Geographical Regions of Serbia (NOPP31O3)

  • Level of study undergraduate studies
  • Teacher: Ph.D. Mila Pavlović
    M.Sc. Filip Krstić
  • Subject status: obligatory
  • ECTS: 5
  • Semester: V
  • Number of classes: 2+1+1
  • Condition: Passed exam in Dynamic Geomorphology; Applied Climatology and Applied Hydrology.

Students need to acquire knowledge about synthetic regional geographic features of different geographic regions of Serbia. The purpose of this knowledge is to scientifically explain the physiognomic and functional characteristics of the regions. The gols of the subject is to define the geographical basis (natural conditions, demographics, economic structure and settlements) of the spatial and economic development of Serbia.

Based on the objective of the course, students should be able to identify and solve the problem in the region and apply it to spatial planning.

Theoretical lectures

Development and achievements of regional geography of Serbia; Subject, methodology and study task of regional geography; Regional terminology and hierarchy; The princeples and methodology of regionalization; The structure of regions; Etymology and borders of regions; Pannonian macroregion – Vojvodina; Banat; Bačka; Syrmia; Peripannonian Serbia – Posavska Serbia; Podrinjska Serbia and Podgorina; Zapadno Pomoravlje; Veliko Pomoravlje; Šumadija; Stig and Braničevo); Mountainous macroregion – East Serbia Karpatska Serbia and Balkanska Serbia; South Serbia: Vlasina and Krajište, Južno Pomoravlje, Toplica and Jablanica; Southwest Serbia: Metohija, Kosovo, Stari Vlah and Raška and Ibar-Kopaonik region;

Practical lectures

Introducing students with the subject and methods of geographic regionalization. Scientific analysis of the geographical regions of Serbia. Solving different development problems in the regions od Serbia; Cartographic analysis of different regional features; Methodology for the preparation and oral presentation of seminar papers.

Pavlović, M. and Marković, J. (1995). Geografske regije Jugoslavije (Srbija i Crna Gora). Belgrade: Savremena administracija.

Tošić, D. (2012). Principi regionalizacije. Belgrade: University of Belgrade – Faculty of Geography.

Marković, J. (1981). Problemi morfohidrogeneze prirode Jugoslavije. Belgrade: Naučna knjiga.

Rodić, D. and Pavlović M. (1994). Geografija Jugoslavije 1. Belgrade: Savremena administracija.

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