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Village and municipality
Coat of arms of Bogatić
Coat of arms
Location of the town of Bogatić within Serbia
Location of the town of Bogatić within Serbia
Coordinates: 44°50′N 19°29′E / 44.833°N 19.483°E / 44.833; 19.483Coordinates: 44°50′N 19°29′E / 44.833°N 19.483°E / 44.833; 19.483
Country  Serbia
Region Šumadija and Western Serbia
District Mačva
Settlements 14
 • Mayor Nenad Beserovac (DS)
 • Municipality 384 km2 (148 sq mi)
Population (2011 census)[2]
 • Municipality 28,843
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 15350
Area code +381(0)15
Car plates
Map of Bogatić municipality

Bogatić (Serbian Cyrillic: Богатић, pronounced [bǒɡatitɕ]) is a village and municipality located in the Mačva District of western Serbia. As of 2011 census, it is has 28,843 residents.


Environment Bogatić was inhabited before the beginning of our era. During the Roman rule in this area have developed many settlements, and it seems, in the area where he is today Bogatić, because here are the fragments of Roman bricks and crepova.Bogatić was first mentioned during the Austrian occupation of Serbia from 1718 to 1739. , with 44 families. When the Austrians in 1718 established in the area of Sabac district, which consisted of 75 settlements, Bogatić among them was the greatest place. During the first Serbian uprising Bogatić was the center Mačve. In 1818 he had 201 house. During Prince Milos began to regulate village in Macva. Then i got Bogatić type of structural changes in interurban road Mačva village. The City / Township was declared in 1924. Population Bogotic suffered great losses in the Balkan Wars 1912-1913. especially during the First World War 1914-1918. years. When a decline in Macva 1914 Austro-Hungarian soldiers during the great atrocities in Bogatić and okolini.U during the National Revolution Bogatić with the environment was the scene of fierce battles. The city was liberated several times in 1941. In mid-July 1941 to the drum, near Bogatic, formed Mačvanski national liberation detachment 7 August the same year, attacked and occupied Bogatić. That day was market day in Bogatic. In addition to a large number of peasants and peasant carts entered the city and three partisan peasant wagons loaded with weapons and municijom.U same time are fighters detachment went to Bogatić, mixed with the people. When they arrived at the designated place, the fighters were immediately find a wagon, overthrew maize, below which was a weapon, and in no time all the fighters were armed detachments. The sudden appearance of armed men in the middle of Bogotic shocked gendarmes who had surrendered without resistance. Bogatić was released from jail were released all political prisoners. Immediately, in the center of the assembly was held at which he spoke detachment commander. After the Assembly made the squad voluntarily entered several dozen fighters. Liberation Bogotic constituted a major political success of which immediately blew voice throughout Macva and Serbia. The city with the environment has become the center of the liberated territory from which the successful firing Mačvanski partisan odred.U downtown monument was erected Miki Mitrovic and fallen soldiers of the National Liberation War.


In the city Bogatić 5910 adult residents living and the average age is 40.0 years (38.6 for men and 41.4 for women). The town has 2289 households and average number of members per household is 3.21. According to the 2002 census the city Bogatić had 7,350 inhabitants. According to the census of that year Bogatić municipality had 32.990 inhabitants. This town is largely populated by Serbs (according to 2002 census), but in the last three censuses, noticed an increase in the number of inhabitants.

Natural conditions[edit]

Town Bogatić is located in the west part of the Republic of Serbia. From the nearest, larger, center, Sabac, located 24.5 kilometers west of the capital, Belgrade, 98 kilometers to the north. Bogatić occupies the northwestern part of fertile and rich Mačva, which is embraced by two rivers: Drina River from the west, from the north and the Sava River. Bogatić abundant large amounts of groundwater, it is almost the sole form of population Mačve water supply from underground sources. Hydrographic network gravitates towards the Sava river and has the appearance of a fan with a knot at Sabac. Air Bogatić is temperate.

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1948 35,560 —    
1953 37,492 +5.4%
1961 37,141 −0.9%
1971 35,882 −3.4%
1981 35,256 −1.7%
1991 34,438 −2.3%
2002 32,990 −4.2%
2011 28,843 −12.6%
Source: [3]

According to the 2011 census results, the municipality has a population of 28,843 inhabitants.

Ethnic groups[edit]

The ethnic composition of the municipality:[4]

Ethnic group Population
Serbs 27,517
Romani 514
Croats 33
Yugoslavs 27
Muslims 18
Macedonians 11
Ukrainians 11
Others 712
Total 28,843

See also[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). Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia. Retrieved 5 March 2017. 
  4. ^ "2011 Census of Population, Households and Dwellings in the Republic of Serbia" (PDF). Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia. Retrieved 5 March 2017. 

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