The Municipality of Ćuprija is located in the center of the District of Pomoravlje. The area of Ćuprija municipality amounts 287 km². According to the latest official census conducted in 2011, in Cuprija lives 30,645 inhabitants
Owning it to a rather advantageous geographic position, this area had been inhabited from the stone age. That is the best way represented in numerous tools, weapons and ceramic items excavated nearby the cave in the victinity of Ravanica monastery, as well as in Ćuprija itself and its closer victinity. In the iron age, this area had been inhabited by Tracians, big and militant people, Mezi tribe and Tribali tribe.