Sutjeska (Zemun)

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Template:Unreferenced Sutjeska (Serbian Cyrillic: ????????) is an urban neighborhood of Belgrade, the capital of Serbia. It is located in Belgrade's municipality of Zemun.

Location

Sutjeska is located west of the old core of Zemun. It is bordered by the neighborhoods of Sava Kova?evi? on the west (bounded by the Šilerova street), Gornji Grad on the north (Ugrinova?ka street), Novi Grad's sub-neighborhood of Vojni Put I on the south-west (Pazova?ki put), while Prvomajska street marks the southern border of the neighborhood.

Characteristics

The neighborhood is predominantly residential, with 7,446 inhabitants by the 2002 census of population. It has its own ambulance and elementary school.

It was named after the Battle of Sutjeska which took place in 1943 between Partisans and the Axis forces, where Partisan leader Sava Kova?evi? was killed. Interestingly, back-to-back neighborhoods of Blok Sutjeska and Blok Sava Kova?evi? also exist in another Belgrade's neighborhood, Krnja?a, in the municipality of Palilula.

Zemun Ba?ka

Zemun Ba?ka is the northernmost extension of the neighborhood and unlike the rest of Sutjeska, mostly industrial area. In the north it extends in the direction of Nova Galenika while the neighborhood of Altina begins just west, across the Belgrade-Novi Sad highway. A roundabout of the bus lines 18 and 83, which connect Zemun with downtown Belgrade is located in the neighborhood.

Ba?ki Ilovik

North-west extension. It is a triangularly shaped and bounded by the streets of Ba?ka on the east, Ugrinova?ka on the north and Pazova?ki put on the south, it is mostly inhabited by the Romani people. Several companies for collecting old materials (iron, aluminium, paper, etc.) are located in the neighborhood.

Meandri

North-east, residential extension, bounded by the streets of Zagorska on the south, Rade Kon?ara on the east and Ugrinova?ka on the north. The name means meanders.

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