga) Mašin-Obrenović,
- Family house of Djordjevic built in old Serbian architectal style,
- Family house and inheritance of Archibald Reiss's son- "Dobro polje II"
- Monument on city cemetery of fallen soldiers of Astro-Hungary and Serbian Army in World War I
- Monument for the participants in Operation Halyard and the others monuments in the rest of municipality.
First library in Gornji Milanovac is established in 1857 and its name is "Braća Nastasijević" (english.Brothers Nastasijevic). Headquarters is in the building of Old District Administration. It has separate classes in Rudnik (the oldest), Pranjani, Brdjani and Vraćešnica. Librarian fond has over 100,000 books. Also "Braća Nastasijević" library is engaged in the publishing business.
Museum of Rudnik and Takovo area is subsidiriary of the Culture center of Gornji Milanovac. It has established the Gallerie of Arts in 2008. and Modern Gallery in the building of old District Administration.
Music and Folklor
In this municipality there is two folklore groups: "Tipoplastika"-Folklore ensemble and Culture-Arts Community "Šumadija". There is also and rock bends that were also established in this town, like: "Bjesovi", "An Fas", ″Pastir Pan″, "GM Undergrounders", "Skarlet" and "Čudna Šuma". As for punk-rock bands in '90s and 80's there are: "Trula koalicija", In '00s there were established new rock and reggae music bands and groups: "Plišani mališan", "Morbid Cow", "Parnasus", "Strah od Džeki Čena", etc.
Tourism and Events
In SFR Yugoslavia Gornji Milanovac was also known as economic miracle and "Beli Labud (engl. White Swan)" as ecological cleanest city. There is great potential for further rural tourism progress in future times. Today's Gornji Milanovac on its territory has the lot of small, categorized rural hotels and motels. Close to Gornji Milanovac is spa and resort Donja Trepča. Every year tourist from all the sides of the world visit this municipality, as they say, because clean air, small and quiet places, inner and family vacations. In Gornji Milanovac every year is the host International Biennial of Miniature Art. In village Takovo is the host of World Music Festival, every July. Known trip places are: Takovo, Ždreban, Savinac and Rudnik. These places are popular during celebration of the May 1st or world known International Workers' Day. Other significant cultural and tourism events on its territory are: World Testicle Cooking Championship, "Milanovac bowl tournament" (Fish soup cooking) and Goulash tournament ("Gulašijada").
Gornji Milanovac in touristic sense has to offer to the lovers of bright staring nights(at December-January and May-June) and beautiful surises, various monuments, clean air, healing water resources and much more. It has a reputation for offering a vibrant nightlife which is also developed and safer then in the rest of Serbia.
Also in Gornji Milanovac are organizing 3 fairs per year, on: May 22, August 2 and October 15. Locals are advocating to build mini cable car system for Rudnik and biathlon stadium on the Ravna Gora, given that project has failed during the 90's problems.
Gornji Milanovac lies between mountains Rudnik to the north and Vujan to the south. Relief of these area is hilly and mountainous. Gornji Milanovac with all his territory is located between these mountains: Rudnik (1,132m or 3,714 ft), Maljen (970m or 3,182 ft), Jesevac (902m or 2,959 ft),Suvobor (866m or 2,841 ft), Rajac (848m or 2,782 ft) and Bujna (845m or 2,772 ft). Gornji Milanovac boundaries with: Ljig (on the North) and Mionica (on North-West), Topola and Aranđelovac (both on the North-East) Čačak (on the South) and Lučani (on the South West), Požega, Serbia (on the West), Kragujevac (on the East) and Knić (on theSouth-East).
Main city crossroad branches:
- To the North, onto road Gornji Milanovac-Kragujevac (see Kragujevac) that crosses with E763 and turns East; the nearest village on the road is Donja Vrbava.
- To the East, turns South then East through the city, crosses E763 and then goes South through the village of Donja Trepča onto the route 23.
- To the South, towards E763.
- To the West, quickly turns North and after five kilometers (3.1 miles) branches into road Gornji Milanovac-Čestobrodica (see Čestobrodica) to the West; the nearest village on the road is Takovo, where Takovo Uprising begun; and into Road Gornji Milanovac – Donji Banjani (see Gornji Banjani) to the North; the nearest village on the road is Kalimanići;
- South of Milanovac, villages Brdjani to the West and Prislonica to the East are connected to E763 with local roads.
Rivers that flow through Gornji Milanovac are: Despotovica, Gruza, Dičina, Čemernica and Kamenica. There is variety of groundwater sources and thermo-mineral water sources like in village areas, like in: Svrackovci, Brdjani, Mlakovac, Trepca and Savinac.
