Resources

HUMAN RESOURCES

According to the Census from 2002 Prijepolje Municipality has 41,188 inhabitants out of which 15,031 live in the urban area and 26,673 of the population (65%) is of work eligible population.

The population of Prijepolje Municipality is relatively young - average age is 36.7

LAND

Prijepolje territory has plenty different scenic areas ranging from valleys close to the river Lim (valleys of - brodarevska, velikopuzanska, ivanjska and prijepoljsko -zaluska, thick forests (Zlatar, Jadovnik, Kamena Gora, Lisa, Pobijenik and Ozren), mountain grazing land (Kamena Gora, Jabuka, Babine, Vrbovo, Stranjani, Aljinovici, Pravoseva...), to canyons (Milesevka, Lim and Dubocica) and water fall Sopotnica.

Agricultural land in this area covers the area of 38,205 ha and represents an important natural resource.

WATER

Prijepolje Municipality is characterized by the high quality hydrological capacities, above all, the Lim River, Mileševka and Seljašnica river courses, and numerous potable water sources. The analysis conducted by the Serbian Health Protection Institute showed that water of all 13 sources located on Prijepolje Territory is potable. Source of high quality selenium rich mineral water is located in the valley of the Seljašnica River (8 km from the town). Water temperature is 14 S, and the capacity is 17 l/min.

The town is supplied with water from the Seljašnica River spring carrying capacity of 220-240 l/s.

ORE

40 million tons of copper, lead and Zink deposits, according to assessment, are locate in Čadinje, close to the industrial zone. Additionally, there smaller deposits of gold, silver and nonmetals.

FORESTS

Prijepolje municipal territory is rich in forests in the areas of Zlatar, Jadovnik, Ozren, Lise, Kamena Gora, Babina, Pobijenik and other mountain areas. These areas are characterized by fresh air and pleasant odor - ethereal oils.

According to «SRBIJAŠUME», Prijepolje Municipality manages 65,523.63 hectares of forests owned by state, out of which 6 ,525.87 hectares are under conifer forests, and 22,220.32 hectares under low forests. Such a forests structure is a great potential for wood processing industry development.

News & Events
11.August 2012.
Established a strategic team to attract foreign ...
To contribute to the economic empowerment of Prijepolje, the owner of the company Emilio Stecher, Mr. Mesa Podbicanin has founded the team to attract foreign investment. The team works for the company Emilio Stecher and deals only with finding foreign investors. In a very short time, they >