Jablanica District

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Jablanica District

Јабланички округ
Jablanički okrug
Location of the Jablanica District within Serbia
Location of the Jablanica District within Serbia
Coordinates: 43°00′N 21°57′E / 43.000°N 21.950°E / 43.000; 21.950Coordinates: 43°00′N 21°57′E / 43.000°N 21.950°E / 43.000; 21.950
Country Serbia
RegionSouthern and Eastern Serbia
Administrative centerLeskovac
Government
 • CommissionerBožidar Stojiljković
Area
 • Total2,769 km2 (1,069 sq mi)
Population
 (2012 census)
 • Total255,463
 • Density59.7/km2 (155/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeRS-23
Municipalities5 and 1 city
Settlements336
Cities and towns7
– Villages329
Websitejablanicki.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.

Municipalities[edit]

The district encompasses the municipalities of:

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1948231,280—    
1953244,128+1.09%
1961254,855+0.54%
1971260,982+0.24%
1981262,531+0.06%
1991255,011−0.29%
2002240,923−0.52%
2011216,304−1.19%
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.

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Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  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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