|Town and municipality|
Bus station in Blace
Location of the municipality of Blace within Serbia
|Region||Southern and Eastern Serbia|
|• Mayor||Nebojša Milosavljević (DS)|
|• Municipality||306 km2 (118 sq mi)|
|Elevation||389 m (1,276 ft)|
|Population (2011 census)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Area code||+381 27|
Blace (Serbian Cyrillic: Блаце, pronounced [blâtsɛ]) is a town and municipality located in the Toplica District of the southern Serbia. According to 2011 census, the population of the town is 5,253, while population of the municipality is 11,754.
According to the last official census done in 2011, the Municipality of Blace has 11,754 inhabitants. Most of Blace’s population is of Serbian nationality (98.27%) while 44.7% of the municipality’s population is urban.
Ethnic composition of the municipality:
Every year in August, there is a 3 day festival named "Šljivijada" ("Plumday" in English); citizens of Blace consider the plum to be a very important fruit. On that day, there are many plum cultivators who show off their fruit. Many festival attendees listen to folk and other Serbian music.
- "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" (PDF). Statistical Office of Republic Of Serbia, Belgrade. 2014. ISBN 978-86-6161-109-4. Retrieved 2014-06-27.
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