Brzan

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Brzan

Брзан
Village
Wooden church in Brzan built in 1822
Wooden church in Brzan built in 1822
Brzan is located in Serbia
Brzan
Brzan
Location of Brzan in Serbia
Coordinates: 44°06′55″N 21°08′00″E / 44.11528°N 21.13333°E / 44.11528; 21.13333
Country Serbia
DistrictŠumadija
MunicipalityBatočina
Elevation
344 ft (105 m)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total1,754
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
34228
Area code034
Geocode702854
Car platesKG

Brzan (Serbian: Брзан) is a village in the municipality of Batočina in the Šumadija District of Serbia. The population was 1,754 in the 2011 census.[1]

Geography[edit]

The village of Brzan is located in the central part of Serbia, on the eastern edge of Šumadija District. It lies 6.09 kilometres (3.78 mi) to the south of the town of Batočina, the seat of the municipality. The nearest cities are Jagodina 18.48 kilometres (11.48 mi) to the southeast and Kragujevac 22 kilometres (14 mi) to the southwest. Belgrade is 95.27 kilometres (59.20 mi) to the northeast.[2] Brzan lies along the Great Morava River.

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2011 census, there were 1,754 people, 602 households and 514 families residing in the village. The average household size was 2.91 and the average family size was 2.83.

Of the total families, 45.9% were couples living together with children, 41.1% were couples living together without children, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 4.5% had a male householder with no wife present. 26.4% of total households were made up of individuals; 40.4% had 2 or 3 members; 21.6% had 4 or 5 members; and 11.6% had 6 or more members.

The median age in the village was 46.4 years. 14.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 14.6% were between the ages of 18 and 29; 21.9% were from 30 to 49; 31.1% were from 50 to 69; and 18.0% were 70 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.5% male and 49.5% female.[3][1]

According to the 2002 census, the village had a population of 2,073 people.[4] The ethnic composition of the village was 99.3% Serbian, with 0.7% identifying as other groups.[5] The population has declined over the past 5 censuses since 1961.

Transportation[edit]

The village has a railway station along the main line between Belgrade and Niš. The nearest main road is State Road 158, providing transport links north and south. The A1 Motorway, which is part of the European Route E75, runs by the village and is accessible at Batočina.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Census 2011: Census Data - Excel Tables". Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia. Retrieved 8 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Distance calculator - Calculate the distance online!". www.distance.to. Retrieved 2019-07-09.
  3. ^ "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.
  4. ^ Popis stanovništva, domaćinstava i Stanova 2002. Knjiga 1: Nacionalna ili etnička pripadnost po naseljima. Republika Srbija, Republički zavod za statistiku Beograd 2003. ISBN 86-84433-00-9
  5. ^ "Ethnic Composition of Serbia - 2002". Retrieved 9 July 2019.

Coordinates: 44°06′55″N 21°08′00″E / 44.11528°N 21.13333°E / 44.11528; 21.13333