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                          DISTRICT PIROT



Pirot district is on the South – East of serbia.It consists of:

1.      Bela Palanka Municipality, town Bela Palanka

2.      Pirot Municipality, town Pirot

3.      Babusnica Municipality, town Babusnica

4.      Dimitrovgrad Municipality, town Dimitrovgrad

It has population of 116.926 people. The seat of the Municipality is in Pirot.

Pirot is mentioned for the first time in II century AD. Near Pirot there is a Church from the 13th century- St. Petka’s Church and St. Jovan the Baptist Monastery from the end of XIV century is an example of Serbian medieval architecture.

Zvonacka Spa’s healing water is a climate healing sanatorium and it had been used in antic period, and the natural beauties of this region are well known in whole Serbia.

The oldest handicraft which is nowadays a branch of industry is rug industry which made this district as a well known place. The major number of Pirot Economy capacities is located in the industry zone. Industries of rubber, shoemaking paint and lacquer are also good developed here.


with the financial support of European Union

  program Phare Cross-border cooperation Bulgaria - Serbia