|Municipality and Town|
Panoramic view on Sopot
Location of the municipality of Sopot within Serbia
|• Mayor||Živorad Milosavljević (Group of citizens)|
|• Municipality||271 km2 (105 sq mi)|
|Population (2011 census)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Area code||+381 11|
Sopot (Serbian Cyrillic: Сопот, pronounced [sɔ̂pɔːt]) is a town and municipality in Serbia. It is part of the wider region of Belgrade, located south of Belgrade at , 177.38 m above sea level. Its name is the old Slavic word for spring (source) which is today replaced in Serbian by the word 'извор'.
Sopot is near the mountain Kosmaj. The town has a large primary and economics high school, one of the largest in the Balkans. Sopot has a soccer team called the Wolves from Kosmaj. The town has a basketball club, also called the Wolves from Kosmaj, with about 90 kids. The basketball club has had success at a few tournaments in Europe.
- "Municipalities of Serbia, 2006". Statistical Office of Serbia. Retrieved 2010-11-28.
- "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.
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- www.sopot.org.rs (in Serbian) official web site of city Sopot
- www.ffs.rs (in Serbian) International movie festival Sopot, from 1972.
- www.kosmaj.info (in Serbian) unofficial web site of city Sopot
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