Brus

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Brus
Брус
Town and municipality
Panoramic view on Brus
Panoramic view on Brus
Coat of arms of Brus
Coat of arms
Location of the municipality of Brus within Serbia
Location of the municipality of Brus within Serbia
Country  Serbia
Region Šumadija and Western Serbia
District Rasina
Settlements 58
Government
 • Mayor Milutin Jelicic
Area[1]
 • Municipality 606 km2 (234 sq mi)
Population (2011 census)[2]
 • Town 4,572
 • Municipality 16,263
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 37220
Area code +381 37
Car plates

Brus (Serbian Cyrillic: Брус, pronounced [brûːs]) is a town and municipality located in the Rasina District of the central Serbia. According to the 2011 census, the population of the town is 4,572, while the population of the municipality is 16,293. It is located at 430 metres (1,410 ft) above sea level, just below mountain ski center Kopaonik. The city is surrounded by hills on three levels, where the lowest one is a place where the Grasevka river firths into the Rasina river. On the upper level of the town a fountain of medicinal mineral water is located.

History[edit]

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

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1948 23,491 —    
1953 25,585 +8.9%
1961 25,606 +0.1%
1971 24,581 −4.0%
1981 22,679 −7.7%
1991 21,331 −5.9%
2002 18,764 −12.0%
2011 16,317 −13.0%
Source: [3]

According to the 2011 census results, the municipality of Brus has a population of 16,317 inhabitants.

Twin cities[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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Coordinates: 43°22′53″N 21°02′16″E / 43.38139°N 21.03778°E / 43.38139; 21.03778