The Town of Kragujevac is the economic, administrative, educational, medical, cultural, and sports centre of Šumadija. It is located at the crossroads of main state roads and highways, right next to the railway and road Corridor no. 10 which connects Kragujevac with the rest of Serbia and Europe. Kragujevac is the administrative centre of the Šumadija administrative District. With 179,417 residents (according to the 2011 census), it is the largest town in Šumadija, and fourth largest in the Republic of Serbia.