Bratunac

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Bratunac
Братунац
Location of Bratunac within Bosnia and Herzegovina
Location of Bratunac within Bosnia and Herzegovina
Coordinates: 44°11′N 19°20′E / 44.183°N 19.333°E / 44.183; 19.333
Country  Bosnia and Herzegovina
Entity  Republika Srpska
Government
 • Mayor Ivana Babić (SDS) [1]
Area
 • Total 293,49 km2 (11,332 sq mi)
Population (2013 census)
 • Total 21,619
 • Density 73,7/km2 (1,910/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Area code(s) 56
Website www.bratunacopstina.com

Bratunac (Cyrillic: Братунац) is a town and municipality located in eastern Bosnia and Herzegovina. The easternmost point of Bosnia and Herzegovina is located in the municipality of Bratunac which lies in the entity Republika Srpska.

History[edit]

Early history[edit]

In 1381, the name Bratunac is mentioned for the first time because of the direct road through Bratunac from Bosnia and Herzegovina to Serbia. At the time, Bratunac was composed of five houses and a population of roughly 30 people. In 1927, Bratunac became a municipality for the first time.

Demographics[edit]

1948[edit]

In 1948 Bratunac had a population of 5,033. (Source: Columbia-Lippincott Gazetteer)

1971[edit]

26,513 total

1991[edit]

In the 1991 Yugoslav census, there were 33,375 inhabitants of Bratunac municipality, made up of:

  • 21,564 Bosniaks (64.2%)
  • 11,479 Serbs (34.2%)
  • 41 Croats (0.1%)
  • 491 others (1.5%)

Notable residents[edit]

Settlements[edit]

AbdulićiBanjevićiBiljačaBjelovacBlječevaBoljevićiBrana Bačići • Bratunac • DubraviceFakovićiGlogovaHrančaHrnčićiJagodnjaJaketićiJelahJežešticaJoševaKonjevićiKrasanovićiKravicaLipenovićiLoznicaMagašićiMihaljevićiMlečvaMratinciOćenovićiOpravdićiPirićiPobrđePobuđePodčaušPolomRakovacRepovacSikirićSlapašnicaStanatovićiSuhaŠiljkovićiTegareUrkovićiVitkovićiVoljavicaVraneševićiZagoniZalužjeZapoljeŽlijebac.

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Coordinates: 44°11′N 19°20′E / 44.183°N 19.333°E / 44.183; 19.333