About the local self-government

The city of Pozarevac is one of the largest and most important cities in Eastern Serbia. It consists of 2 urban (the city of Pozarevac and the city municipality of Kostolac) and 25 rural settlements, in which about 75,000 inhabitants live. The town of Pozarevac itself has 44,000 inhabitants, with about 61,000 villages. Pozarevac is the administrative, cultural, educational, health, traffic and economic center of the Branicevski district, which in addition to Pozarevac includes the municipalities of Veliko Gradiste, Golubac, Zabari, Zagubica, Kucevo, Malo Crnice. and Petrovac.

Natural-geographical position

The city of Pozarevac is the administrative, cultural, educational, health, traffic and economic center of the Branicevo district. It is located in the northeastern part of Serbia, about eighty kilometers southeast of Belgrade, at 44 degrees, 37 minutes and 12 seconds of north latitude, and at 21 degrees, 11 minutes and 23 seconds of east longitude, at the headquarters of the fertile Stig. between three rivers: the Danube, the Velika Morava and the Mlava. The city is well connected with the rest of Serbia, and its geographical position gives it numerous benefits. The city is only 80 km from Belgrade, and the Danube is connected by an international used road. Distance from the Belgrade-Nis highway is only 15 km.

The territory of the City of Požarevac covers an area of ​​481 km2, in 25 rural and 2 urban settlements (Požarevac and the City Municipality of Kostolac).


The climate is of a continental altered type, with frequent strong winds. The amount of precipitation is typical for the continental climate and is about 600 mm / m2 per year. It has been noticed that dry and rainy periods alternate every 20 years. The average temperature is 11ᵒC per year.

History of the LSG

The city was first mentioned in 1476, and became famous after the Peace of Požarevac which was concluded in 1718 between Austria, Venice and Turkey. In the period before the creation of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes, it developed as an important border town and trade center, especially during the reign of Prince Miloš Obrenović. The first school in Požarevac and one of the oldest in Serbia was founded within the local Orthodox Church in 1733 (today it is named after Dositej Obradović). The First Nahija Court in Serbia was founded in Požarevac in 1821, the first guard unit in Serbia was founded in 1830. In 1842 the people of Požarevac got a theatre, and in 1915 the first pilot school was founded. On the territory of the city and the district there are extremely rich and numerous archaeological sites, of which the most important are the Golubac Fortress, Margum (Dubravica), Viminacium (Kostolac) and the Rukumija site. In addition to the aforementioned, the most important cultural and historical sites in Požarevac are the Ljubičevo Stable, the Milena Pavlović Barili Gallery and the National Museum.

Today, Požarevac is one of the most important industrial centers in Serbia. The industrial structure is extremely diversified, and the predominant economic branches are: agriculture, energy and food industry. The leaders of the development of the industry of Požarevac in different areas are: Concern of health food “Bambi”, Company “Thermal Power Plants and Mines” Kostolac, “ARIVA Litas”, “Union MZ”. Požarevac is currently one of the main shopping centers in eastern Serbia.

In the area of ​​the city of Požarevac, about 600 companies, 2,000 entrepreneurs, 200 associations and about 100 sports associations and federations are registered.

Existing investment partners in the LSG

  • “Bambi “- a concern of healthy food – production of confectionery and food products
  • “ECOLUX RECYCLING SEE” – a company for plastic recycling and production
  • “Univer Savić” – furniture production
  • “Market parquet” – a company for the sale of laminate flooring and supporting materials.
  • “Bambi Success” – a company for processing and production of coffee.

Reasons for investing in the LSG

  • Good geographical location (proximity to Belgrade, proximity to corridors IV, VII and X, and connection with them)
  • Natural resources
  • Quality agricultural land
  • Rich cultural heritage
  • Traditional cultural events

Name: City of Požarevac, Department for Local Economic Development

Address: Drinska 2, 12000 Požarevac

Phone number: 012/539-678

E-mail: ler@pozarevac.rs

Website: https://www.pozarevac.rs