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Brus

Брус
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Panoramic view of Brus
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Coat of arms
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Location of the municipality of Brus within Serbia
Coordinates: 43°22′53″N21°02′16″E / 43.38139°N 21.03778°E / 43.38139; 21.03778 Coordinates: 43°22′53″N21°02′16″E / 43.38139°N 21.03778°E / 43.38139; 21.03778
Country Flag of Serbia.svg  Serbia
Region Šumadija and Western Serbia
District Rasina
Settlements58
Government
  MayorSaša Milošević
Area
[1]
  Town2.71 km2 (1.05 sq mi)
  Municipality606 km2 (234 sq mi)
Elevation
436 m (1,430 ft)
Population
 (2011 census) [2]
  Town
4,572
  Town density1,700/km2 (4,400/sq mi)
  Municipality
16,263
  Municipality density27/km2 (70/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
37220
Area code +381(0)37
Car plates
Website www.brus.rs

Brus (Serbian Cyrillic : Брус, pronounced  [brûːs] ) is a town and municipality located in the Rasina District of central Serbia. According to the 2011 census, the population of the town is 4,572, while the population of the municipality is 16,293. It is located at 430 metres (1,410 ft) above sea level, just below the Kopaonik ski resort. The city is surrounded by hills on three levels, where the lowest one is a place where the Grasevka river firths into the Rasina river. On the upper level of the town a fountain of medicinal mineral water is located.

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History

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

Settlements

Aside from the town of Brus, the municipality consists of the following villages:

Demographics

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
194823,491    
195325,585+1.72%
196125,606+0.01%
197124,581−0.41%
198122,679−0.80%
199121,331−0.61%
200218,764−1.16%
201116,317−1.54%
Source: [3]

According to the 2011 census results, the municipality of Brus has a population of 16,317 inhabitants.

Economy

The following table gives a preview of total number of registered people employed in legal entities per their core activity (as of 2018): [4]

ActivityTotal
Agriculture, forestry and fishing69
Mining and quarrying2
Manufacturing1,130
Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply25
Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities77
Construction61
Wholesale and retail trade, repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles379
Transportation and storage81
Accommodation and food services268
Information and communication38
Financial and insurance activities28
Real estate activities-
Professional, scientific and technical activities94
Administrative and support service activities24
Public administration and defense; compulsory social security232
Education274
Human health and social work activities197
Arts, entertainment and recreation40
Other service activities65
Individual agricultural workers675
Total3,761

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References

  1. "Municipalities of Serbia, 2006". Statistical Office of Serbia. Retrieved 2010-11-28.
  2. "2011 Census of Population, Households and Dwellings in the Republic of Serbia: Comparative Overview of the Number of Population in 1948, 1953, 1961, 1971, 1981, 1991, 2002 and 2011, Data by settlements" (PDF). Statistical Office of Republic Of Serbia, Belgrade. 2014. ISBN   978-86-6161-109-4 . Retrieved 2014-06-27.
  3. "2011 Census of Population, Households and Dwellings in the Republic of Serbia" (PDF). stat.gov.rs. Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia. Retrieved 11 January 2017.
  4. "MUNICIPALITIES AND REGIONS OF THE REPUBLIC OF SERBIA, 2019" (PDF). stat.gov.rs. Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia. 25 December 2019. Retrieved 28 December 2019.