Location of Živinice within Bosnia and Herzegovina.
|Country||Bosnia and Herzegovina|
|• Municipality president||(SDP)|
|• Total||291 km2 (112 sq mi)|
|Population (2013 census)|
|• Density||210/km2 (500/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Area code(s)||+387 35|
The origin of the name Živinice is still not established. According to M. Hadžijanić Živinice was mentioned in a Turkish document of 1764 as "Živinice called Uskopči, probably (Oskovci) in nahija Tuzla".
In the 1991 census, the municipality of Živinice had 54,783 inhabitants, of which there were:
- 49,011 Bosniaks (80.34%)
- 2,096 Croats (7.25%)
- 2,525 Serbs (6.43%)
- 1,101 Yugoslavs (3.88%)
- and 1,135 others or unknown (2.07%)
The town of Živinice itself had 11,956 residents. By the last documents, Živinice had 12,102 residents.
Bašigovci, Brnjica, Djedino, Dubrave Donje, Dubrave Gornje, Dunajevići, Đurđevik, Gračanica, Kovači, Kršići, Kuljan, Lukavica Donja, Lukavica Gornja, Odorovići, Priluk, Spreča, Suha, Svojat, Šarenjak - Hornica, Šerići, Tupković Donji, Tupković Gornji, Višća Donja, Višća Gornja, Vrnojevići, Zelenika, Zukići, Živinice Gornje, Brcanine, Šišici, Mestrici, Zenuni.
- Adnan Babajić, singer
- Boris Živković, footballer
- Dragan Perić, athlete
- Denijal Pirić, retired footballer
- Elvir Rahimić, footballer
- Jasmin Fejzić, football goalkeeper
- Mirsad Bešlija, footballer
- Jusuf Nurkić, basketball player
- Official results from the book: Ethnic composition of Bosnia-Herzegovina population, by municipalities and settlements, 1991. census, Zavod za statistiku Bosne i Hercegovine - Bilten no.234, Sarajevo 1991.
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