In regardind of air traffic lines, Gornji Milanovac is instructed to use civil and military airport in nearby Morava Airport-Lajdevci, Kraljevo 36 km (22 mi), Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport 134 km (83 mi) and Užice-Ponikve Airport 98.6 km (61 mi). In sense of water channales transportation, Gornji Milanovac does not have conditions for development of water traffic transportation. In 1969 narrow and regional railway Čačak- Gornji Milanovac-Topola is abolished, because it was unprofitable. In 2014, Government of Serbia will consider the spatial plan of new electrified railways line Belgrade-Sarajevo, where Gornji Milanovac could be one of regional centers.
Currently Corridor XI is under construction on the West part of manucipality. European Corridor XI is the most primary project in field of transport and turism in the future, because Gornji Milanovac good geographic position to the coast of Adriatic Sea.
Gornji Milanovac has Humid continental climate. Mildest parts (Sub-Humid) of Gornji Milanovac are Brdjani, Trudelj and Dragolj. The coldest parts (humid) are peaks of Rudnik, Rajac, parts of villages Majdan, Svrackovci, Gojna Gora, Gornji Branetici,Brajic, Polom and in north-west part of village Bogdanica. Moderately humid parts of municipality are in parts of Majdan and the rest parts of mountain Rudnik, Rajac and peaks of Suvobor.
The average annual temperature of air are in range of 8 °C (46.4 °F)in the parts of Rudnik and Suvobor and 11 °C (51.8 °F) at 250m (820.21 feet). Average daily (in %) humidity 78.5% during the year, in winter 85%, in summer periods 75% (excludining Rudnik mountain where it is 65%, which is good for relaxation and vacation). The hottest month of the year is July, and the coldest is January. Autumn is warmer than the spring for 1 °C (33.8 °F).
The average annual precipitation height are in the range of 788 mm (31.02 in) and 985 mm (38.78 in).Minimum mean wind speed is 1.7 - 2.6 m/s(3.11-5.05 knots) and maximum 13.8 - 20.7 m/s(26.83-40.24 knots). These maximum speed occurs he southeastern, southwestern and southern winds. On the territory of Gornji Milanovac prevails southeastern, northern and eastern winds.
Vegetation period lasts 220–260 days. During these period precipitation rate is 55% which is which is favorable for plants.
Annual average daily global sun radiation energy on a horizontal surface on territory of municipality Gornji Milanovac is between 3.8-4.0 kWh/m2
|Climate data for Gornji Milanovac (measuring station-Rudnik)|
|Record high °C||20.7||23.9||28.8||32.2||34.9||37.4||43.6||40.0||37.5||30.7||28.4||22.6||43.6|
|Average high °C||4.6||7.0||12.4||18.0||23.5||26.2||28.6||28.7||23.9||18.4||11.2||5.8||17.4|
|Daily mean °C||−1.7||−6.2||6.3||10.3||13.0||20.1||22.3||22.1||17.9||12.2||8.0||0.6||10.4|
|Average low °C||−4.4||−9.4||2.1||6.1||9.4||15.5||17.8||17.4||13.2||8.0||4.9||−3.2||6.5|
|Record low °C||−29.4||−15.4||−12.8||−4.9||3.5||5.5||8.4||6.7||4.7||−4.5||−7.8||−13.4||−5.7|
|Record high °F||69.3||75||83.8||90||94.8||99.3||110.5||104||99.5||87.3||83.1||72.7||110.5|
|Average high °F||40.3||44.6||54.3||64.4||74.3||79.2||83.5||83.7||75||65.1||52.2||42.4||63.3|
|Daily mean °F||28.9||20.8||43.3||50.5||55.4||68.2||72.1||71.8||64.2||54||46.4||33.1||50.7|
|Average low °F||24.1||15.1||35.8||43||48.9||59.9||64||63.3||55.8||46.4||40.8||26.2||43.7|
|Record low °F||−20.9||4.3||9||23.2||38.3||41.9||47.1||44.1||40.5||23.9||18||7.9||21.7|
|Avg. precipitation days (≥ mm)||20||16||30||8||13||10||9||10||12||14||14||12||171|
|Mean monthly sunshine hours||72.2||101.7||153.2||188.1||242.2||260.9||290.8||274.0||204.3||163.1||97.0||64.5||2,111.9|
Geology and Vegetation
On the territory of Gornji Milanovac there is represented the following type of soil:
- Brown acid soil-which is whidespread in areas like Rudnik, from the west of Gruza river to Boljkovci;
- Brown earth on serpentine-at Vujan, Suvobor and Maljen mountines;
- Cambisol-in region of Lipovac, Prnjavor, Donja Crnuca, Belo Polje;
- Brown earth on limestone- in area of Ravna Gora;
- Brown earth on diabase-in region of Belo Polje, Gornja Vrbava, Donja Vrbava, Grabovica, Jablanica, in some village area like Brezovica, Rudnik, Zagradje, Gornji Branetici, Donji Branetici and Ozrem.
