Čitluk, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Čitluk
Čitluk
Municipality and town
Skyline of Čitluk
Location of Čitluk within Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Location of Čitluk within Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Čitluk is located in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Čitluk
Čitluk
Location of Čitluk
Coordinates: 43°12′N 17°42′E / 43.200°N 17.700°E / 43.200; 17.700
Country  Bosnia and Herzegovina
Government
 • Municipality president Ivo Jerkić (HDZ BiH)
Area
 • Total 181 km2 (70 sq mi)
Population (2013 census)
 • Total 18,552
 • Density 102,5/km2 (2,650/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Area code(s) +387 36
Website http://www.citluk.ba
The coat of arms of the Čitluk municipality.

Čitluk About this sound listen  Latin: Aequum is a town and municipality located in Herzegovina, in southern Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is a municipality of the Herzegovina-Neretva Canton in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Overview[edit]

The municipality includes the village of Međugorje where Marian apparitions have been reported.

Other nearby places are Služanj, Potpolje, Blatnica, Čerin, Hamzići and Gornji Veliki Ograđenik. The rich soil in this area is used for growing wine-producing grapes. Many varieties grown in Brotnjo are popular throughout the world (e.g., Blatina).

Population/Demographics[edit]

1971[edit]

15,359 total

1991[edit]

In 1991, the municipality had a population of 14,709, of which there were

  • 14,544 Croats (98.9%)
  • 110 Bosniaks (0.8%)
  • 19 Serbs (0.1%)
  • 17 Yugoslavs (0.1%) * 19 others (0.1%)

The town of Čitluk had 4,317 residents: with 99% of those being Croats.

Settlements[edit]

BijakovićiBiletićiBlatnicaBlizanciČalićiČerinČitlukDobro SeloDragičinaGradnićiHamzićiKrehin GradacKrućevićiMali OgrađenikMeđugorjePaočaPotpoljeSlužanjTromeđa CityTepčićiVeliki Ograđenik i Vionica.

Sports[edit]

The town is home to the football club NK Brotnjo, and the basketball club HKK Brotnjo.

Notable people[edit]

Twin cities[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 43°12′N 17°42′E / 43.2°N 17.7°E / 43.2; 17.7