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Country  Serbia
Settlements  35
Postal code  35250
Local time  Thursday 4:38 AM
District  Pomoravlje
Time zone  CET (UTC+1)
Area  542 km²
Number of airports  1
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Region  Šumadija and Western Serbia
Weather  11°C, Wind SE at 6 km/h, 75% Humidity

Paraćin (Serbian Cyrillic: Параћин, [pâratɕin]) is a town and municipality located in the Pomoravlje District of the central Serbia. It is located in the valley of the Velika Morava river, north of Kruševac and southeast of Kragujevac. In 2011 the town has total population of 24,573 and has a civil airport.


Map of Para%C4%87in, Serbia


8th century BC Basarabi pottery was found with the depiction of domestic cock. The Roman fort at Momčilov Grad produced a great number of coins of Byzantine Emperor Justinian (525–565).

From 1929 to 1941, Paraćin was part of the Morava Banovina of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia.


Apart from the town of Paraćin, the municipality includes the following settlements, along with number of residents (2002 census):

Notable citizens

  • Ana Nikolić, Serbian pop singer
  • Bojan Krkić, Spanish footballer of Serbian origin
  • Ivana Sert, Serbian-Turkish TV personality, model, and fashion designer.
  • Marčelo, Serbian hip hop musician
  • Nenad Đorđević, Serbian footballer
  • Ivica Radosavljević, Serbian / Swiss basketball player
  • Vojkan Dimitrijevic - Meja , Legend of Paracin
  • Twin towns — Sister cities

    Paraćin is twinned with:

  • Eleftherio-Kordelio, Greece
  • Perdika, Greece
  • Murska Sobota, Slovenia
  • Jablanica, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • References

    Paraćin Wikipedia