Jablanica District

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Jablanica District
Јабланички округ
Jablanički okrug
District of Serbia
Location of the Jablanica District within Serbia
Location of the Jablanica District within Serbia
Country  Serbia
Region Southern and Eastern Serbia
Administrative center Leskovac
 • Commissioner Božidar Stojiljković
 • Total 2,769 km2 (1,069 sq mi)
Population (2012 census)
 • Total 255,463
 • Density 59.7/km2 (155/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code RS-23
Municipalities 5 and 1 city
Settlements 336
Cities and towns 7
– Villages 329
Website jablanicki.okrug.gov.rs

The Jablanica District (Serbian: Јабланички округ / Jablanički okrug, pronounced [jâblaːnitʃkiː ôkruːɡ]) is one of nine administrative districts of Southern and Eastern Serbia. It expands in the south-eastern parts of Serbia. According to the 2011 census results, it has a population of 215,463 inhabitants. The administrative center of the district is the city of Leskovac.


The district encompasses the municipalities of:


Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1948 231,280 —    
1953 244,128 +5.6%
1961 254,855 +4.4%
1971 260,982 +2.4%
1981 262,531 +0.6%
1991 255,011 −2.9%
2002 240,923 −5.5%
2011 216,304 −10.2%
Source: [1]

According to the 2011 census results, the Jablanica Distract has a total population of 216,304 inhabitants.

Ethnic groups[edit]

Ethnic composition of the Jablanica District:

Ethnic group Population
Serbs 199,901
Romani 11,436
Albanians 548
Montenegrins 386
Macedonians 354
Bulgarians 107
Yugoslavs 96
Others 3,476
Total 216,304

History and culture[edit]

Famous cultural-historic monuments in this District are: the Roman necropolis in Mala Kopasnica originating from 2nd century AD, a late Roman-early Byzantine (6th century AD) town of Caričin Grad or Iustiniana Prima, the Jasunjski Monasteries dedicated to the Virgin of Transfiguration and St. John the Baptist, built in 1499 as the endowment of monastery sister Ksenija, as well as the church of St. John the Baptist from 16th century, being a true pearl among monuments.


Holders of economic development of the Jablanički District are: Pharmaceutical and chemical industry Zdravlje A.D., plastified tin-plate factory Pobeda, Tomako, meat producer Mesokombinat, "Letex" textile industry, "Nevena" cosmetics industry and others.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Kosovo is the subject of a territorial dispute between the Republic of Kosovo and the Republic of Serbia. The Republic of Kosovo unilaterally declared independence on 17 February 2008, but Serbia continues to claim it as part of its own sovereign territory. The two governments began to normalise relations in 2013, as part of the Brussels Agreement. Kosovo has received formal recognition as an independent state from 111 out of 193 United Nations member states.
  1. ^ "2011 Census of Population, Households and Dwellings in the Republic of Serbia" (PDF). stat.gov.rs. Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia. Retrieved 12 January 2017. 

Note: All official material made by the Government of Serbia is public by law. Information was taken from the official website.

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Coordinates: 43°00′N 21°57′E / 43.000°N 21.950°E / 43.000; 21.950