Kladanj

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Kladanj
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Location of Kladanj within Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Location of Kladanj within Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Kladanj is located in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Kladanj
Kladanj
Location of Kladanj
Coordinates: 44°14′N 18°41′E / 44.233°N 18.683°E / 44.233; 18.683
Country  Bosnia and Herzegovina
Government
 • Municipality president Jusuf Čavkunović (SDU BiH)
Area
 • Total 325 km2 (125 sq mi)
Elevation 570 m (1,870 ft)
Population (=)
 • Total 16,000
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Area code(s) +387 35

Kladanj is a town and municipality in Tuzla Canton, Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is administratively part of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina entity.

Kladanj is located on the Tuzla to Sarajevo road along the river Drinjača, at the base of Konjuh mountain.

History[edit]

The first mention of the town of Kladanj dates back to 1138.

The first record of Kladanj in Turkish sources is from 1469, referring to the market place Cetvrtkoviste where on Thursdays big fairs were held. In the period of Ottoman rule, Kladanj was mentioned in 1557, as the settlement (kasaba) within the Sarajevo kadiluk (territorial unit) that would further on become a kadiluk itself with Olovo as its part.[1]

Settlements[edit]

BrateljevićiBrdijeljiBrguleBrlošciBuševoCrijevčićiDoleGojakovićiGojsalićiGoletićiJelačićiJošje • Kladanj • KonjevićiKovačićiKrivajevićiLupoglavoMajdanMala KulaMatijevićiMladovoNoćajevićiNovo Naselje - StupariObrćevacOlovciPaučPelemišiPepićiPlahovićiPrijanovićiPrijevorRavneRujićiStarićStupari - CentarStupari - SeloSuljićiTarevoTuholjVelika KulaVranovićiVučinićiZagrađe

Demographics[edit]

1971[edit]

14,015 total

1991[edit]

16,070 total

  • Bosniaks - 11,621

Geography[edit]

The land area of the municipality is approximately 325 km2 (125 sq mi). The town is 570 meters above sea level.

Economy[edit]

The lumber industry called "Sokolina" is one of the most vital economic contributors to the municipality.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

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Coordinates: 44°14′N 18°41′E / 44.233°N 18.683°E / 44.233; 18.683