Brus

Brus
Брус
Town and municipality
Panoramic view of Brus

Coat of arms

Location of the municipality of Brus within Serbia
Country  Serbia
Region Šumadija and Western Serbia
District Rasina
Settlements 58
Government
  Mayor Milutin Jeličić
Area[1]
  Town 2.71 km2 (1.05 sq mi)
  Municipality 606 km2 (234 sq mi)
Elevation 436 m (1,430 ft)
Population (2011 census)[2]
  Town 4,572
  Town density 1,700/km2 (4,400/sq mi)
  Municipality 16,263
  Municipality density 27/km2 (70/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 37220
Area code +381(0)37
Car plates

Brus (Serbian Cyrillic: Брус, pronounced [brûːs]) is a town and municipality located in the Rasina District of central Serbia. According to the 2011 census, the population of the town is 4,572, while the population of the municipality is 16,293. It is located at 430 metres (1,410 ft) above sea level, just below mountain ski center Kopaonik. The city is surrounded by hills on three levels, where the lowest one is a place where the Grasevka river firths into the Rasina river. On the upper level of the town a fountain of medicinal mineral water is located.

History

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

Settlements

Aside from the town of Brus, the municipality is consisted of the following villages:

Demographics

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
194823,491    
195325,585+1.72%
196125,606+0.01%
197124,581−0.41%
198122,679−0.80%
199121,331−0.61%
200218,764−1.16%
201116,317−1.54%
Source: [3]

According to the 2011 census results, the municipality of Brus has a population of 16,317 inhabitants.

Twin cities

References

  1. "Municipalities of Serbia, 2006". Statistical Office of Serbia. Retrieved 2010-11-28.
  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" (PDF). Statistical Office of Republic Of Serbia, Belgrade. 2014. ISBN 978-86-6161-109-4. Retrieved 2014-06-27.
  3. "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.

Coordinates: 43°22′53″N 21°02′16″E / 43.38139°N 21.03778°E / 43.38139; 21.03778


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