a city in Yugoslavia, in the Socialist Republic of Serbia; situated in the Zapadna Morava River valley. Population, 39,000 (1973). Čačak has enterprises of the metalworking, machine-building, woodworking, pulp and paper, ceramics, and food-processing industries. Magnesite is mined nearby.

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Tanjug said ten explosions were heard near Cacak, an industrial town 70 miles south of the capital Belgrade, and a frequent target.
Serbs said four people were killed and 13 injured in the strike on Cacak, 90 miles southwest of Belgrade.
Yesterday the attacks continued, around three Serbian towns - Cacak, Ponikve and Kraljevo.
Nato jets were also said to have struck central Serbia, including areas around the industrial towns of Kraljevo and Cacak, where four missiles caused damage and at least five injuries.
Attacks were reported in Kraljevo, 75 miles south of Belgrade, the industrial town of Pancevo, 12 miles northeast of the capital, and a munitions plant in Cacak.
In central Serbia, Nato attacked near the towns of Kraljevo and Cacak, and on Mt Zlatibor.
Yesterday's targets included the Batajnica military airport just north of Belgrade, a fuel dump near the town of Sombor, and military facilities in Uzice, Kraljevo, Pancevo and Cacak.
It was also reported that several missiles had struck before dawn in central Serbia, near Cacak, site of a huge military factory.
Air raid sirens sounded yesterday in the Yugoslav capital of Belgrade, as well as in Novi Sad, Nis and Cacak, which have all been repeatedly targeted since the campaign began March 24.
Reports said Nato missiles hit an oil refinery at Pancevo, northeast of Belgrade, killing two workers and injuring four, while a 73-year-old woman died and seven people were injured in an attack on Cacak, a southern industrial town 50 miles south of the capital.
resilience in 27 flood affected municipalities: Obrenovac, Lazarevac, Cacak, Trstenik, Varvarin, Kragujevac, Jagodina,
In the past two years, the boy from Cacak has left his familiar surroundings and moved to Portugal, before shortly heading over to Merseyside.