Aleksandrovac

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Aleksandrovac
Александровац
Town and municipality
View on city of Aleksandrovac
View on city of Aleksandrovac
Coat of arms of Aleksandrovac
Coat of arms
Location of the municipality of Aleksandrovac within Serbia
Location of the municipality of Aleksandrovac within Serbia
Coordinates: 43°27′32″N 21°02′47″E / 43.45889°N 21.04639°E / 43.45889; 21.04639Coordinates: 43°27′32″N 21°02′47″E / 43.45889°N 21.04639°E / 43.45889; 21.04639
Country  Serbia
Region Šumadija and Western Serbia
District Rasina
Settlements 55
Government
 • Mayor Jugoslav Stajkovac (independent)
Area[1]
 • Municipality 387 km2 (149 sq mi)
Population (2011 census)[2]
 • Town 6,476
 • Municipality 29,389
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 37230
Area code +381 37
Car plates AC
Website www.aleksandrovac.rs

Aleksandrovac (Serbian Cyrillic: Александровац) is a town and municipality located in the Rasina District of the central Serbia. In 2002, the population of the town was 6,476, while the population of the municipality was 29,389.

History[edit]

From 1929 to 1941, Aleksandrovac was part of the Morava Banovina of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1948 32,612 —    
1953 34,748 +6.5%
1961 34,540 −0.6%
1971 33,798 −2.1%
1981 33,887 +0.3%
1991 33,215 −2.0%
2002 29,389 −11.5%
2011 26,522 −9.8%
Source: [3]

According to the 2011 census results, the municipality of Aleksandrovac has a population of 26,522 inhabitants.

Society and culture[edit]

Events[edit]

Fountain of vine

The most popular event is Župska berba, which is held yearly from 22 September to 25 September.

Sport[edit]

The town fields several sports teams including basketball and volleyball teams, a handball team that plays in the top division in Serbia and FK Župa Aleksandrovac football team.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities of Serbia, 2006". Statistical Office of Serbia. Retrieved 2010-11-28. 
  2. ^ "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" (PDF). Statistical Office of Republic Of Serbia, Belgrade. 2014. ISBN 978-86-6161-109-4. Retrieved 2014-06-27. 
  3. ^ "2011 Census of Population, Households and Dwellings in the Republic of Serbia" (PDF). stat.gov.rs. Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia. Retrieved 11 January 2017. 

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