Aleksandrovac

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Aleksandrovac

Александровац
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View on the city of Aleksandrovac
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Coat of arms
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Location of the municipality of Aleksandrovac within Serbia
Coordinates: 43°27′32″N21°02′47″E / 43.45889°N 21.04639°E / 43.45889; 21.04639 Coordinates: 43°27′32″N21°02′47″E / 43.45889°N 21.04639°E / 43.45889; 21.04639
Country Flag of Serbia.svg  Serbia
Region Šumadija and Western Serbia
District Rasina
Settlements55
Government
  MayorMirko Mihajlovic (independent)
Area
[1]
  Town3.85 km2 (1.49 sq mi)
  Municipality387 km2 (149 sq mi)
Elevation
366 m (1,201 ft)
Population
 (2011 census) [2]
  Town
6,476
  Town density1,700/km2 (4,400/sq mi)
  Municipality
26,522
  Municipality density69/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
37230
Area code +381(0)37
Car plates AC
Website www.aleksandrovac.rs

Aleksandrovac (Serbian Cyrillic : Александровац) is a town and municipality located in the Rasina District of central Serbia. As of 2011, the town has a population of 6,476 inhabitants, while the municipality has 26,522 inhabitants.

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History

From 1929 to 1941, Aleksandrovac was part of the Morava Banovina of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia.

Demographics

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
194832,612    
195334,748+1.28%
196134,540−0.08%
197133,798−0.22%
198133,887+0.03%
199133,215−0.20%
200229,389−1.11%
201126,522−1.13%
Source: [3]

According to the 2011 census results, the municipality of Aleksandrovac has a population of 26,522 inhabitants.

Ethnic groups

The ethnic composition of the municipality: [4]

Ethnic groupPopulation%
Serbs 25,68296.83%
Romani 840.32%
Montenegrins 230.09%
Macedonians 100.04%
Croats 80.03%
Bulgarians 70.03%
Yugoslavs 60.02%
Albanians 50.02%
Others3031.14%
Total26,522

Society and culture

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Fountain of vine

The most popular event is Župska berba, which is held annually from 22 September to 25 September. Aleksandrovac is the headquarters of one of the most successful Yugoslav record labels of all time Diskos.

The town has several sports teams among which the most popular are basketball, volleyball and handball team that plays in the top division in Serbia. Also, it is home to FK Župa Aleksandrovac football team.

Economy

The following table gives a preview of total number of registered people employed in legal entities per their core activity (as of 2018): [5]

ActivityTotal
Agriculture, forestry and fishing85
Mining and quarrying2
Manufacturing2,272
Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply27
Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities111
Construction309
Wholesale and retail trade, repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles755
Transportation and storage171
Accommodation and food services211
Information and communication42
Financial and insurance activities37
Real estate activities1
Professional, scientific and technical activities151
Administrative and support service activities16
Public administration and defense; compulsory social security261
Education494
Human health and social work activities180
Arts, entertainment and recreation82
Other service activities125
Individual agricultural workers1,101
Total6,433

Notable people

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