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Kragujevac (Serbian Cyrillic: Крагујевац, pronounced [krǎɡujeʋat͡s] ) is the fourth largest city in Serbia, the administrative centre of Šumadija District. It is situated on the banks of the Lepenica River. According to the official results of the 2011 census, the city has a population of 179,417 inhabitants. Kragujevac was the first capital of modern Serbia (1818–39); the first constitution in the Balkans was proclaimed in the city in 1835. Further on, the first full-fledged university in the newly independent Serbia was founded in 1838, preceded by the first grammar school, printworks (both in 1833), professional National theatre (1835) and the Military academy (1837). The city was the site of a massacre by the Nazis, in which 2,778 Serb men and boys were murdered. Contemporary Kragujevac is known for its munitions (Zastava Arms) and automobile industry (Fiat Automobili Srbija). Kragujevac is an important university center. University of Kragujevac was established on 21 May 1976, from departments of the University of Belgrade Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Faculty of Economics, which began to work in late 1960s. The University of Kragujevac consists of twelve faculties - six faculties are located in Kragujevac, while the other six faculties are located in Čačak, Kraljevo, Jagodina, Užice and Vrnjačka Banja. It also has two scientific research institutes: the Institute for Field Crops in Kragujevac and Fruit and Grape Research Institute in Čačak.

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Planning a vacation to Kragujevac in Serbia? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. A gripping city on its own right, Nis also deserves a visit. Attractions in Nis include The Belgrade Fortress, Skadarlija, St. Sava Temple. If you want to fly to the destination, you can choose the nearest major airport to take a flight. The nearest major airport is Nis Constantine The Great Airport Terminal. Popular vacation packages of Kragujevac are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Kragujevac*

  • Pollution Statistics in Kragujevac

    Know the pollution level of Kragujevac before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 35 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 35 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 15 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 45 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 55 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 20 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 35 (Low)
  • Kragujevac: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Kragujevac for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Kragujevac.

    • Burglary and Theft 34.38 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 21.88 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 28.13 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 81.25 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 53.13 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 28.13 (Low)
    • Drug offense 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 84.38 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 59.38 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 37.5 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 21.88 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 40.63 (Moderate)
  • Living in Kragujevac - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 63.87 (High)
    • Pollution Index 41.38 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 58.5 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 34.21 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 59.72 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 12.89 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 42.79 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Kragujevac

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Kragujevac

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.12 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.48 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 30.84 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 74.27 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 62.97 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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