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Town and municipality
Serbian Orthodox church
Serbian Orthodox church
Coat of arms of Mionica
Coat of arms
Location of the municipality of Mionica within Serbia
Location of the municipality of Mionica within Serbia
Coordinates: 44°15′N 20°05′E / 44.250°N 20.083°E / 44.250; 20.083Coordinates: 44°15′N 20°05′E / 44.250°N 20.083°E / 44.250; 20.083
Country  Serbia
Region Šumadija and Western Serbia
District Kolubara
Settlements 36
 • Mayor Boban Janković (SNS)[1]
 • Municipality 329 km2 (127 sq mi)
Population (2011 census)[3]
 • Town 1,571
 • Municipality 14,263
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 14242
Area code +381 14
Car plates VA
Website www.mionica.rs

Mionica (Serbian Cyrillic: Мионица, [miɔ̌nit͡sa]) is a town and municipality located in the Kolubara District of the western Serbia. As of 2011, the population of the town is 1,571, while population of the municipality is 14,263. In Mionica there is one primary school, a community health clinic[4] and a culture center with a movie theater attached to it. It is pretty much oriented to neighboring city of Valjevo which is located near the center of the region.


The township of Mionica is located 92 km (57 mi) from Belgrade, the capital of Serbia. With an area of 329 km2 (127 sq mi), it is bordering the Maljen and Suvobor mountains to the South and has access to the Kolubara river, Sava region and the Panonian plain to the North. While the Serbs make up for a large majority of the population, the Roma make up a significant minority, while there are smaller populations of ethnic Montenegrins, Croats, Hungarians, Macedonians, Slovenians, Germans and Albanians.[5]


Mionica's economy is predominantly agricultural. Its primary activities are the fruit orchards and raising cattle. The municipality is also a tourist destination, especially the Ribnica river, well known for sight-seeing and outdoor sports, such as fishing and hunting. The Vrujci spa also attracts tourists and is known for its bottled water.[6]

Notable people[edit]

Twin cities[edit]

Country City Region Date
 Poland Tomaszów Mazowiecki Łódź Voivodeship
 Slovenia Laško Lower Styria
 Israel Katzrin Golan Heights

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Blic Online - Boban Janković (SNS) na čelu opštine Mionica". Blic Online. 
  2. ^ "Municipalities of Serbia, 2006". Statistical Office of Serbia. Retrieved 2010-11-28. 
  3. ^ "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. 
  4. ^ "DOM ZDRAVLJA MIONICA". zdravstvo.rs/. Ministry of Health - Serbia. Retrieved 20 November 2014. 
  5. ^ "Opština Mionica". arroko.rs/. arroko.rs. Retrieved 20 November 2014. 
  6. ^ "Valjevo, Divčibare, Mionica, Lajkovac, Ub". serbia.travel. National Tourism Organisation of Serbia. Retrieved 20 November 2014. 

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