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Kragujevac

(krä`go͞oyĕväts'), city (1991 pop. 147,305), S central Serbia. The economic and cultural center of the Sumadija region, Kragujevac's industries include the manufacture of motor vehicles and munitions, vegetable canning, and flour milling. First mentioned in 17th cent., the city was the cultural and political center of Serbia when it served (1818–39) as MilošMiloš
or Milosh
(Miloš Obrenović) , 1780–1860, prince of Serbia (1817–39, 1858–60), founder of the Obrenović dynasty and of modern Serbia.
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 Obrenović's capital.

Kragujevac

 

a city in Yugoslavia, in the Socialist Republic of Serbia, on the Lepenica River (a tributary of the Morava). Population, 71,000 (1971).

In the past, Kragujevac was known mainly as the center of the agricultural district of the fertile Sumadija Valley, where grain, melons, tobacco, and vegetables are grown. Under the people’s power, Kragujevac has become an industrial city. It has a variety of machine-building enterprises, including an automobile plant. Local plants produce metal parts, radio equipment, and agricultural implements. There are leather, wood-products, flour, and dairy plants.

Kragujevac

a town in E central Serbia and Montenegro, in Serbia; capital of Serbia (1818--39); automobile industry. Pop.: 145 890 (2002)
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A MAZ bus assembly plant has been in operation in the Serbian city of Kragujevac since 2010.
Project Description : The EBRD is considering providing a loan of up to EUR 15 million to the City of Kragujevac (the City ) for long-term financing of urban transport infrastructure and procurement of waste collection trucks.
The Client : City of Kragujevac ( Kragujevac or the City )
Serbia expects a 25% rise in the value of its exports this year to around EUR11bn with the automotive industry accounting for about 20% of the total including production from the Fiat plant in the central city of Kragujevac.

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