|District of Serbia|
Location of Zaječar District in Serbia
|• Commissioner||Mihajlo Jagodić|
|• Total||3,623 km2 (1,399 sq mi)|
|Population (2011 census)|
|• Density||33.1/km2 (86/sq mi)|
|Municipalities||3 and 1 city|
|- Cities and towns||5|
Zaječar District (Serbian: Зајечарски округ, Zaječarski okrug) is a district (okrug) of Serbia. It expands in the eastern part of Serbia. It has a population of 119,967 (2011 census). The Seat of the District is in the city of Zaječar.
It encompasses the municipalities of:
- Serbs = 105,231 (87.72%)
- Vlachs = 6,561 (5.47%)
- Roma = 2,042 (1.70%)
- Macedonians = 234 (0.20%)
- Bulgarians = 223 (0.19%)
- Montenegrins = 140 (0.12%)
- Croats = 119 (0.10%)
Felix Romuliana (Galerius' Palace) in modern Gamzigrad is the birthplace of the Roman Emperor Gaius Galerius Valerius Maxmimianus, in late 3rd century and early 4th century. Because of its archaeological findings, Gamzigrad ranks among the most important late Roman sites in the world. The rich historic material (jewelry, mosaics, coins, tools, arms) found here is a treasure trove of Roman civilization of the 4th century A.D.
Three Roman Emperors were born in the Zaječar District:
Trends of economic development of the Zaječar District lead from crafts and semi-industrial processing of agricultural products over coal exploitation (textile factory, leather factory, brewery, quartz sand mine and coal mine) to the modern plants and high output rate.
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- "Population by ethnicity and sex, by municipalities and cities". Retrieved 14 March 2014.
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