Šumadija and Western Serbia
|Šumadija and Western Serbia
Шумадија и западна Србија
Šumadija i zapadna Srbija
|Statistical region of Serbia|
Location of Šumadija and Western Serbia (yellow) in Serbia
|• Total||26,483 km2 (10,225 sq mi)|
|Population (2011 census)|
The Šumadija and Western Serbia (Serbian: Шумадија и западна Србија, Šumadija i zapadna Srbija) is one of the 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 2,031,697, according to the 2011 census.
In July 2009, the Serbian parliament adopted a new law in which Serbia was divided into seven statistical regions.  According to the law, territory of present-day Šumadija and Western Serbia was divided into two statistical regions - Western Region (Serbian: Zapadni region / Западни регион) and Central Region (Serbian: Centralni region / Централни регион). However, in May 2010, the law was modified and Western and Central region were merged into a single statistical region whose name is Šumadija and Western Serbia.
The statistical region of Šumadija and Western Serbia is composed of 8 administrative districts:
Cities and towns
The largest cities and towns of the region are:
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