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Nishava, Nis

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The Nišava District is one of nine administrative districts of Southern and Eastern Serbia. It expands to the south-eastern parts of Serbia. According to the 2011 census results, it has a population of 372,404 inhabitants. The administrative center of the district is the city of Niš.
The district is divided into 6 municipalities and the city of Niš, which is divided into 5 municipalities.
The municipalities of the district are: Aleksinac Svrljig Merošina Ražanj Doljevac Gadžin Han
City of Niš is divided into municipalities of: Medijana Niška Banja Palilula Pantelej Crveni Krst

According to the last official census done in 2011, the Nišava District has 376,319 inhabitants.
Ethnic groups Serbs = 351,676 Romani = 11,499 others

Within the city boundaries itself stands the Niš Fortress, which ranks among the most beautiful and best preserved fortresses in the Balkans, built in the late seventeenth century. On the outskirts of Niš is a unique monument - the Skull Tower (Ćele kula) built by the Turks from the skulls and heads of the Serbian warriors who died in the Battle of Čegar in 1809, led by Stevan Sinđelić, against the Turks. After the Turkish victory, this battle was decisive for the failure of the First Serb Uprising.
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  • Pleasant to stroll along at all times of day, but especially at sunset. The fortress walls across the river and the young people hanging out create a nice atmosphere.  more »
  • If you are in nis, you must visit the riverside in the evening as many young people gather around or hangout with their friends and have a beer and enjoy the scenery.  more »
  • Beautiful river, but forgoten Nobody to clean and take care... Sad
  • Great, a huge promenade for a long strall along the river bank and also some relaxing.

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