Economy

About Vranje

  • First written evidence about Vranje dates from 1093.
    Vranje is administrative, health care, educational and cultural center of Pcinja district.
    The City of Vranje covers the space of 860km2, the number of inhabitants is 87.288.

    Located along the corridor 10 with a distance from big centers:
    - Belgrade 347km
    - Skopje 95km
    - Thessaloniki 300km
    - Sofia 215km
    - Pristine 115km

    Vranje is the city with great industrial and export tradition, qualified and experienced work force. Richness of natural resources provides excellent opportunities for tourism development.

    Vranjska Banja is distanced fromVranje 11km, and 4 km from the highway E-75.
    Vranjska Banja is the warmest spa in Europe. Water temperature is 98, 7 degrees Celsius,and in deeper wells it may be as high as 125 degrees.The water provides great possibilities for treatment of post- traumatic conditions and rheumatic diseases. Over 5.500 domestic and foreign tourists visit the spa each year and the number increases every year.

    Mountain Besna Kobila is distanced fromVranje 40 km, and from Vranjska Banja 30 km. The mountain offers excellent prospects for winter sports as the snow stays even 9 months every year. On 1800 m altitude there is “nebeski put” (the heavenly road) which is unique in Europe,suitable for safari bus, jeep driving, and mountain bicycling.

    Educational institutions provide wide range of profiles, more than 50.Local government, in cooperation with National service for employment, organizes additionalqualification trainings to meet investor's needs.