Land that is not cultivated makes 14.6%, arable land 47%, barren land makes 4.4%. Erossion process was active in the past, which is why today in some parts of the territory have barren land. These processes have caused degradation of the land. According to Republic Seismological Institution of Serbia, Gornji Milanovac is on the scale 8°-8.9° magnitude of earthquake and probability that this can happened once in 50–1000 years is 63%. In major territory there is good protection from erosion process and solid protection from floods. Population doesn't have good protection from wind storms and radiation, but new standards in house and building construction stipulates even that. Most of the population has a good thermal insulation in there homes and companies.
Forest vegetation is various: willow, poplar, oak, ash, etc. Forest plantations make 10% of his territory and 90% are nature wood. Meadow grass vegetation occupies 26,656 hectares (11,960 ft²) which is 32%, meadows 15% and grasslands 17%. Gornji Milanovac was pioneer in the application of sorting the waste, his recycling and water purification in Serbia and previously in Yugoslavia.
According to the last official census done in 2011, the Municipality of Gornji Milanovac has 44,406 inhabitants. Population density on the territory of the municipality is 53.1 inhabitants per square kilometer.
Ethnic composition of the municipality:
Religion structure of Gornji Milanovac as it follows on the chart:
|Religions||Number of citizens|
|Group of Eastern religions||11|
|Did not declare||347|
Mother tongue structure of Gornji Milanovac is displayed by the following bar chart:
|Mother tongue||Number of cizens|
|Serbian and Serbo-Croatian||43,884|
|Did not declare according with Article 43 of the Constitution of Serbia||72|
Economy and Industry
1890 was significant as journalism began in this area. After World War I, Gornji Milanovac was connected with the other and important areas and cites in Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes thanks to narrow gauge railway. Before World War II the population was involved in mining, agronomy and with a few industrial workers (conditory and graphic-printing industry). After World War II Gornji Milanovac was destroyed, but in the 50's Gornji Milanovac begin with rapid progress, the rest of SFR Yugoslavia called this area an economic miracle.
In that time there were established two industrial zones (in the South and South-West part). Companies and coorporations thath were established in these zones were: Zvezda (now known as Zvezda-Helios), Metalac, PIK Takovo (now known as Swisslion-Takovo), MK Rudnik (Fashion Stationery), FAD (Automotive Parts for all European cars), Tipoplastika (Plastics, Paper products), Metal Seko (now known as Mersteel), GRO Graditelj (Construction Company), Minos (railway equipment), Rudnik Flotation (mining production), Dečje novine (popular youth newspaper and publisher in SFR Yugoslavia), Proleter (department store), Kablar (cooperative agronomy company), Sigma (cardboard producer), Šipad Sarajevo-Gornji Milanovac (construction carpentry), Imlek (milk products; subsidiary), Mlinsko-Pekarska Industrija Beograd (food industry; subsidiary), JTv Gornji Milanovac (Local Broadcasting Company), etc.
Gornji Milanovac in the 80's and 90's was real "nursery" of mixed economy. Despite 90's break up of SFR Yugoslavia and UN sanctions, Gornji Milanovac was the only city in thath time in newly formed FR Yugoslavia whose companies were operated with a profit. New date companies are: "9. Septembar" , "Tetra Pak", "Papir Print", "Spektar", "Flint Group Balkan", "Planeta računari", "FOKA", "S-group", "Semix Techno" and "Alfa Support".
After 2001 and 2002 most workers organisations (that was the name for companies who were state and/or workers owned) from period of 1950-1990 (mentioned above) were privatized. Only few bankrupted: GRO Graditelj, Mlinsko-Pekarska Industrija Beograd (subsidiary), Imlek (subsidiary), Minos and JTv Gornji Milanovac.
Here department stores, two mini-supermarkets, elegant boutiques and restaurants can be found. Also, there is 3 farmer markets, where local farmers are selling vegetables, products and farm animals.
Today Gornji Milanovac valid for the bigest exporter of goods, services and products in Republic of Serbia and one of the few cities and municipalities with the budget surplus. During the period of June 2014 unemployment rate in Gornji Milanovac was 25.28%.
