Lučani

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Lučani
Лучани
Town and municipality
Coat of arms of Lučani
Coat of arms
Location of the municipality of Lučani within Serbia
Location of the municipality of Lučani within Serbia
Coordinates: 43°52′N 20°08′E / 43.867°N 20.133°E / 43.867; 20.133Coordinates: 43°52′N 20°08′E / 43.867°N 20.133°E / 43.867; 20.133
Country  Serbia
Region Šumadija and Western Serbia
District Moravica
Settlements 36
Government
 • Mayor Slobodan Jolović
Area[1]
Area rank 74th
 • Municipality 454 km2 (175 sq mi)
Highest elevation 420 m (1,380 ft)
Lowest elevation 293 m (961 ft)
Population (2011 census)[2]
 • Rank 77th
 • Town 5,142
 • Municipality 20,897
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 32240
Area code +381(0)32
Car plates LU
Website www.lucani.rs

Lučani (Serbian Cyrillic: Лучани) is a town and municipality located in the Moravica District of the western Serbia. The population of the town is 5,142, while the population of the municipality is 20,897.

Perhaps the most famous village in the municipality is Guča, where the annual trumpet festival is held.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1948 32,333 —    
1953 34,412 +1.25%
1961 33,336 −0.40%
1971 31,646 −0.52%
1981 29,708 −0.63%
1991 27,167 −0.89%
2002 24,614 −0.89%
2011 20,897 −1.80%
Source: [3]

In the town of Lučani there are 5,142 inhabitants, while the average age of the population is 38,3 years (37,8 with men and 38,7 with women). There are 7,298 homes in the municipality and the average number of people living together is 2,86.

The municipality is largely inhabited by Serbs (97.9%), and in the last few years, a sharp rise in the number of inhabitants was noted.

Graph showing the Lučani population change in the 20th Century
Lučani ethnicities in 2011
Serbs
  
98.00%
Montenegrins
  
0.78%
Yugoslavs
  
0.13%
Croats
  
0.11%
Macedonians
  
0.06%
Hungarians
  
0.04%
Slovaks
  
0.02%
Other
  
0.62%

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities of Serbia, 2006". Statistical Office of Serbia. Retrieved 2010-11-28. 
  2. ^ "2011 Census of Population, Households and Dwellings in the Republic of Serbia: Comparative Overview of the Number of Population in 1948, 1953, 1961, 1971, 1981, 1991, 2002 and 2011, Data by settlements" (PDF). Statistical Office of Republic Of Serbia, Belgrade. 2014. ISBN 978-86-6161-109-4. Retrieved 2014-06-27. 
  3. ^ "2011 Census of Population, Households and Dwellings in the Republic of Serbia" (PDF). stat.gov.rs. Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia. Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 July 2014. Retrieved 11 January 2017. 

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