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Voždovac
Вождовац
Municipality

Coat of arms
Location within the City of Belgrade
Location within Serbia
Coordinates: 44°47′N 20°29′E / 44.783°N 20.483°E / 44.783; 20.483Coordinates: 44°47′N 20°29′E / 44.783°N 20.483°E / 44.783; 20.483
Country  Serbia
City Belgrade
Status Municipality
Settlements 5
Government
 • Type Municipality of Belgrade
 • Mun. president Dragan Vukanić (SNS)
Area
 • Total 148 km2 (57 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 157,152
 • Density 1,062/km2 (2,750/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 11040
Area code(s) +381 11
Car plates BG

Voždovac is one of 17 municipalities that make up the City of Belgrade, the capital of Serbia.

The neighborhood of Voždovac is 4–5 km south of downtown Belgrade. The name Voždovac come from the word vožd which means leader.

Due to its shape, it borders more municipalities than any other: Vračar on the north, Zvezdara on the north-east, Grocka on the east, Sopot on the south, Barajevo on the south-west, Čukarica and Rakovica on the west and Savski Venac on the north-west.

International cooperation

Voždovac is twinned with following cities and municipalities:[1]

And has signed friendship charters with following cities and municipalities:

References

  1. [1] Stalna konferencija gradova i opština. Retrieved on 2007-06-18.
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