The city of Belgrade
is divided into 17 municipalities.
Most of the municipalities are situated on the southern side of the Danube
rivers, in the Šumadija
region. Three municipalities (Zemun
, Novi Beograd
, and Surčin
) are on the northern bank of the Sava, in the Syrmia
region, and the municipality of Palilula
, spanning the Danube, is in both the Šumadija and Banat
Municipalities of Belgrade
An urban municipality is a part of the territory of the City of Belgrade, in which certain operations of local self-government laid down by the City Charter are run. Pursuant to the Constitution, legislation, present Charter and bylaws of the urban municipality, the citizens participate in conducting operations of the urban municipality through the councilors elected to the City municipal assembly, civil initiative, local citizens’ meeting and referendum.
The bodies of the urban municipality are:
- Municipal Assembly
- District Council Chairman
- Municipal Council
The number of councilors in the Municipal Assembly ranges from 19 to 75 councilors.
The District Council Chairman presides over the Municipal Assembly, and he/she is a chairperson of the Municipal Council. The Municipal Assembly elects the District Council Chairman among the municipal councilors.
The Municipal Council is composed of the District Council Chairman, Deputy District Council Chairman and at the most 7 members. The Municipal... Read More