|District of Serbia|
Location of the Moravica District within Serbia
|Region||Šumadija and Western Serbia|
|• Commissioner||Slobodan Jolović (SNS)|
|• Total||3,016 km2 (1,164 sq mi)|
|Population (2011 census)|
|• Density||70.5/km2 (183/sq mi)|
|Municipalities||3 and 1 city|
|- Cities and towns||5|
The Moravica District (Serbian: Моравички округ / Moravički okrug) is one of eight administrative districts of Šumadija and Western Serbia. It is located in the central and south-western parts of Serbia. The name Moravica, derivatives from the river of Moravica, which forms the West Morava, both passing through the district. According to the 2011 census results, it has a population of 212,603 inhabitants. The administrative center of the Moravica district is the city of Čačak.
The district encompasses of the 3 municipalities and 1 city:
According to the last official census done in 2011, the Moravica District has 212,603 inhabitants. 53.8% of the population lives in the urban areas.
Ethnic composition of the Moravica district:
Society and culture
In the monuments heritage of Čačak a special place take the religious building: monasteries and churches. The ten monasteries of the Ovčarsko-Kablarska Gorge are referred to as the Serbian Athos. Certain of them were built in the time of the Serb gentry of the Nemanjić, Lazarević and Branković dynasties. Over centuries these ten monasteries safeguarded the ancient manuscripts, out of which some were also written there.
There are two faculties located in the Moravica District that are within the University of Kragujevac:
Čačak, largest city in the District, is one of the major economic centers of Serbia. Its economy is dominated by industrial production. Above all, by metal-processing (the "Sloboda" and "Cer" factories), paper production (Paper Factory), chemical industry (the "1 May"). It has also well developed agriculture ("Stocar").
The employment rate in the Moravica District is among highest in the country, with 48.1% as of 2014. The unemployment rate of 13.9% is among lowest in the country.
||Kolubara District||Šumadija District|
|Zlatibor District||Raška District|
- http://webrzs.stat.gov.rs/WebSite/Public/ReportResultView.aspx?rptId=1210%7C National structure and population of Serbia, census 2011
- "2011 Census of Population, Households and Dwellings in the Republic of Serbia" (PDF). stat.gov.rs. Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia. Retrieved 11 January 2017.
- "Попис становништва, домаћинстава и станова 2011. у Републици Србији" (PDF). stat.gov.rs. Republički zavod za statistiku. Retrieved 15 December 2016.
- "Statistical Office of Serbia" (PDF). webrzs.stat.gov.rs (in Serbian). p. 23. Retrieved 25 April 2015.
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- Моравички управни округ (Serbian)