|Municipality and Town|
Location of the municipality of Stragari within Serbia
|• Municipality||165 km2 (64 sq mi)|
|Population (2011 census)|
|• Town||1,000 est|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Area code||+381 34|
Stragari (Serbian Cyrillic: Страгари) is a village and municipality situated in the central part of Šumadija District in Serbia. The municipality of Stragari is one of the five municipalities of Kragujevac city.
Located at 250 m above sea level, it lies 30 km northwest of Kragujevac and about 120 km south of state capital, Belgrade.
In 1425 Stefan Lazarević held a major meeting in Srebrenica because of the question on who would succeed him to the Serb throne (he had no children), he chose Đurađ Branković. Stragari is mentioned for the first time in Turkish census documentation in 1476 as Strgar. At that time, Stragari had only 39 households. From 1717 to 1739 the town saw a large influx of Austrians. It received the status of town in 1922.
Stragari's main industrial plant is Stragarit (paper industry).
Stragari has the preconditions necessary for development of a tourism industry.
The city of Kragujevac is divided into the following municipalities:
- Veliki Šenj
- Mala Vrbica
- "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.
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