Gradac, Pljevlja

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Gradac

Градац
Town
Gradac is located in Montenegro
Gradac
Gradac
Coordinates: 43°23′40″N 19°9′14″E / 43.39444°N 19.15389°E / 43.39444; 19.15389
Country Montenegro
MunicipalityPljevlja Municipality
Population
 (2003)
 • Total364
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Gradac (Cyrillic: Градац) is a small town in the Pljevlja Municipality of northern Montenegro. According to the 2003 census, its population is 364. It Montenegro's northernmost settlement with town status and is located in the Sandžak region close to the borders with Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia. Gradac is located along the road to the northwest of the town of Pljevlja; Flysch-like rocks are said to be "exposed in the area of Gradac village, on the Pljevlja-Gradac road".[1]

Economy[edit]

Wood processing and lead and zinc mining is conducted in the region, and Gradac has flotation facilities.[2][3] The town has the dumpsite of the lead and zinc mine "Suplja stijena".[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bulletin: Geology. Zavod. 1965. p. 12.
  2. ^ Environmental Performance Reviews: Yugoslavia. United Nations Publications. 2003. p. 100. ISBN 978-92-1-116839-6.
  3. ^ Review of International Affairs. Federation of Yugoslav Journalists. 1960. p. 115.
  4. ^ Environmental Performance Reviews: Republic of Montenegro. United Nations. 2007. p. 108.

Coordinates: 42°57′00″N 19°05′08″E / 42.949931°N 19.085445°E / 42.949931; 19.085445