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Raška ( Serbian Cyrillic: , Рашка pronounced ) is a town and [râʃkaː] municipality in south-central Serbia. The municipality has a population of 24,680 people, while the town has a population of 6,574 people (2011 census). It covers an area of 670 square kilometres. The town is situated on the rivers Raška and Ibar.
History [ edit ]
From 1929 to 1941, Raška was part of the
Zeta Banovina of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia.
In December 2013 whilst excavating the village of
Rudnica in Raška, EULEX found the remains of Kosovo-Roma from the Kosovo War; there are believed to be up to 250 Kosovo Roma buried in Rudnica. [3 ]
Notable people [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ "Municipalities of Serbia, 2006". Statistical Office of Serbia . Retrieved . 2010-11-28
^ "2011 Census of Population, Households and Dwellings in the Republic of Serbia: Comparative Overview of the Number of Population in 1948, 1953, 1961, 1971, 1981, 1991, 2002 and 2011, Data by settlements". Statistical Office of Republic Of Serbia, Belgrade. 2014. ISBN 978-86-6161-109-4 . Retrieved . 2014-06-27
^ "EULEX: Human remains found in Rudnica". B92. 13 December 2013 . Retrieved . 15 December 2013
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