Šumadija Destrict

The Šumadija Destrict (Шумадијски округ, Šumadijski okrug) is locatit in the central pairt o Serbie. It haes a population o 290,900, an the destrict seat is the ceety o Kragujevac. It is namit efter the lairger region o Šumadija.

Šumadijski okrug
Шумадијски округ
Location o Šumadija Destrict in Serbie
Location o Šumadija Destrict in Serbie
Kintra Serbie
CaipitalKragujevac
Govrenment
 • Commissionern/a
Aurie
 • Total2,387 km2 (922 sq mi)
Population
 (2011 census)
 • Total290,900
 • Density121.8/km2 (315/sq mi)
Municipalities6 an 1 ceety
Settlements174
- Ceeties an touns5
- Veelages169

MunicipalitiesEedit

Šumadija Destrict is dividit intae 6 municipalities an Ceety o Kragujevac, which is dividit intae 5 municipalities: Municipalities o the destrict are:

 
Cairt o the Šumadija Destrict

Ceety o Kragujevac is dividit intae municipalities o:

Ethnic groups (2002 census)Eedit

Cultur an historyEedit

In the vicinity o Kragujevac staund several medieval monasteries, includin the Annunciation monastery Divostin frae the thirteent century; the St. Nicholas monastery, believit tae hae existit at the time o the Battle o Kosovo in 1389; an the Drača monastery frae unkent times.

In 1833 the Kragujevac Grammar School, the first Serb-leid grammar schuil sooth o the Sava an Danube rivers, wis foondit in Kragujevac. Ower the last fifty years this ceety o Serbie schuilin haes borne a seembol o grief: in the Memorial Pairk in Šumarice staunds a monument tae the pupils an teachers o this grammar schuil who wur executit in World War II. Seekin tae set a frichtenin ensaumple for aw Serbie, German fascists executit 7,000 ceetizens in Kragujevac ower the course o a single day, 21 October 1941. Amang them wur aboot 300 pupils an 18 teachers, includin 15 boys frae the ages o 8 tae 15.

EconomyEedit

The day Kragujevac is a modren industrial centre o Serbie. The maist famous business is the Zastava caur factory, nou pairt o FIAT, which producit the famous Yugo automobile. An aw prominent are the "21 Oktobar" factory which produces spare caur pairts, an the Zastava Arms fireairms manufacturer.

See an awEedit