Ovsishte village in Central Serbia
It is located between the town of Topola and the city of Kragujevac
Latitude 44.12 (north)
Longitude 20.7333333 (east)
How to get there:
By plane to Belgrade and by bus/car via Mladenovac and Topola to the village
By train from Belgrade or Sofia or Athens to Mladenovac or Kragujevac and by bus/car to the village
Road distance to Belgrade: 100 km.
Road distance to Topola: 7 km.
Road distance to Kragujevac: 25 km.
Post address: 34310 Topola, Shumadija, Serbia
Radoje Domanovic is the most famous person ever born in Ovsishte village!
Born: February 4th, 1873
Ovsishte, Principality of Serbia
Died: August 4th, 1908
Belgrade, Kingdom of Serbia
Occupation: Writer (satirist)
Literary movement: Realism
Radoje Domanovic, February 4th, 1873 - August 4th, 1908) was a Serbian writer and teacher, most famous for his satirical short stories.
Domanovic was born in a village Ovsishte which is located in Topola municipality, Shumadija District. He attended a gymnasium in Kragujevac. Some of his teachers were Pera Djordjevic and Sreten Stojkovic, followers of Svetozar Markovic, who were arrested for an attempt to take control of the local government and displaying a red flag. From 1890 to 1894, Domanović studied at the history and philology department of Belgrade's Grande Ecole (what soon became the University of Belgrade). He read some of his first works to the members of a student organization Pobratimstvo (Bloodbrothers).
In 1893, he published his first work, a short story ...
Ovsishte is a village in central Serbia in the province/district of Shumadija
Ovsishte is located in the municipality of Topola
The location of Ovsishte is situated 31 kilometers north west of the approximate center of Serbia and 72 kilometers south of the capital Belgrade
In the year of 2007 Ovsishte counted 630 registered inhabitants including 624 Serbs (99.04%)
Time zone: Europe/Belgrade +1GMT
Latitude: 44.12 (north)
Longitude: 20.7333333 (east)
Altitude (feet): 1053
Altitude (meters): 320
Approximate population for 7 km radius from Ovsishte: 5662
Climate zone: Cfa, humid subtropical (no dry season, hot summer)
Humid (> 0.65 P/PET)
Elevation: 322 meter
Post code: 34310 Topola, Serbia
Inhabitants: 630 (2002 year census)
Households: 268 (2002 year census)
Weather (June 7th, 2011):
Wind speed: 5 knots
Sunrise time: 04:54 hours
Noon 12:36 hours
Sunset time: 20:18 hours
Day length: 15:24 hours
Sun power: 1139 mW/m2 at noon
Temperature: 27C (at 17:00 hrs.)
Natural hazard zone: ...
Radoje Domanović – A Living Legend from Ovsishte village
Renovated Primary School in Ovsishte village
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