Pčinja District

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Pčinjski okrug
Пчињски округ
District of Serbia
Location of Pčinja District in Serbia
Location of Pčinja District in Serbia
Country  Serbia
Capital Vranje
Government
 • Commissioner n/a
Area
 • Total 3,520 km2 (1,360 sq mi)
Population (2011 census)
 • Total 159,081
 • Density 45.1/km2 (117/sq mi)
Municipalities 6 and 1 city
Settlements 363
Cities and towns 6
– Villages 357

The Pčinja District (Serbian: Пчињски округ, Pčinjski okrug) covers the southern part of Serbia, bordering the disputed territory of Kosovo, Bulgaria and the Republic of Macedonia. Its seat is in the city of Vranje. It has a population of 159,081, according to the 2011 census. The Vranjska Banja spa plays a particular part in this region, with its multi-medicinal thermal mineral waters.

Municipalities[edit]

It encompasses the municipalities of:

Pčinja District

Demographics[edit]

1992[edit]

2002[edit]

2011[edit]

It is possible that the actual population is greater than is stated in the official statistics, because most Albanians boycotted the census; an estimate is that between 20,000–50,000 more people than recorded live in the district.

References[edit]

  • Note: All official material made by Government of Serbia is public by law. Information was taken from official website.

Coordinates: 42°33′N 21°54′E / 42.550°N 21.900°E / 42.550; 21.900