Educations, Health, Media and Territorial organizations
Gornji Milanovac has four primary schools: OŠ "Sveti Sava", OŠ Desanka Maksimović, OŠ "Kralj Aleksandar I" (before "Takovski-Partizanski bataljon") and OŠ "Momčilo Nastasijević". Also it has one high school: Gimnazija "Takovski ustanak. Two professional schools (four or three-year): ETŠ "Knjaz Milos" and TŠ "Jovan Žujović". As regard as kindergarten and nurseries in this municipality there is three of these.
Gornji Milanovac had one department for higher education from Novi Sad, which was private owned and this department dissolved. In future periods was planned to open new departments of University of Kragujevac Faculty of Economics for business administration, taxes and accounting. Also and Faculty of Architecture University of Belgrade had negotiations about opening new departments for local students.
Health protection in Gornji Milanovac is widespread on all territory. Citizens can rached basic health protection even in rural parts of municipality. Health care is organized like: General Hospital, Neurology Hospital, Gynaecology department, Intensive care unit, Labour health protection unit (there are departmans and units in two industrial zones), Surgical and physiatrically department, Dentistry, Dermatology, Psychiatric ward, Rehabilitation services, Village Health Protection Units and Physical therapy. Common support units include a dispensary, pathology, and radiology, and on the non-medical side, there are medical records departments, release of information departments, financial and HR department, Patient lawyers, Clinical Engineering, Facilities Management, Dining Services and Security Departments. There is an emergency service in place. As for Health protection of animals, Gornji Milanovac has several private owned veterinary stations.
This town had 3 private owned radio station and 1 Local Broadcasting station. In the 80's at Gornji Milanovac was established experimental radio station for travelers highway information services . Due the technological advance these radio station was called off during 1990. At the time of NATO bombing of Yugoslavia (during 1999), former JTv Gornji Milanovac broadcast television and radio signal to the world (because Radio Television of Serbia was bombed and destroyed on April 23, 1999.) for the short time until NATO air force bombed radio and television repeater at mountain Rudnik and nearby Kablar. Now Gornji Milanovac has 2 radio station, "Gogi" and "Stari Milanovac" radio local broadcasting company, which both broadcasts folk music, information and news in the Serbian language. Until 2014, Gornji Milanovac did not have television broadcasting, after series of unsuccessful privatization of former JTv Gornji Milanovac. Now this municipality has regional television and cable television broadcasting company "Telemark Sistemi". This television company provides: cable television, regional television broadcasting for several municipalites ( besides Gornji Milanovac there are provideing in Čačak, Lučani, Arilje, Požega, Kosjerić and Kraljevo), broadband internet, IT services and other services. Also Gornji Milanovac has newspaper company "Takovske Novine", while "GM Press" bankrupted.
There are one police station, Ministry of Internal Affairs of Serbia administration unit, Military post, Post office, branch of FedEx for Serbia, Customs substation and Fire-Rescuers department. Settlement are organized as Council of Settlements and Gornji Milanovac are divided in 63 settlements. Each of them have responsibility (infrastructure, election/referendum and legal obligations) for that part of territory.
Aside from the town of Gornji Milanovac, the municipality of Gornji Milanovac includes the following 63 settlements:
- Belo Polje
- Gojna Gora
- Gornja Vrbava
- Gornja Crnuća
- Gornji Banjani
- Gornji Branetići
- Gornji Milanovac
- Donja Vrbava
- Donja Crnuća
- Donji Branetići
- Kriva Reka
Twin towns — Sister cities
Gornji Milanovac is twinned with:
- Gmunden, Austria
- Travnik, Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Vlasenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Pleven, Bulgaria
- Plovdiv, Bulgaria
- Slavonska Pozega, Croatia
- Edessa, Greece
- Bitola, Republic of Macedonia
- Kavadarci, Republic of Macedonia
- Staro Nagoričane, Republic of Macedonia
- Strumica, Republic of Macedonia
- Budva, Montenegro
- Kotor, Montenegro
- Mosjøen, Norway
- Nowogard, Poland
- Brăila, Romania
- Herăști, Romania
- Kamnik, Slovenia
- Sežana, Slovenia
- Slovenj Gradec, Slovenia
- Bursa, Turkey
