List of Former and Proposed Municipalities of Belgrade - Former Municipalities

Former Municipalities

The least deals with all the municipalities which existed on the territory of the modern City of Belgrade since 1945, regardless if they were administratively part of Belgrade during their existence or not.

  • Batajnica - now part of the municipality of Zemun (see the "Proposed municipalities" below).
  • Beljina - short-lived municipality created in 1956. Consisted of the villages of Beljina, Arnajevo, Manić and Rožanci. Already in 1957 it was abolished and annexed to the municipality of Barajevo to which it still belongs. If it would exist today, it would have a population of only 2,737 according to the census of population of 2002 and would be the second least populous municipality in the entire Serbia, after Crna Trava in the Jablanica District.
  • Bežanija - municipality abolished and annexed to the municipality of Novi Beograd in 1955.
  • Boljevci - now part of the municipality of Surčin (incorporated into Zemun 1965-2003).
  • Borča - municipality abolished in 1955 and annexed to the municipality of Krnjača, which in turn was incorporated into the municipality of Palilula in 1965. See Dunavski Venac below at "Proposed municipalities".
  • Dobanovci - now part of the municipality of Surčin (incorporated into Zemun 1965-2003; see "Proposed municipalities" below).
  • Draževac - municipality abolished in the 1960s and annexed to the municipality of Obrenovac.
  • Dudovica - municipality abolished in the 1960s and annexed to the municipality of Lazarevac. Technically, it was never municipality of Belgrade as Lazarevac was not part of the City of Belgrade at that time (it was part of the Valjevo District), but it was located on the territory of the modern metropolitan area of Belgrade.
  • Grabovac - municipality abolished in the 1960s and annexed to the municipality of Obrenovac.
  • Istočni Vračar - municipality created on September 1, 1955 with division of the municipality of Vračar. Merged with the municipality of Neimar and the part of the municipality of Terazije on January 1, 1957 to re-create the municipality Vračar.
  • Karaburma - municipality created on September 1, 1955, on January 3, 1957 incorporated into the municipality of Palilula. It had an estimated population of 10,000 while it existed. Modern local communities which make the modern neighborhood of Karaburma had a combined population of 34,343 in 2002.
  • Krnjača - municipality was much enlarged in 1955 when the municipalities of Borča, Ovča and Padinska Skela were annexed to it. However, in 1965 Krnjača was itself incorporated into the municipality of Palilula (see Dunavski Venac at the "Proposed municipalities" below). Today, it would have a population of 72,704 (2002).
  • Lekino Brdo - municipality created in 1952, incorporated into the municipality of Voždovac on September 1, 1955. It had an estimated population of 25,000. The neighborhood was known as Pašino Brdo until the 1950s when was renamed Lekino Brdo, but the original name was restored in the late 1990s.
  • Mali Mokri Lug - municipality abolished on January 1, 1957 and incorporated into the municipality of Zvezdara. Other settlements in the municipality (Kaluđerica, Leštane, Vinča) were later detached and annexed to the municipality of Grocka. If it would exist today, the municipality would have a population of 48,764 (2002).
  • Neimar - municipality merged with the municipality of Istočni Vračar and the part of the municipality of Terazije on January 1, 1957 to (re-)create the municipality Vračar.
  • Ovča - municipality abolished in 1955 and annexed to the municipality of Krnjača, which in turn was incorporated into the municipality of Palilula in 1965. See Dunavski Venac below at the "Proposed municipalities".
  • Padinska Skela - municipality abolished in 1955 and annexed to the municipality of Krnjača, which in turn was incorporated into the municipality of Palilula in 1965. See Dunavski Venac below at the "Proposed municipalities".
  • Ralja - municipality abolished in the 1960s and annexed to the municipality of Sopot.
  • Ripanj - municipality abolished and incorporated into the municipality of Voždovac in the 1960s. (see Avalski Venac at the "Proposed municipalities" below).
  • Ropočevo, municipality abolished in the 1950 and annexed to the municipality of Sopot.
  • Skadarlija - municipality abolished on January 1, 1957 and annexed to the municipality of Stari Grad.
  • Skela - municipality abolished in the 1960s and annexed to the municipality of Obrenovac.
  • Stari Đeram - municipality abolished on January 1, 1957 and incorporated into the municipality of Zvezdara.
  • Stepojevac - municipality abolished in 1960 and divided between the municipalities of Lazarevac and Barajevo (villages of Veliki Borak and Šiljakovac).
  • Stubline - municipality abolished in the 1960s and annexed to the municipality of Obrenovac.
  • Terazije - municipality abolished on January 1, 1957 and divided between the municipalities of Stari Grad and Vračar.
  • Topčidersko Brdo - municipality merged with Zapadni Vračar on January 1, 1957 to create the municipality of Savski Venac.
  • Umčari - municipality abolished in the 1960s and annexed to the municipality of Grocka. Prior to that, it was part of the Vračar District to 1955, then of the Smederevo district. It comprised the villages of Umčari, Begaljica, Dražanj, Živkovac, Kamendol, Brestovik and Pudarci. It had an estimated population of 10,500 in 1959, while if it would exist today it would have a population of 11,616 in 2002.
  • Umka - municipality was abolished in 1960 and divided between the municipalities of Barajevo (villages of Vranić and Meljak) and Čukarica (villages of Umka, Rucka, Pećani, Velika Moštanica, Sremčica). It had an estimated population of 10,500 in 1959, while if it would exist today it would be three times more populous: 33,426 in 2002. (see Posavski Venac below, at the proposed municipalities).
  • Vrčin - now part of the municipality of Grocka (see Avala at the "Proposed municipalities" below).
  • Zapadni Vračar - municipality created on September 1, 1955 with division of the municipality of Vračar. Merged with the municipality of Topčidersko Brdo on January 1, 1957 to create the municipality of Savski Venac.
  • Žarkovo - now part of the municipality of Čukarica. As a minor village, Čukarica split from the municipality of Žarkovo in 1911, but today it is Žarkovo which belong to the municipality of Čukarica.
  • Železnik - now part of the municipality of Čukarica (see Posavski Venac below).

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