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The city Knjazevac is situated in the region Timočka Krajina, in the eastern part of Serbia . It lies at the confluence of the rivers Trgoviški Timok and Svrljiški Timok, at the foot of the Stara Planina mountain range.

The Surroundings

Knjazevac is a smaller town with the population of about 20 ,000 inhabitants. There are other 17,000 people living in the adjacent villages. Knjazevac lies in a region with beautiful nature. The peaks of the Stara Planina exceed the height of 1400 m. We can also find here valleys with mountain streams or wonderful mountain meadows. The ski resort Babin Zub lies near Knjazevac. About 5 km southwest of the town, you will find the Rgoška Baňa Spa or the sports and recreational facilities Banjica. The extensive forests around the town are rich in wildlife. The whole area is renowned as a popular destination for the lover of hunting.

Sights and Attractions

In Knjazevac you can visit a museum with an exhibition focusing on archaeological, ethnological, historical, artistic and geological exhibits. The Tourist Information Centre Knjazevac will provide specific information about the opportunities and events in and around the town. Approximately 60 km south-west lies the town of Niš . The region Timočka Krajina is a part of the original Roman province Moesia. After the reign of the Emperor Domitian, it was divided into the Upper and the Lower Moesia, while Timočka Krajina stayed a part of the Upper Moesia. Thanks to the history of the region, Knjazevac is an important archaeological site, in addition to being a popular tourist destination and to its beautiful surroundings.


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GPS: 43.5667, 22.258
Altitude: 217 m
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Last update: 2012-10-21 21:56:32

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The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet Activities: paragliding, mountain bikes, fishing, rafting
The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet Pros: bustling destination, splendid sceneries, inexpensive, easy-to-access, beautiful mountains
The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet Cons: unpleasant humidity, chilly in winter, rather expensive
The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet Suitable for: history, festivals, cruises, active vacation, health tourism, romantic vacation, paragliding
The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet Why to go there?: old&new architecture, religious monuments

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