Lazarevac

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Lazarevac
Лазаревац
Suburban neighborhood and municipality
Lazarevac Goran Necin July 7, 2012.jpg
Lazarevac 11.jpg Opština Lazarevac 01.jpg
Clockwise, from top: Town center promenade, Municipal Building, Orthodox Church
Coat of arms of Lazarevac
Coat of arms
Location of Lazarevac within the city of Belgrade
Location of Lazarevac within the city of Belgrade
Location of the city of Belgrade within Serbia
Location of the city of Belgrade within Serbia
Coordinates: 44°22′N 20°15′E / 44.367°N 20.250°E / 44.367; 20.250Coordinates: 44°22′N 20°15′E / 44.367°N 20.250°E / 44.367; 20.250
Country  Serbia
City Belgrade
Settlements 1
Government
 • Mayor Dragan Alimpijević (SPS)
Area[1]
 • Municipality 384 km2 (148 sq mi)
Elevation 161 m (528 ft)
Population (2011 census)[2]
 • Urban 25,526
 • Municipality 58,224
 • Municipality density 151.6/km2 (393/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 11550
Area code +381(0)11
ISO 3166 code SRB
Car plates BG
Website www.lazarevac.rs

Lazarevac (Serbian Cyrillic: Лазаревац, pronounced [lazareʋat͡s]) is a suburban neighborhood and one of 17 city municipalities which constitute the city of Belgrade. Its name stems from the name of medieval Prince Lazar Hrebeljanovic. As of 2011, the town has a total population of 25,526 inhabitants, while the municipal area has a total of 58,622 inhabitants.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1948 36,377 —    
1953 38,794 +6.6%
1961 43,906 +13.2%
1971 45,675 +4.0%
1981 51,068 +11.8%
1991 58,882 +15.3%
2002 58,511 −0.6%
2011 58,622 +0.2%
Source: [3]

The municipality of Lazarevac has a total population of 58,622 inhabitants, according to the 2011 census results.

Economy[edit]

Lazarevac is the home to the Serbian largest coal mining and smelting complex RB Kolubara.

Attractions[edit]

In Baroševac on the bank of the Kolubara grow a grove of giant sequoia trees which were brought from California to be studied and planted in Europe. The trees had only reached a height of 30m as of 2011, and are continuing to be studied as they develop in this manufactured habitat. [4]

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