The municipality of Negotin span in 1089 square km and it’s located on Serbian, Romanian and Bulgaria border.
The God gave all to Negotin – exceptional nature and the climate for the life, proximity to the Danube, Timok river and two European countries, fertile land and exquisite wine. Yet, paradoxically, most people are leaving this land looking for a better life, thousands of kilometers away in foreign lands.
The municipality is predominantly oriented in agriculture and the production of grapes and wine. About 1700 hectares of the municipality is covered by vineyards, which are used for the production of wine with a long tradition of seven centuries.
Production of high quality cereals and vegetables is also very developed, a large area under forests, which are rich in medicinal herbs, mushrooms and other wild fruits as well as various low and high game provides unique opportunities for the export of environmental products as well as for the development of hunting tourism.
Rich historical and cultural heritage, including archaeological finds from Neolithic, the remaining of the Roman culture from the tetrarchy, medieval monasteries and monuments in recent history, which together with the untouched nature and rural tourism are developed municipality Negotin in one of the most attractive tourist destinations in Serbia.
Surrounded by mountains , (MiroÄ, Crni Vrh and Deli Jovan), and open space on the eastern and southern sides, Negotin Municipality is the most continental area of eastern Serbia with warmest summers and coldest winters. In the winter months temperature goes down to 30 degrees Celsius below zero, and during the summer temperature goes up to 40 degrees in the shade.
The city is situated in the central part of the municipality, in the valley just 47 meters above sea level. The development of Negotin as urban settlement starts in the late Middle age, and today is a town of about 19,000 inhabitations.
Although small as a city, Negotin is known as a city with a soul. For it is traditionally associated wine, songs and heroism, and everybody who visit Negotin will feel that.
The History of Krajina
Neolithic traces of man found on the coast of the Danube river in the villages of Prahovo, Dušanovac and Radujevac testify that the territory of Negotinska Krajina was inhabited in the Stone Age.
The results of the studies of archaeological material in Lepenski Vir speaks to more than six thousand years that to the banks of the Danube river in Ðerdap and its immediate hinterland lived people whose material culture was on the high level.
Many nations who lived in east Serbia through the past centuries records progress, development and disappearance of their civilization.