Lučani

Lučani
Лучани
Town and municipality
Town Hall Entrance

Coat of arms

Location of the municipality of Lučani within Serbia
Coordinates: 43°52′N 20°08′E / 43.867°N 20.133°E / 43.867; 20.133Coordinates: 43°52′N 20°08′E / 43.867°N 20.133°E / 43.867; 20.133
Country  Serbia
Region Šumadija and Western Serbia
District Moravica
Settlements 36
Government
  Mayor Slobodan Jolović
Area[1]
Area rank 74th in Serbia
  Town 1.99 km2 (0.77 sq mi)
  Municipality 454.76 km2 (175.58 sq mi)
Elevation 308 m (1,010 ft)
Highest elevation 420 m (1,380 ft)
Lowest elevation 293 m (961 ft)
Population (2011 census)[2]
  Rank 77th in Serbia
  Town 5,142
  Town density 2,600/km2 (6,700/sq mi)
  Municipality 20,897
  Municipality density 46/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 32240
Area code +381(0)32
Car plates LU
Website www.lucani.rs

Lučani (Serbian Cyrillic: Лучани) is a town and municipality located in the Moravica District of western Serbia. The population of the town is 5,142, while the population of the municipality is 20,897.

Perhaps the most famous village in the municipality is Guča, where the annual trumpet festival is held.

Settlements

Aside from the town of Lučani, the municipality includes the following settlements:

Demographics

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
194832,333    
195334,412+1.25%
196133,336−0.40%
197131,646−0.52%
198129,708−0.63%
199127,167−0.89%
200224,614−0.89%
201120,897−1.80%
Source: [3]

In the town of Lučani there are 5,142 inhabitants, while the average age of the population is 38,3 years (37,8 with men and 38,7 with women). There are 7,298 homes in the municipality and the average number of people living together is 2,86.

The municipality is largely inhabited by Serbs (97.9%), and in the last few years, a sharp rise in the number of inhabitants was noted.

Graph showing the Lučani population change in the 20th Century
Lučani ethnicities in 2011
Serbs
98.00%
Montenegrins
0.78%
Yugoslavs
0.13%
Croats
0.11%
Macedonians
0.06%
Hungarians
0.04%
Slovaks
0.02%
Other
0.62%

Economy

Lučani is home to the chemical defence company Milan Blagojević - Namenska which employs around 1,300 people (as of 2017). Also, Maxima color manufacturer has its factory in Lučani.

The following table gives a preview of total number of employed people per their core activity (as of 2016):[4]

Activity Total
Agriculture, forestry and fishing57
Mining5
Processing industry1,760
Distribution of power, gas and water193
Distribution of water and water waste management59
Construction71
Wholesale and retail, repair353
Traffic, storage and communication175
Hotels and restaurants121
Media and telecommunications7
Finance and insurance18
Property stock and charter-
Professional, scientific, innovative and technical activities91
Administrative and other services28
Administration and social assurance164
Education291
Healthcare and social work203
Art, leisure and recreation52
Other services44
Total3,693

Notable people

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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 July 2014. Retrieved 11 January 2017.
  4. "ОПШТИНЕ И РЕГИОНИ У РЕПУБЛИЦИ СРБИЈИ, 2017" (PDF). stat.gov.rs (in Serbian). Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia. Retrieved 20 February 2018.

See also

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