Lučani

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Lučani

Лучани
Town Hall Entrance
Town Hall Entrance
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
RegionŠumadija and Western Serbia
DistrictMoravica
Settlements36
Government
 • MayorSlobodan Jolović (SNS)
Area
Area rank74th in Serbia
 • Town1.99 km2 (0.77 sq mi)
 • Municipality454.76 km2 (175.58 sq mi)
Elevation
308 m (1,010 ft)
Highest elevation
420 m (1,380 ft)
Lowest elevation
293 m (961 ft)
Population
 (2011 census)[2]
 • Rank77th in Serbia
 • Town
5,142
 • Town density2,600/km2 (6,700/sq mi)
 • Municipality
20,897
 • Municipality density46/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
32240
Area code+381(0)32
Car platesLU
Websitewww.lucani.rs

Lučani (Serbian Cyrillic: Лучани) is a town and municipality located in the Moravica District of 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 Guča Trumpet Festival is held.

Settlements[edit]

Aside from the town of Lučani, the municipality includes the following settlements:

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
194832,333—    
195334,412+1.25%
196133,336−0.40%
197131,646−0.52%
198129,708−0.63%
199127,167−0.89%
200224,614−0.89%
201120,897−1.80%
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.

Ethnic groups[edit]

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%

Economy[edit]

Lučani is home to the chemical defence company Milan Blagojević - Namenska which employs around 1,300 people (as of 2017). Also, Maxima color manufacturer has its factory in Lučani.

The following table gives a preview of total number of employed people per their core activity (as of 2017):[4]

Activity Total
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 47
Mining 6
Processing industry 2,026
Distribution of power, gas and water 191
Distribution of water and water waste management 58
Construction 73
Wholesale and retail, repair 365
Traffic, storage and communication 201
Hotels and restaurants 134
Media and telecommunications 7
Finance and insurance 21
Property stock and charter -
Professional, scientific, innovative and technical activities 90
Administrative and other services 27
Administration and social assurance 170
Education 303
Healthcare and social work 193
Art, leisure and recreation 63
Other services 47
Total 4,021

Sports[edit]

Lučani is home to the professional football club FK Mladost Lučani, which has played continuously in the Serbian SuperLiga, the top division of Serbian football.

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.
  4. ^ "ОПШТИНЕ И РЕГИОНИ У РЕПУБЛИЦИ СРБИЈИ, 2018" (PDF). stat.gov.rs (in Serbian). Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia. Retrieved 16 March 2019.

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