Istočno Novo Sarajevo

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East New Sarajevo
Istočno Novo Sarajevo
Источно Ново Сарајево
Skyline of East New Sarajevo
Flag of East New Sarajevo
Flag
Coat of arms of East New Sarajevo
Coat of arms
Location of East New Sarajevo within Bosnia and Herzegovina
Location of East New Sarajevo within Bosnia and Herzegovina
Country Bosnia and Herzegovina
Entity Republika Srpska
Government
Area
 • Total 34,69 km2 (1,339 sq mi)
Population (2013 census)
 • Total 11,477
 • Density 330,8/km2 (8,570/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Area code(s) 57
Website http://www.opstinains.net

East New Sarajevo (Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian: Istočno Novo Sarajevo; Serbian Cyrillic: Источно Ново Сарајево), is a municipality in Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina. It was created from part of the pre-war municipality of Novo Sarajevo (the other part of the pre-war municipality is now in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina).

East New Sarajevo is a one of the six municipalities of the City of East Sarajevo (Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian: Grad Istočno Sarajevo; Serbian Cyrillic: Град Источно Сарајево).[1]

Etymology[edit]

The municipality was formerly known as Srpsko Novo Sarajevo (Serbian Cyrillic: Српско Ново Сарајево) and Lukavica (Serbian Cyrillic: Лукавица).

Education[edit]

In East New Sarajevo there is one elementary school "Sveti Sava" (Grades 1–9) and one high school "Srednja stručna škola 28. Juni". Four of faculties that are members of The University of East Sarajevo has their seats in Istočno Novo Sarajevo. Those are Faculty of electrical engineering, Faculty of mechanical engineering, Music academy and Faculty of agriculture.[2]

Economy[edit]

Sport[edit]

The local football club is Slavija Istočno Sarajevo that plays in the Premier League of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Basketball Club Slavija is a basketball club from the City of East Sarajevo (East New Sarajevo municipality) that competes in the National Championship of Bosnia and Herzegovina.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Official Website of municipality of East New Sarajevo
  2. ^ University of East Sarajevo
  3. ^ KK Slavija

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 43°49′12″N 18°21′33″E / 43.82000°N 18.35917°E / 43.82000; 18.35917