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Nova Varoš
Nova Varoš
(Serbian Cyrillic: Нова Варош, pronounced [nɔ̂v̞aː v̞ǎːrɔʃ]) is a town and municipality located in the Zlatibor District
Zlatibor District
of southwestern Serbia. The municipality of Nova Varoš
Nova Varoš
has a population of 16,638, while the town of Nova Varoš
Nova Varoš
itself has a population of 8,795 inhabitants.

Contents

1 History 2 Geography

2.1 Climate

3 Demographics

3.1 Ethnic groups

4 Settlements 5 Economy 6 Culture 7 Gallery 8 Notable people 9 See also 10 References 11 External links

History[edit] Mounds and archaeological remains of the Celts, Illyrians
Illyrians
and Romans from the early Stone Age are evidence of prehistoric life on the territory of Nova Varoš. In the 12th and 13th centuries, Nova Varoš was experiencing rapid growth. Nova Varoš
Nova Varoš
was first mentioned at the end of the 16th century as Skender Pasha's Palanka, named after its founder, Skender Pasha Đenovljanin, who was from Bosnia. Geography[edit] Nova Varoš
Nova Varoš
is located in southwest Serbia, the main road that connects the north of the country the Montenegrin coast. It is situated at 1000 meters above sea level, and below the northern slopes of mountain Zlatar. Nova Varoš
Nova Varoš
is located in the Dinaric mountain range. North of town is mountain Murtenica, while the south mountain Zlatar. Climate[edit] Nova Varoš
Nova Varoš
has an oceanic climate (Köppen climate classification: Cfb).

Climate data for Nova Varoš

Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year

Average high °C (°F) 0.7 (33.3) 3.4 (38.1) 8.1 (46.6) 11.6 (52.9) 16.4 (61.5) 19.8 (67.6) 22.1 (71.8) 22.4 (72.3) 19.0 (66.2) 14.0 (57.2) 6.8 (44.2) 2.2 (36) 12.21 (53.98)

Daily mean °C (°F) −2.6 (27.3) −0.4 (31.3) 3.7 (38.7) 6.9 (44.4) 11.5 (52.7) 14.8 (58.6) 16.8 (62.2) 17.0 (62.6) 13.7 (56.7) 9.4 (48.9) 3.4 (38.1) −0.7 (30.7) 7.79 (46.02)

Average low °C (°F) −5.8 (21.6) −4.2 (24.4) −0.6 (30.9) 2.3 (36.1) 6.7 (44.1) 9.9 (49.8) 11.6 (52.9) 11.6 (52.9) 8.5 (47.3) 4.9 (40.8) 0.0 (32) −3.6 (25.5) 3.44 (38.19)

Average precipitation mm (inches) 75 (2.95) 66 (2.6) 68 (2.68) 80 (3.15) 104 (4.09) 98 (3.86) 87 (3.43) 76 (2.99) 83 (3.27) 86 (3.39) 97 (3.82) 84 (3.31) 1,004 (39.54)

Source: Climate-Data.org [3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population

Year Pop. ±% p.a.

1948 20,170 —    

1953 21,848 +1.61%

1961 24,770 +1.58%

1971 22,740 −0.85%

1981 22,523 −0.10%

1991 21,812 −0.32%

2002 19,982 −0.79%

2011 16,638 −2.01%

Source: [4]

According to the last official census done in 2011, the Municipality of Nova Varoš
Nova Varoš
has 16,638 inhabitants. Population density on the territory of the municipality is 28.6 inhabitants per square kilometer. Ethnic groups[edit] In 1991, the population of the municipality was composed of: Serbs
Serbs
and Montenegrins (89.20%), Muslims by nationality
Muslims by nationality
(8.51%) and others. In 2002, the population of the municipality was composed of: Serbs (18,001) (90.09%), Bosniaks
Bosniaks
(1,028) (5.15%), Muslims by nationality (502) (2.51%) and others. Most of those who in 1991 census declared themselves as Muslims by nationality, in the next census in 2002 declared themselves as Bosniaks, while the smaller number of them still declare themselves as Muslims by nationality. Ethnic composition of the municipality:

Ethnic group Population

Serbs 14,899

Bosniaks 788

Muslims 526

Yugoslavs 37

Montenegrins 31

Others 357

Total 16,638

Settlements[edit] Aside from the town of Nova Varoš, the municipality includes the following settlements:

Akmačići Amzići Bistrica Božetići Brdo Bukovik Burađa Vilovi Vraneša Gornje Trudovo Debelja Draglica Draževići Drmanovići Komarani Kućani Ljepojevići Miševići Negbina Ojkovica Radijevići Radoinja Rutoši Seništa Tisovica Trudovo Čelice Štitkovo

Economy[edit] The following table gives a preview of total number of employed people per their core activity (as of 2016):[5]

Activity Total

Agriculture, forestry and fishing 68

Mining 10

Processing industry 735

Distribution of power, gas and water 193

Distribution of water and water waste management 71

Construction 89

Wholesale and retail, repair 348

Traffic, storage and communication 232

Hotels and restaurants 189

Media and telecommunications 19

Finance and insurance 28

Property stock and charter -

Professional, scientific, innovative and technical activities 82

Administrative and other services 8

Administration and social assurance 257

Education 238

Healthcare and social work 183

Art, leisure and recreation 42

Other services 39

Total 2,834

Culture[edit]

Janja Monastery Dubnica Monastery

Gallery[edit]

Town Hall

Nova Varoš
Nova Varoš
Cultural Center

Town center

Town buildings

Orthodox Church

Nova Varoš
Nova Varoš
Mosque

Uvac Lake

Notable people[edit]

Gavrilo I, Serbian Patriarch Petar Bojović, military commander and field marshal Ljubinko Drulović, former footballer, 2013 European U19 Championship winnig manager Nemanja Nedović, basketball player, silver medalist at the 2016 Summer Olympics Vladimir Otašević, footballer Bojana Lečić, 2011 Miss Serbia Ivan Šaponjić, footballer, 2015 U-20 World Cup champion

See also[edit]

List of places in Serbia Sandžak

References[edit]

^ "Municipalities of Serbia, 2006". Statistical Office of Serbia. Retrieved 2010-11-28.  ^ "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.  ^ "Climate: Nova Varoš, Serbia". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 14 February 2018.  ^ "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.  ^ "ОПШТИНЕ И РЕГИОНИ У РЕПУБЛИЦИ СРБИЈИ, 2017" (PDF). stat.gov.rs (in Serbian). Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia. Retrieved 20 February 2018. 

External links[edit]

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