Paraćin

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Paraćin
Параћин
Municipality and Town
Paraćin.JPG
Coat of arms of Paraćin
Coat of arms
Location of the municipality of Paraćin within Serbia
Location of the municipality of Paraćin within Serbia
Coordinates: 43°52′N 21°25′E / 43.867°N 21.417°E / 43.867; 21.417Coordinates: 43°52′N 21°25′E / 43.867°N 21.417°E / 43.867; 21.417
Country Serbia
DistrictPomoravlje
Settlements35
Government
 • MayorSaša Paunović (DS)
Area[1]
 • Municipality542 km2 (209 sq mi)
Population (2011 census)[2]
 • Town24,573
 • Municipality54,267
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code35250
Area code+381 35
Car platesPN
Websitewww.paracin.rs
 
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Paraćin
Параћин
Municipality and Town
Paraćin.JPG
Coat of arms of Paraćin
Coat of arms
Location of the municipality of Paraćin within Serbia
Location of the municipality of Paraćin within Serbia
Coordinates: 43°52′N 21°25′E / 43.867°N 21.417°E / 43.867; 21.417Coordinates: 43°52′N 21°25′E / 43.867°N 21.417°E / 43.867; 21.417
Country Serbia
DistrictPomoravlje
Settlements35
Government
 • MayorSaša Paunović (DS)
Area[1]
 • Municipality542 km2 (209 sq mi)
Population (2011 census)[2]
 • Town24,573
 • Municipality54,267
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code35250
Area code+381 35
Car platesPN
Websitewww.paracin.rs

Paraćin (Serbian Cyrillic: Параћин, pronounced [pâratɕin]) is a town and municipality in Serbia, located in the valley of the Velika Morava river, north of Kruševac and southeast of Kragujevac. In 2011 the town has total population of 24,573 and it has a civil airport, also known as Davidovac Airport.

History[edit]

8th century BC Basarabi pottery was found with the depiction of domestic cock.[3] The Roman fort at Momčilov Grad produced a great number of coins of Byzantine Emperor Justinian (525–565).[4]

Geography[edit]

List of villages in the municipality of Paraćin, along with number of residents (2002 census):

Notable citizens[edit]


International relations[edit]

Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Paraćin is twinned with:

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