Laznica

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Laznica
Panoramic view of Laznica
Panoramic view of Laznica
Laznica is located in Serbia
Laznica
Laznica
Coordinates: 44°14′N 21°49′E / 44.233°N 21.817°E / 44.233; 21.817
Country  Serbia
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Laznica or Lazniţa (Serbian Cyrillic: Лазница) is a large highland village in Serbia. It is located in the municipality of Žagubica, Braničevo District. The village has a Vlach ethnic majority and its population numbering 2,063 people (2002 census). Laznica is settled in the north of mountain range of Homolje mountains.[1]

Geography[edit]

Latitude (DMS) of the village is 44° 14' 25N and longitude (DMS) is 21° 48' 36E. The altitude is 433 meters.

History & Culture[edit]

A little is known about this village in the old ages - the only fact remains that it has been constantly populated by people from the Roman conquer of Tribalian and Dacian lands that have become Dacia Superior and Dacia Minor.

In the stone hill above Laznica the `Krsia cu Albineli`, the archaeologists have found prehistorical axes, knives and everyday dishes and also, on the same spot, remnants of an old border Roman fortress.

The village was first time mentioned in Ottoman census (Braničevski tefter) in 1433 (est.) with 7 households.

Ethnic groups (2002 census)[edit]

Laznica

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Coordinates: 44°14′N 21°49′E / 44.233°N 21.817°E / 44.233; 21.817