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The Morava Banovina or Morava Banate (Serbo-Croatian : Моравска бановина / Moravska banovina), was a province (banovina) of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia between 1929 and 1941. This province consisted of parts of present-day Central Serbia (including Vučitrn and Podujevo in Kosovo) and it was named after the Morava Rivers. The capital city of the Morava Banovina was Niš.
According to the 1931 Constitution of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia,
In 1941, the World War II Axis Powers occupied the Morava Banovina and it was made part of German and Bulgaria -occupied Serbia and Italian-occupied Albania. Following World War II, the region was made a part of Serbia within a federal Socialist Yugoslavia.
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