Suvobor

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Suvobor
Banja Vrujci.jpg
Highest point
Elevation 866 m (2,841 ft) [1]
Coordinates 44°07′16″N 20°10′54″E / 44.12111°N 20.18167°E / 44.12111; 20.18167Coordinates: 44°07′16″N 20°10′54″E / 44.12111°N 20.18167°E / 44.12111; 20.18167
Geography
Suvobor is located in Serbia
Suvobor
Suvobor
Serbia
Location Western Serbia
Parent range Dinaric Alps

Suvobor[2] (Serbian Cyrillic: Сувобор) is a mountain in central Serbia, near the town of Gornji Milanovac. Its highest peak Suvobor has an elevation of 866 meters above sea level.

The northwestern part of Suvobor is called Rajac (847 m 44°07′16″N 20°10′54″E / 44.12111°N 20.18167°E / 44.12111; 20.18167) and is generally best developed touristically.

History[edit]

Suvobor and Rajac were the site of Battle of Kolubara of the World War I in December 1914. In World War II, Suvobor was a stronghold of Chetnik movement, and their leader Draža Mihailović had the main headquarters at Ravna Gora. After World War II forest rangers planted conifer trees on the naturally bare summit of the mountain.[3]

Fauna and Flora[edit]

The valleys around Suvobor are covered with young oak forests, its slopes on the other hand are covered with conifer trees. On the slopes of the mountain different animal species can be found like roe deer, hare and pheasant.[3] Vrujci spa is located at the northern slopes of Suvobor.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jovan Đokić. "Katalog planina Srbije". PSD Kopaonik Beograd. 
  2. ^ "Prirodne lepote". Municipality of Gornji Milanovac. Retrieved 2010-10-21. 
  3. ^ a b NATURE OF SERBIA - Holiday on the move. Belgrade: National Tourism Organisation of Serbia. 2013. p. 52. ISBN 978-86-6005-295-9.