Cer (mountain)

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Cer
Planina Cer.jpg
Cer during summer
Highest point
Elevation 689 m (2,260 ft) [1]
Coordinates 44°36′11″N 19°29′39″E / 44.60306°N 19.49417°E / 44.60306; 19.49417Coordinates: 44°36′11″N 19°29′39″E / 44.60306°N 19.49417°E / 44.60306; 19.49417
Geography
Cer is located in Serbia
Cer
Cer
Location in Serbia
Location Serbia
Parent range Dinarides

Cer (pronounced [tsɛr]) is a mountain in western Serbia, 30 kilometers from Šabac, 100 kilometers west of Belgrade. The highest peak has an elevation of 689 m (2,260 ft) above sea level.[1] Cer is rich in the Turkey oak forests after which it was named.

During World War I, the Battle of Cer was fought on Cer, in which Serbian forces defeated Austria-Hungary.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Planina Cer Archived March 17, 2010, at the Wayback Machine. Tourist organization of Šabac