The most popular sport in the city, besides Basketball, Handball and Volleyball, is definitely football (soccer). Governing body for sport is Sportski Savez Opštine Gornji Milanovac (engl. Sport Union of Municipality of Gornji Milanovac-SSOGM). Besides New Metalac Stadium, Gornji Milanovac have: Sport Hall "Breza" (multi-purpose), Indoors Sport Swimming pool "Tipoplastika" (currently under reconstruction), Outdoors Olympic pool,  two sport halls in Pranjani and at Rudnik, Sport Hall in Primmary schools at Gornji Milanovac, two bowling hall (one at Metalac Stadium and one in area of professional school "Jovan Žujović"), one beach soccer (football) and volleyball ground, Ice skating rink and one outdoors gym (nearby Sport Hall "Breza"), "Takovo" Stadium (multipurpose). Notable sport society from Gornji Milanovac are shown in following table:
|FK Metalac Gornji Milanovac||Soccer (Football)||Metalac Stadium||Serbian First League||Men's football team. Established 1961.|
|FK Takovo||SD Takovo stadium||Morava Zone League||Men's football team. Established 1911.|
|SD Dragan Jeftic Skepo||Shooting||Shooting range SD Dragan Jeftić Škepo||SSS Cup||Men and women's shooting team.|
|ŽRK Metalac AD||Handball||SC "Breza"||Serbian First League (West) for Women||Women's handball team|
|RK Tipoplastika||Different||None||Men's handball team. Disolved, 2000.|
|RK Omladinac||SC "Breza"||Zlatibor Second League||Disolved 80's. Reestablished 2012|
|KAF Metalac||American Football||Takovo Stadium||Ex Second Serbian and Montenegrian American Football National League (NLS)||Men's American football team. Dissolved.|
|KK Metalac||Bowling||Atomsko Sklonište and at Metalac Stadium||Serbian Super League (bowling)||Men's bowling team|
|KMF Metalac-Kolorado||Footsal||SC "Breza"||Second Futsal League-West||Men's futsal team|
|OK Takovo-Zvezda-Helios (Women); Takovo-Metalac (Men)||Volleyball||SC "Breza"||Serbian First League (women), Second League-West (men)||Men and women's volleyball team|
|AK Takovo||Athletics||Takovo stadium||Serbian Athletic League||Men and women's athletic team|
|OKK Takovo||Basketball||Hall of TŠ "Jovan Žujović" and SC "Breza"||Junior Regional Basketball League-West||Men's basketball team|
|KK Ikar Gornji Milanovac||SC "Breza||None||Men and Women's basketball club for children with special needs|
|KK Takovo||Karate||SC "Breza"||No data||Men and Women's karate club|
- Hadži-Prodan Gligorijević, Serbian military commander in First Serbian Uprising
- Jovan Žujović, anthropologist, a founder of geology in Serbia
- Mija Aleksić, Serbian actor
- Momčilo Nastasijević, a Serbian poet and novelist
- Uroš Petrović, Serbian writer
- Bjesovi, alternative rock band
- Čedomir Mirković, Serbian writer and editor
- Draga Mašin, queen and wife of King Aleksandar Obrenović of the Kingdom of Serbia
- Ljubica Vukomanović, Princess consort of the Principality of Serbia, wife of Miloš Obrenović
- Jelena Abbou, née Jelena Djordjevic fitness model and figure competitor
- Milomir Marić, Serbian journalist, writer, and television presenter
- Slobodan Jelesijevic, Serbian graphic designer and university professor
- Gordana Lazarević, Serbian folk signer
- Bojan Dimitrijević, Serbian politician and ex-minister of Trade, Tourism and Services in Serbian government
- Dragiša Vasić, Serbian and Yugoslavian lawyer, writer, publicist, soldier
- Arsenije Loma, Serbian duke during the First and Second Serbian Uprising of the Serbian revolution
- Ljubica Otašević, Serbian and Yugoslavian actor and women basketball player
- Čedomir Mirković, writer and critic
- Mileta M. Prodanović, Serbian merchant and politician
- Božidar Terzić, Serbian ministry of defense in Kingdom of Serbia during the World War I and army general in Royal Yugoslav Army
- Dr Uroš A. Petrović, Serbian poet
- Živorad Nastasijević, Serbian artist
- Svetomir Nastasijević, Serbian composer
- Slavomir Nastasijević, poet
- Predrag Jeftić-Škepo, Yugoslavian partisan war warrior and lawyer
- Desimir Žižović-Buin, Yugoslavian painter and sculptor
- Tihomir Matijević, Yugoslavian nation hero during the Second World War
- Božidar Prodanović, artist
- Srećko Jovanović, journalist
- Ljiljana Kontić, actor
- Miodrag Damljanović, architect
- Mileta Tomić, architect and town planner
- Danica Maksimović, actor
- Snežana Djurišić, Serbian Folk singer
- Zoran Marinković, artist and rock band front-men
- Uroš Petrović, poet
- Miodrag Jakovljević, Serbian poet
- Irina Vukotić-Radović, Serbian TV presenter
- Rade Savić, Serbian recorder in bench-press.
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