Kolubara District

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Kolubara District
Колубарски округ
Kolubarski okrug
District of Serbia
Location of Kolubara District in Serbia
Location of Kolubara District in Serbia
Country  Serbia
Administrative centre Valjevo
Government
 • Commissioner n/a
Area
 • Total 2,474 km2 (955 sq mi)
Population (2011 census)
 • Total 174,513
 • Density 70.5/km2 (183/sq mi)
Municipalities 5 and 1 city
Settlements 218
- Cities and towns 7
- Villages 211

The Kolubara District (Serbian: Колубарски округ, Kolubarski okrug) occupies the central part of western Serbia. It has a population of 174,513. The administrative centre of the Kolubara District is Valjevo, on the banks of the Kolubara River.

Municipalities[edit]

The district encompasses the municipalities of:

Demographics[edit]

According to the last official census done in 2011, the Kolubara District has 174,513 inhabitants. Ethnic composition of the district:

Ethnic group Population
Serbs 166,325
Roma 4,045
Montenegrins 215
Yugoslavs 161
Macedonians 133
Croats 120
Others 3,514
Total 174,513

Culture[edit]

This region is distinguished for its cultural-historic monuments: the Muselim's Palace, a typical example of the Turkish architecture built in the thirteenth century, the Tower of the Nenadovic Family, built in 1813 by Duke Janko, the church of Valjevo originating from 1838 which is a rare example of monumental classicistic style building in Serbia.

Economy[edit]

Prevailing industries in this region are: metal industry ("Krusik" DD Holding Corporation,": "Gradac" DD Screw Factory), agricultural production (plums, raspberries, blackberries) and food processing industry ("Srbijanka" DD).

Tourism[edit]

The major tourism resorts in the district are: the Divčibare and the Vrujci Spa.

See also[edit]

Note: All official material made by Government of Serbia is public by law. Information was taken from www.srbija.gov.rs.

Coordinates: 44°16′N 19°53′E / 44.267°N 19.883°E / 44.267; 19.883