Sunday, 30. June 2013.

Location, climate and population



Negotinska Krajina today is geographically mostly identified with Negotin municipality, which covers 1,089 sq km.

Krajina is located between Serbia, Romania and Bulgaria. Plains, known as Negotinska krajina, is located between rivers Danube and Timok up the hill Vidrovac Badnjevo Bratujevac. Above this line is a flat plateau to the mountains and Deli Jovan table, this whole area is naturally separated from the central and western Serbia. Therefore, and due to the relatively low altitude of the city is about 45 meters above sea level.

Geographic coordinates:

latitude: 44 ° 13 '0 - north

longitude 22 ° 31 '60 - east

Distance from other cities                                
Београд 260 км, Ниш 160 км, Бор 65 км, Зајечар 60 км









Negotin is located on a plain surrounded by mountain ranges (Miroc, Crni Vrh and Deli Jovan) and open space on the eastern and southern sides, which causes all very specific climate of Negotin.

In the winter months, temperatures drop by up to 30 degrees Celsius below zero, and they rarely, the temperatures during the summer reach 40 degrees. Sneg is a regular occurrence in Eastern Serbia. In the higher parts of the snow cover in on the 15th November in the lower approximately 1 December. This part of eastern Serbia has the longest duration of snow cover.

In winter usually blows west and northwest wind. After coming across the mountain Homolje still facing a cold wind, and bring sudden and torrential rainfall. This wind is popularly known as 'gornjak' and represents the most significant wind and in the summer. It is crucial for climate of Negotin time often depends on it. For example, if quietly, Negotin is coldest in Serbia and therefore has the name 'Serbian Siberia'. Kosava is also a frequent winter wind east wind in this area. It's always a cold wind, but weaker than gornjak causes several days of fine snow falling. Still occur severac (north wind) and jugo (south wind).

Vegetation period in the lower parts of Krajina Negotinske begins 5 March and ends on the 25th November, which is not the case for so-called, higher zone where the slightly shorter. Apart from the climate inside Serbia, Krajina Negotinske air is warmer and more suitable for some crops such as grapes, melons, cotton and more. The winters are slightly cooler and usually longer. When the rain clouds come from the Mediterranean or the Atlantic Negotinska Krajina long stays as snow while Central Serbia, but covered with a layer of snow. Conversely, when the wet and cold waves they come from the east or northeast, Negotinska Krajina gets snow cover earlier than other parts of Serbia.





According to the first results of the 2002 census, in the municipality of 43,551 inhabitants live Negotin (excluding residents temporarily residing abroad, of which there are 14,439), which is less than 5,355 inhabitants according to the census of in 1991. year, or by 10.9%.

The municipality consists of 39 villages with a total of 16,597 households.
In the city the 2002 census, he has lived 19,920 inhabitants.

Population trends from 1890s to 2001s

Note: Negotinska Krajina 1890s. had 51 settlement and today only 39 are no longer part of the Brza Palanka, Kupuziste, Glogovica, Koprivnica, Metris ...

For decades Krajina visited the "white plague" so that the population growth rate is -6.7 per thousand per year. Characteristic finding is that more than ten thousand inhabitants of Negotinska krajina is temporarily working in the European Union and the United States, Canada and Australia.