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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
(Miloš Obrenović) , 1780–1860, prince of Serbia (1817–39, 1858–60), founder of the Obrenović dynasty and of modern Serbia.
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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.