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ABOUT VALJEVO AND SERBIA

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HISTORY OF CITY OF VALJEVO

In nearby village Petnica scientists found first complete neolithic habitat in Serbia, 6000 years old. In Roman time this area, was an integral part of the province Moesia.

Valjevo was mentioned for the first time in 1393 when it was an important staging post on the trade route that connected Bosnia to Belgrade, Valjevo became significant only during stable Ottoman rule in the region during the 16th and 17th centuries. With the beginning of the 19th century, began the historical process, rapid transformation of most of the territory of Serbia. Serbian revolution began with the armed rebellion as the initial phase. Already in 1804, the local Serb population was raised rebellion against the Turkish lords, and succeed to deliver a large part of Serbia. One of the causes for the revolution happened in Valjevo, with killing of two well known knights Ilija Bircanin and Aleksa Nenadovic at bridge over Kolubara by Turks.

20th century, is the century further accelerated the development of settlement, when Valjevo becomes an important industrial, and cultural center. During the First World War in the immediate vicinity of Valjevo has been conducted battle of Kolubara, in the town there was a large hospital for the wounded. The vast destruction the city suffered in World War II, and later wars.

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