Panoramic view on Sopot
Location of Sopot within the city of Belgrade
Location of the city of Belgrade within Serbia
|• Mayor||Živorad Milosavljević (SNS)|
|• Municipality||271 km2 (105 sq mi)|
|Elevation||177.38 m (581.96 ft)|
|Population (2011 census)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
Sopot (Serbian Cyrillic: Сопот, pronounced [sɔ̂pɔːt]) is a suburban 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 20,199 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. 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.
- "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.
- Dimitrije Bukvić (14 April 2013). "Ruralni Beograd - dve trećine prestonice" (in Serbian). Politika.
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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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