|Part of the country||Central Serbia|
|Population ( 2011 )||124.992|
|Population density||35.6 inhabitants / km²|
The Okrug Bor ( Cyrillic : Округ Бор ), often also called Borski Okrug (Cyrillic: Борски округ ), is an okrug (dt. District) in eastern Serbia . The administrative capital is the city of Bor in the Opština Bor of the same name .
The municipalities and their administrative cities in the Bor district:
|local community||Serbian name||Administrative headquarters|
|boron||Opština Bor / Општина Бор||boron|
|Kladovo||Opština Kladovo / Општина Кладово||Kladovo|
|Majdanpek||Opština Majdanpek / Општина Мајданпек||Majdanpek|
|Negotin||Opština Negotin / Општина Неготин||Negotin|
The Bor district has an area of 3,507 km², only 33% of which are flat, the remaining 67% are mountains. Rivers flowing through it are Danube , Timok , Porečka , Kosovica and the smaller Jasenička Reka .
The population of the entire district is 124,992.
Culture and tourism
This district is known for its historical and cultural heritage.
It houses one of the largest palaces of Prince Aleksandar Karađorđević I from 1856, which also served as Miloš Obrenović's quarters . The daserdap hydropower plant is also located on the border with this district.
Another highlight is the Mokranjcevi Dani festival in the town of Negotin, named after Stevan Mokranjac , a famous Serbian composer.
There are many hiking trails, especially in the municipalities of Kladovo and Negotin.
Agriculture in this district is an important economic factor.
On the outskirts of the city of Bor there is also one of the largest copper mines in Europe, the exploitation of which began in 1904. Over the decades, clear indications have emerged that the mine was already used for copper extraction in ancient times .
Another big employer is the chemical industry in Prahovo . However, like many other companies, it is in a poor financial position.
- Official website of the Borski Okrug (Serbian)