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|Region||Šumadija and Western Serbia|
|• Mayor||Ignjat Rakitić (SNS)|
|• Town||3.90 km2 (1.51 sq mi)|
|• Municipality||670 km2 (260 sq mi)|
|Elevation||497 m (1,631 ft)|
|• Town density||1,700/km2 (4,400/sq mi)|
|• Municipality density||37/km2 (95/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
Raška (Serbian Cyrillic: Рашка, pronounced [râʃkaː]) is a town and municipality located in the Raška District of southwestern Serbia. The municipality has a population of 24,680 people, while the town has a population of 6,574 people (2011 census). It covers an area of 670 km2 (259 sq. mi.). The town is situated on the rivers Raška and Ibar.
According to the 2011 census results, the municipality of Raška has 24,678 inhabitants.
The ethnic composition of the municipality:
The following table gives a preview of total number of registered people employed in legal entities per their core activity (as of 2018):
|Agriculture, forestry and fishing||97|
|Mining and quarrying||460|
|Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply||110|
|Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities||141|
|Wholesale and retail trade, repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles||776|
|Transportation and storage||358|
|Accommodation and food services||816|
|Information and communication||77|
|Financial and insurance activities||38|
|Real estate activities||15|
|Professional, scientific and technical activities||93|
|Administrative and support service activities||149|
|Public administration and defense; compulsory social security||455|
|Human health and social work activities||205|
|Arts, entertainment and recreation||219|
|Other service activities||114|
|Individual agricultural workers||112|
- Filip Zečević, Serbian player
- Branko Jovicic, Serbian and Red Star football player
- Miša Aleksić-Marinko, Chetnik voivode from 1905 to 1918
- Savatije Milošević, Serbian hajduk and Chetnik commander, born in Pavlica
- Serbian Patriarch German
- Goran Bogdanović, Serbian politician
- Đorđe Jokić, Serbian footballer
- Milenković family (Svetozar Milenković (1907-1983), Vida Milenković (1912-1992), and Aleksandar Petrović), Righteous Among the Nations
- Zoran Pešić, Serbian footballer
- Mihailo Petrović (1871-1941), Chetnik
- Lazar Popović, Serbian footballer
- Marko Sočanac, Serbian football player
- Milunka Savić, Serbian hero from the World War I
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