The Zlatibor district is named after the mountain Zlatibor. It is located in the western part of Serbia and it is a border region with Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro.
It is a large district with an area of 6,140 km2 including 11 towns and 427 villages. The administrative center is Uzice. Other notable cities are Bajna Basta, Nova Varos, Prijepolje, Kosjeric, Arilje and they are each very different cities.
This area offers amazing tourist attractions and among the most popular are in the countryside. These include the mountains of Zlatibor and Tara; Lake Perucac; the Drina River, which is a natural border between Serbia and Bosnia; the ethno village of Mokra Gora built by film director Emir Kusturica; the memorial Kadinjaca; and many monasteries of the Serbian Orthodox Church.
This area is also known for its food (meat and milk processing industry). A strong metal industry is built on copper in Uzice and aluminum in Sevojno aluminum, as well as a new wave of the garment industry in Nova Varos and Arilje.