Petrovac, Serbia

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Petrovac
Петровац (Serbian)
Petrovac na Mlavi
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Church in Petrovac
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Location of the municipality of Petrovac within Serbia
Coordinates: 44°22′42″N21°25′10″E / 44.37833°N 21.41944°E / 44.37833; 21.41944 Coordinates: 44°22′42″N21°25′10″E / 44.37833°N 21.41944°E / 44.37833; 21.41944
Country Flag of Serbia.svg  Serbia
Region Southern and Eastern Serbia
District Braničevo
Settlements34
Government
  MayorDuško Nedinić (SNS)
Area
[1]
  Municipality655 km2 (253 sq mi)
Elevation
127 m (417 ft)
Population
 (2011 census) [2]
  Town
7,229
  Municipality
30,325
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
12300
Area code +381(0)12
Car plates PT
Website www.petrovacnamlavi.rs

Petrovac (Serbian Cyrillic : Петровац), also known as Petrovac na Mlavi (Serbian Cyrillic : Петровац на Млави, "Petrovac upon(on the) Mlava"; Romanian : Piatra Mlave) is a town and municipality located in the Braničevo District of the eastern Serbia. In 2011, the population of the town is 7,229, while population of the municipality is 30,325.

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History

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

Economy

The following table gives a preview of total number of registered people employed in legal entities per their core activity (as of 2018): [3]

ActivityTotal
Agriculture, forestry and fishing74
Mining and quarrying28
Manufacturing619
Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply56
Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities101
Construction223
Wholesale and retail trade, repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles1,217
Transportation and storage199
Accommodation and food services329
Information and communication62
Financial and insurance activities40
Real estate activities3
Professional, scientific and technical activities176
Administrative and support service activities77
Public administration and defense; compulsory social security298
Education370
Human health and social work activities809
Arts, entertainment and recreation91
Other service activities134
Individual agricultural workers2,142
Total7,048

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