Southern and Eastern Serbia
|Southern and Eastern Serbia|
Јужна и источна Србија
Južna i istočna Srbija
|Statistical region of Serbia|
Location of Southern and Eastern Serbia in Serbia
|• Total||26,255 km2 (10,137 sq mi)|
|Population (2011 census)|
The Southern and Eastern Serbia (Serbian: Јужна и источна Србија / Južna i istočna Srbija) is one of five statistical regions of Serbia. It is also a level-2 statistical region according to the European Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics (NUTS). It was formed in 2010. The region has a total population of 1,563,916, according to the 2011 census.
In July 2009, the Serbian parliament adopted a law which divided Serbia into seven statistical regions. At first, it was decided that in the territory of current statistical region of Southern and Eastern Serbia there would be two statistical regions - Eastern Region (Serbian: Istočni region / Источни регион) and Southern Region (Serbian: Južni region / Јужни регион). However, in May 2010, the law was changed, thus the Eastern and Southern region were merged into a single statistical region named Southern and Eastern Serbia.
The statistical region of Southern and Eastern Serbia is composed of 9 administrative districts:
Cities and towns
The largest cities and towns of the region are:
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