Central Banat District
|District of Serbia|
Location of Central Banat District in Serbia
|• Total||3,256 km2 (1,257 sq mi)|
|Population (2011 census)|
|• Density||57.4/km2 (149/sq mi)|
|Municipalities||4 and 1 city|
|- Cities and towns||4|
Central Banat District (Serbian: Средњобанатски округ, Srednjobanatski okrug) is a northeastern district of Serbia. It lies in the region of Banat, in the autonomous province of Vojvodina. It has a population of 186,851. Seat of the District is in the city of Zrenjanin.
In Serbian, the district is known as Srednjobanatski okrug or Средњобанатски округ, in Croatian as Srednjobanatski okrug, in Hungarian as Közép-bánsági körzet, in Slovak as Sredobanátsky okres, in Romanian as Districtul Banatul Central, and in Rusyn as Стредобанатски окрух.
It encompasses the municipalities of:
According to the last census (2011) in this district live:
- Serbs = 134,264 (71.54%)
- Hungarians = 23,550 (12.55%)
- Roma = 7,267 (3.87%)
- Romanians = 4,214 (2.24%)
- Slovaks = 2,135 (1.14%)
- Yugoslavs = 769 (0.4%)
There are many buildings that stand out by their beauty: the Orthodox Church of Assumption from 1746, the Roman Catholic Church in Arač from 13th century and the Roman Catholic Cathedral from 1868 and the Reformatory Church from 1891.
The leading branch is the food-processing industry, integrated under the "Servo Mihalj" Industrial - Agricultural Combine.
Other major representatives of the Zrenjanin economy are: the DD "ZIP" brewery, the DD "Luxol" chemical industry and sugar factory.
However, many companies are in very bad condition, except "Dijamant" oil industry and "Mlekoprodukt" milk factory.
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