Mala Ciganlija is a peninsula on the left bank of the Sava river, just over 1 km long and 200 m wide. It encloses the small bay, called Zimovnik (winter shelter), where the facilities of the shipyard Belgrade are located. Technically, it is an extension of the Novi Beograd's Block 69.
Once almost uninhabited and completely forested, in the last 20 years its western half in entirely urbanized and industrialized, in connection to the expansion of the shipyard and the growing number of gravel selling and separating facilities on the Sava's bank. Eastern half of the peninsula is still mostly intact and the bridge of Novi železnički most (New railway bridge) passes above its easternmost tip.
Name of the penisnusla means little (Ada) Ciganlija, compared to the much larger island of Ada Ciganlija to the southeast.
- Beograd - plan grada; M@gic M@p, 2006; ISBN 86-83501-53-1
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