Belgrade City Administration (1929–41)

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Belgrade City Administration
Управа града Београда
Uprava grada Beograda
district of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia




Location of Belgrade City Administration
Belgrade City Administration surrounded by Danube Banovina
Capital Belgrade
 •  Established 1929
 •  Disestablished 1941
Today part of Serbia

Belgrade City Administration (Serbian: Управа града Београда or Uprava grada Beograda) was an administrative district of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia from 1929 to 1941. Its administrative center was Belgrade.


The Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes was formed in 1918 and was initially divided into counties and districts (1918-1922) and administrative oblasts (1922-1929). In 1929, name of the country was changed to Kingdom of Yugoslavia and new administrative units known as banovinas (Serbo-Croatian: banovine / бановине) were introduced. The whole country was divided into 9 banovinas, while area around capital Belgrade was organized as a separate district known as the Belgrade City Administration. Before 1929, territory of Belgrade City Administration was divided between the Belgrade Oblast and the Syrmia Oblast.

In 1941, following Axis invasion, occupation and partition of Yugoslavia, the district was abolished and most of its territory was incorporated into newly formed districts of Belgrade and Veliki Bečkerek within German-occupied Serbia. A smaller part of the district was attached to Vuka County within the Independent State of Croatia.


The Belgrade City Administration was completely surrounded by Danube Banovina, whose capital was Novi Sad. The administration included the city of Belgrade, as well as neighboring cities of Zemun and Pančevo.[1]


Inhabitants of the district were mainly Serbs, but members of some other ethnicities (Germans, Hungarians, Croats, etc) were present in the area.

See also[edit]


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Further reading[edit]

  • Istorijski atlas, Geokarta, Beograd, 1999.
  • Istorijski atlas, Intersistem kartografija, Beograd, 2010.

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