Laktaši

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Laktaši
Лакташи
Serbian Orthodox church in Laktaši
Serbian Orthodox church in Laktaši
Coat of arms of Laktaši
Coat of arms
Location of Laktaši (municipality) within Republika Srpska
Location of Laktaši (municipality) within Republika Srpska
Laktaši is located in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Laktaši
Laktaši
Location of Laktaši (town)
Coordinates: 44°54′N 17°18′E / 44.900°N 17.300°E / 44.900; 17.300
Country  Bosnia and Herzegovina
Entity  Republika Srpska
Geographical region Bosanska Krajina
Government
 • Mayor Miroslav Kodzoman (SNSD) [1]
Area
 • Total 388,37 km2 (14,995 sq mi)
Population (2013 census)
 • Total 36,848
 • Density 94,9/km2 (2,460/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Area code(s) 51

Laktaši (Serbian Cyrillic: Лакташи) is a town and municipality in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is situated in the Republika Srpska entity near the city of Banja Luka.

Geography[edit]

It is located between municipalities of Gradiška and Srbac in the north, Prnjavor in the east, Čelinac in the south, and Banja Luka in the west.

Demographics[edit]

1971[edit]

25,997 total

1991[edit]

According to the 1991 census the Laktaši municipality had a population of 29,910 people, including:

Sport[edit]

Street in Laktaši
Sports hall in Laktaši

The local football club, FK Laktaši, plays in the Second League of Republika Srpska. It is most prominently known for its successful Basketball team KK Igokea based in Aleksandrovac. They are the most recent Bosnian League champions and are one of the 2 teams from Bosnia and Herzegovina playing in the Adriatic League and are regular competitors in the Euro Cup.

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Coordinates: 44°54′N 17°18′E / 44.900°N 17.300°E / 44.900; 17.300