About the City
Rural local communities
In the territory of the City of Zrenjanin there are 23 rural local communities. Among them, the settlements of Zlatica and Mužlja are specific. Zlatica is a separate local community, but it functions as a part of the village of Lazarevo, while the settlement of Mužlja, as a suburb, functions as an integral part of the City of Zrenjanin. The rural local communities have a total population of somewhat over 52,000 inhabitants. The biggest village is Melenci (6,563 inhabitants), and the smallest one is Lukino Selo (595). The settlements in the environs of Zrenjanin represent a unique conglomerate of different historical circumstances in which they developed, of culture, traditions, customs, potentials and, therefore, one may well say that the City of Zrenjanin represents "Vojvodina on a small scale" – a harmonious multinational community, with numerous settlements specific by their geographical position, ethnic composition, ethnological heritage or, on the other hand, checkered tourist offer.