Central Banat District

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Srednjebanatski okrug
Средњебанатски округ
District of Serbia
Location of Central Banat District in Serbia
Location of Central Banat District in Serbia
Country  Serbia
Capital Zrenjanin
Government
 • Commissioner n/a
Area
 • Total 3,256 km2 (1,257 sq mi)
Population (2011 census)
 • Total 187,667
 • Density 57.4/km2 (149/sq mi)
Municipalities 4 and 1 city
Settlements 55
- Cities and towns 4
- Villages 51
Map of Central Banat District
Ethnic map of Central Banat District (2002 census)

Central Banat District (Serbian: Средњебанатски округ, Srednjebanatski okrug) is a northeastern district of Serbia. It lies in the region of Banat, in the autonomous province of Vojvodina. It has a population of 186,851. Seat of the District is in the city of Zrenjanin.

Name[edit]

In Serbian, the district is known as Srednjebanatski okrug or Средњебанатски округ, in Croatian as Srednjebanatski okrug, in Hungarian as Közép-bánsági körzet, in Slovak as Sredobanátsky okres, in Romanian as Districtul Banatul Central, and in Rusyn as Стредобанатски окрух.

Municipalities[edit]

It encompasses the municipalities of:

Demographics[edit]

According to the last census (2011) in this district live:

Churches[edit]

There are many buildings that stand out by their beauty: the Orthodox Church of Assumption from 1746, the Roman Catholic Church in Arač from 13th century and the Roman Catholic Cathedral from 1868 and the Reformatory Church from 1891.

Economy[edit]

Economy of Zrenjanin is diverse: industry, agriculture, forestry, building industry, and transport.

The leading branch is the food-processing industry, integrated under the "Servo Mihalj" Industrial - Agricultural Combine.

Other major representatives of the Zrenjanin economy are: the DD "ZIP" brewery, the DD "Luxol" chemical industry and sugar factory.

However, many companies are in very bad condition, except "Dijamant" oil industry and "Mlekoprodukt" milk factory.

The city of Zrenjanin used to be the fourth largest industry center in former Yugoslavia.

External links[edit]

Note: All official material made by Government of Serbia is public by law. Information was taken from official website.

Coordinates: 45°22′N 20°23′E / 45.367°N 20.383°E / 45.367; 20.383