Orašac (Aranđelovac)

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Orašac
School building in Orašac
School building in Orašac
Coordinates: 44°19′44″N 20°35′07″E / 44.32889°N 20.58528°E / 44.32889; 20.58528Coordinates: 44°19′44″N 20°35′07″E / 44.32889°N 20.58528°E / 44.32889; 20.58528
Country Serbia
DistrictŠumadija
MunicipalityAranđelovac
Elevation
328 m (1,076 ft)
Population
(2002)
 • Total1,462
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
34308
Area code(s)(+381) 34
Vehicle registrationAR

Orašac (Serbian Cyrillic: Орашац) is a village in the municipality of Aranđelovac in Central Serbia. According to the 2002 census, the village has a population of 1462 people.[1] It is best known as the starting point of the First Serbian Uprising in 1804, as the site of the Orašac Assembly.

American anthropologists Joel and Barbara Halpern wrote an extensive body of papers and books about Orašac. The books include A Serbian Village (1958)[2] and A Serbian Village in Historical Perspective (1986).[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Popis stanovništva, domaćinstava i Stanova 2002. Knjiga 1: Nacionalna ili etnička pripadnost po naseljima. Republika Srbija, Republički zavod za statistiku Beograd 2003. ISBN 86-84433-00-9
  2. ^ Eric R. Wolf (1959), Serbian Village (Book Review) (PDF)
  3. ^ Selected Papers on a Serbian Village

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