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Raška, Serbia

Raška
Рашка
Municipalities and cities of Vojvodina
Map of municipalities of Vojvodina
Coat of arms of Raška
Coat of arms
Location of the municipality of Raška within Serbia
Location of the municipality of Raška within Serbia
Country Serbia
District Raška
Settlements 61
Government
 • Mayor Cvetić Radenko
Area[1]
 • Municipality 670 km2 (260 sq mi)
Population (2011 census)[2]
 • Town 6,574
 • Municipality 24,680
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 36350
Area code +381 36
Car plates RA
Website

Raška (Serbian Cyrillic: Рашка, pronounced ) is a town and municipality in south-central Serbia. The municipality has a population of 24,680 people, while the town has a population of 6,574 people (2011 census). It covers an area of 670 square kilometres. The town is situated on the rivers Raška and Ibar.

History

From 1929 to 1941, Raška was part of the Zeta Banovina of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia.

In December 2013 whilst excavating the village of Rudnica in Raška, EULEX found the remains of Kosovo-Albanians from the Kosovo War; there are believed to be up to 250 Kosovo Albanians buried in Rudnica.[3]

Notable people

References

  1. ^ . 
  2. ^ "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". Statistical Office of Republic Of Serbia, Belgrade. 2014.  
  3. ^ "EULEX: Human remains found in Rudnica". B92. 13 December 2013. Retrieved 15 December 2013. 

External links

  • Official Raška municipality web site

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