Vitovnica

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Vitovnica
Village
Vitovnica is located in Serbia
Vitovnica
Vitovnica
Coordinates: 44°22′38″N 21°31′49″E / 44.37722°N 21.53028°E / 44.37722; 21.53028
Country  Serbia
District Braničevo District
Municipality Petrovac na Mlavi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Vitovnica is a village situated in Petrovac na Mlavi municipality in Serbia.[1] This village was the birthplace of the important Serbian spiritual writer, Elder Thaddeus who was born in 1914 as Tomislav Štrbulović. The village is also home to the Vitovnica Monastery of the Serbian Orthodox Church. Elder Thaddeus was a hegumen at the Vitovnica Monastery from April 14, 1962 until the end of March in 1972. His gravesite is at the monastery.

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Coordinates: 44°22′38″N 21°31′49″E / 44.37722°N 21.53028°E / 44.37722; 21.53028