Petrovac, Serbia

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Petrovac
Петровац
Serbian: Петровац на Млави / Petrovac na Mlavi (trans. Petrovac on Mlava)
Vlach: Piatra Mlavei
Municipality and town
Church in Petrovac
Church in Petrovac
Coat of arms of Petrovac
Coat of arms
Country  Serbia
District Braničevo
Settlements 34
Government
 • Mayor Radiša Dragojević (SPS)
Area[1]
 • Municipality 655 km2 (253 sq mi)
Population (2011 census)[2]
 • Town 7,229
 • Municipality 30,325
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 12300
Area code +381 12
Car plates PT
Website www.petrovacnamlavi.rs

Petrovac (Serbian Cyrillic: Петровац; or Petrovac na Mlavi (trans. Petrovac on Mlava; Serbian Cyrillic: Петровац на Млави; Vlach: Piatra Mlavei)) is a town and municipality located in the Braničevo District of Serbia. In 2011, the population of the town is 7,229, while population of the municipality is 30,325. It's one of the few regions in Serbia of protestant majority.

History[edit]

From 1929 to 1941, Petrovac was part of the Morava Banovina of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia.

References[edit]

Coordinates: 44°22′42″N 21°25′10″E / 44.37833°N 21.41944°E / 44.37833; 21.41944