Sopot, Belgrade

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Sopot
Сопот
Municipality
Center of Sopot
Center of Sopot
Coat of arms of Sopot
Coat of arms
Location of Sopot within the city of Belgrade
Location of Sopot within the city of Belgrade
Coordinates: 44°31′N 20°35′E / 44.517°N 20.583°E / 44.517; 20.583Coordinates: 44°31′N 20°35′E / 44.517°N 20.583°E / 44.517; 20.583
Country  Serbia
City Belgrade
Settlements 17
Government
 • Mayor Živorad Milosavljević (SNS)
Area[1]
 • Municipality 270.67 km2 (104.51 sq mi)
Elevation 177.38 m (581.96 ft)
Population (2011 census)[2]
 • Urban 1,920
 • Municipality 20,367
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 11450
Area code +381(0)11
Car plates BG
Website www.sopot.org.rs

Sopot (Serbian Cyrillic: Сопот, pronounced [sɔ̂pɔːt]) is a municipality of the city of Belgrade. Its name derives from the old Slavic word for spring (sr. izvor). According to the 2011 census results, the municipality has a population of 20,367 inhabitants.

It is located near the mountain Kosmaj. The municipality has a large primary and economics high school, one of the largest in the Balkans.[citation needed] Sopot has a soccer club called the Wolves from Kosmaj and a basketball club, also called the Wolves from Kosmaj.

Since 1972, an annual film festival "Sofest" has been held.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1948 22,857 —    
1953 23,182 +0.28%
1961 23,131 −0.03%
1971 21,166 −0.88%
1981 20,860 −0.15%
1991 20,527 −0.16%
2002 20,390 −0.06%
2011 20,367 −0.01%
Source: [4]

According to the 2011 census results, the municipality of Sopot has a population of 20,367 inhabitants.

Ethnic groups[edit]

The ethnic composition of the municipality:[5]

Ethnic group Population
Serbs 19,554
Romani 148
Montenegrins 52
Macedonians 37
Croats 34
Yugoslavs 31
Hungarians 13
Russians 14
Romanians 10
Others 474
Total 20,367

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities of Serbia, 2006". Statistical Office of Serbia. Retrieved 2010-11-28. 
  2. ^ "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. 
  3. ^ Dimitrije Bukvić (14 April 2013). "Ruralni Beograd - dve trećine prestonice" (in Serbian). Politika. 
  4. ^ "2011 Census of Population, Households and Dwellings in the Republic of Serbia" (PDF). stat.gov.rs. Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia. Retrieved 2 March 2018. 
  5. ^ "ETHNICITY Data by municipalities and cities" (PDF). stat.gov.rs. Statistical Office of Serbia. Retrieved 1 March 2018. 

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