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is a town and municipality located in Serbia
Serbia , officially the Republic of Serbia , is a landlocked country located at the crossroads of Central and Southeast Europe, covering the southern part of the Carpathian basin and the central part of the Balkans...
at 44°40′ North, 20°13′ East. Its name stems from last name "Obrenović
The House of Obrenović was a Serbian dynasty that ruled Serbia from 1815 to 1842, and again from 1858 to 1903. They came to power through the leadership of their progenitor Miloš Obrenović in the Second Serbian uprising against the Ottoman Empire, which led to the formation of the Principality of...
" which in turn stems from name "Obren" in Serbian language
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. In 2003 the municipality has total population of 75,949. Obrenovac is one of Belgrade
Belgrade is the capital and largest city of Serbia. It is located at the confluence of the Sava and Danube rivers, where the Pannonian Plain meets the Balkans. According to official results of Census 2011, the city has a population of 1,639,121. It is one of the 15 largest cities in Europe...
's 17 municipalities.
Obrenovac is situated 30 km south-west of Belgrade near bends of the river Sava to the north. The river Kolubara flows to the east of the town on its way to join the Sava.
There is a coal-fired power station on the outskirts of the town; its chimney is widely visible as the surrounding area is generally flat.
There is a green market in the centre of the town, and also flea market (as of August 2006) to the south of the town on the Valjevo road. The most famous football club from Obrenovac is FK Radnički Obrenovac
FK Radnički Obrenovac is a football club from Obrenovac, Serbia.-History:The greatest club archivements were the 12th place in the First League of Serbia and Montenegro archived in the 2003-04, and the reaching of the quarter-finals of the Cup in 2000-01.-Recent seasons:- Squad :As of November...
; its stadium is beside the Belgrade road. Some of the housing areas in the town are Topolice, Rojkovac, Dudovi and Stočnjak. The oldest school in the town is found next to Topolice. It carries the name of Jovan Popović. The school was built by Miloš Obrenović.
Obrenovac is twinned with following cities and municipalities: Kumanovo
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, Republic of Macedonia
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The Old Town of Bratislava is the historic center and one of the boroughs of Bratislava, in the Bratislava Region of Slovakia. It is coextensive with the smallest Slovak administrative district by area, Bratislava I. It contains the small, but preserved medieval city center, Bratislava Castle and...
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