Gornji Milanovac


Gornji Milanovac
Gornji Milanovac
Горњи Милановац
—  Municipality and Town  —
Gornji Milanovac at night

Coat of arms
Location of the municipality of Gornji Milanovac within Serbia
Coordinates: 44°01.2691′N 20°27.3572′E / 44.0211517°N 20.4559533°E / 44.0211517; 20.4559533
Country Serbia
District Moravica
Settlements 63
Government
 – Mayor Milisav Mirković
Area[1]
 – Municipality 836 km2 (322.8 sq mi)
Population (2011 census)[2]
 – Town 24,048
 – Municipality 44,438
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 – Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 32300
32301
Area code +381 32
Car plates GM
Website www.gornjimilanovac.rs

Gornji Milanovac (Serbian: Гoрњи Милановац [gɔ̂ːrɲiː mǐlanɔʋat͡s] ( listen)) is a town and municipality located in Serbia at 44.012691° North, 20.273572° East. Its name means "Upper Milanovac" (there is a Lower Milanovac, as well) while Milanovac stems from name "Milan" in the Serbian language. The population of town is 24,048.

The city was founded in 1853. Before 1859 the original name of the city was Despotovac, after the Despotovica river passing by the city. In 1859 the name was changed to Gornji Milanovac at the request of the Prince of Serbia Miloš Obrenović.

Contents

Geography

Gornji Milanovac lies between mountains Rudnik to the north and Vujan to the south.

The city is situated along western side of European route E763, between the cities Ljig to the north and Čačak to the south and the villages Majdan to the north and Preljina to the south.

Main city crossroad branches:

  • To the North, onto road Gornji Milanovac-Kragujevac (see Kragujevac) that crosses with E763 and turns East; the nearest village on the road is Donja Vrbava.
  • To the East, turns South then East through the city, crosses E763 and then goes South through the village of Donja Trepca onto the route 23.
  • To the South, towards E763.
  • To the West, quickly turns North and after five kilometers branches into road Gornji Milanovac-Cestobrodica (see Cestobrodica) to the West; the nearest village on the road is Takovo, where Takovo Uprising begun; and into road Gornji Milanovac-Gornji Banjani (see Gornji Banjani) to the North; the nearest village on the road is Kalimanici.

South of Milanovac, villages Brdjani to the West and Prislonica to the East are connected to E763 with local roads.

International relations

Twin towns — Sister cities

Gornji Milanovac is twinned with:

Gallery

References

  1. ^ "Municipalities of Serbia, 2006". Statistical Office of Serbia. http://webrzs.stat.gov.rs/axd/en/Zip/OG2006webE.zip. Retrieved 2010-11-28. 
  2. ^ (in Serbian) Popis stanovništva, domaćinstava i Stanova 2002. Knjiga 1: Nacionalna ili etnička pripadnost po naseljima. Statistical Office of Serbia. 2003. ISBN 86-84443-00-09.  May be downloaded from: [1]

External links


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Gornji Milanovac — Горњи Милановац Héraldique …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Gornji Milanovac — Горњи Милановац Gornji Milanovac …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gornji Milanovac — Original name in latin Gornji Milanovac Name in other language Gorni Milanovac, Gorni Milanovacas, Gornji Milanovac, ghwrnyy mylanwfats, gwrny mylanwwach, gwrnyy mylanwwas, shang mi la nuo wa ci, Горни Милановац, Горњи Милановац, State code RS… …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Gornji Milanovac — Sp Gòrni Milãnovacas Ap Горњи Милановац/Gornji Milanovac L Serbija …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

  • Metalac Gornji Milanovac — Logo de Metalac Gornji Milanovac Création 1959 Personnages clés Petrašin Jakovljević, Président …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Brdani (Gornji Milanovac) — Brđani (Gornji Milanovac) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Brđani. Brđani Брђани [[Image:|100px|center|Blason]] [[Image:|100px|center|Drapaeau]] …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Kalimanići (Gornji Milanovac) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Kalimanići. Kalimanići Калиманићи Administration Pays …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Brezna (Gornji Milanovac) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Brezna. Brezna Брезна …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Brusnica (Gornji Milanovac) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Brusnica. Brusnica Брусница …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Brđani (Gornji Milanovac) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Brđani. Brđani Брђани Administration Pays …   Wikipédia en Français


We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.