Babušnica

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Babušnica
Бабушница
Town and municipality
Centar Babušnice (2012).jpg
Coat of arms of Babušnica
Coat of arms
Location of the municipality of Babušnica within Serbia
Location of the municipality of Babušnica within Serbia
Coordinates: 43°04′N 22°25′E / 43.067°N 22.417°E / 43.067; 22.417Coordinates: 43°04′N 22°25′E / 43.067°N 22.417°E / 43.067; 22.417
Country  Serbia
Region Southern and Eastern Serbia
District Pirot
Settlements 53
Government
 • Mayor Slave Kostić
Area[1]
 • Municipality 529 km2 (204 sq mi)
Elevation 470 m (1,540 ft)
Population (2011 census)[2]
 • Town 4,601
 • Municipality 12,307
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 18330
Area code +381(0)10
Car plates PI
Website babusnica.opstinesrbije.com

Babušnica (Serbian Cyrillic: Бабушница) is a town and municipality located in the Pirot District of the eastern Serbia. According to 2011 census, the population of the town is 4,601, while population of the municipality is 12,307.

Geography[edit]

The municipality borders Gadžin Han municipality in the north-west, Bela Palanka municipality in the north, Pirot and Dimitrovgrad municipalities in the east, Bulgaria in the south, and Crna Trava and Vlasotince municipalities in the west.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1948 37,532 —    
1953 37,312 −0.6%
1961 34,316 −8.0%
1971 29,033 −15.4%
1981 23,872 −17.8%
1991 19,333 −19.0%
2002 15,734 −18.6%
2011 12,307 −21.8%
Source: [3]

According to the last official census done in 2011, the municipality of Babušnica has 12,307 inhabitants.

Ethnic groups[edit]

Ethnic composition of the municipality of Babušnica:[4]

Ethnic group Population
Serbs 10,933
Bulgarians 633
Romani 244
Yugoslavs 9
Macedonians 5
Others 483
Total 12,307

History[edit]

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

See also[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 13 January 2017. 
  4. ^ "Попис становништва, домаћинстава и станова 2011. у Републици Србији" (PDF). stat.gov.rs (in Serbian). Republički zavod za statistiku. Retrieved 13 January 2017. 

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