Mionica

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Mionica
Мионица
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
Government
 • Mayor Boban Janković (SNS)[1]
Area[2]
 • 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(0)14
Car plates VA
Website www.mionica.rs

Mionica (Serbian Cyrillic: Мионица, [miɔ̌nit͡sa]) is a town and municipality located in the Kolubara District of western Serbia. As of 2011, the population of the town is 1,571, while population of the municipality is 14,263 inhabitants.

Geography[edit]

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.[4]

Economy[edit]

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.[5]

Education[edit]

In Mionica there is one primary school, a community health clinic[6] and a culture center with a movie theater attached to it.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1948 23,366 —    
1953 23,905 +0.46%
1961 22,359 −0.83%
1971 20,560 −0.84%
1981 19,297 −0.63%
1991 17,368 −1.05%
2002 16,513 −0.46%
2011 14,335 −1.56%
Source: [7]

According to the 2011 census results, the municipality of Mionica has 14,335 inhabitants.

Ethnic groups[edit]

The ethnic composition of the municipality:[8]

Ethnic group Population
Serbs 13,758
Roma 351
Montenegrins 14
Muslims 11
Macedonians 7
Yugoslavs 6
Croats 6
Others 182
Total 14,335

Gallery[edit]

Twin cities[edit]

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

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

References[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. ^ "Opština Mionica". arroko.rs/. arroko.rs. Retrieved 20 November 2014. 
  5. ^ "Valjevo, Divčibare, Mionica, Lajkovac, Ub". serbia.travel. National Tourism Organisation of Serbia. Archived from the original on 20 November 2014. Retrieved 20 November 2014. 
  6. ^ "DOM ZDRAVLJA MIONICA". zdravstvo.rs/. Ministry of Health - Serbia. Retrieved 20 November 2014. 
  7. ^ "2011 Census of Population, Households and Dwellings in the Republic of Serbia" (PDF). stat.gov.rs. Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia. Retrieved 18 August 2017. 
  8. ^ "Population by ethnicity and sex, by municipalities and cities" (PDF). stat.gov.rs. Statistical Office of Serbia. Retrieved 18 August 2017. 

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