Prozor-Rama

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Prozor-Rama
Panoramic view
Panoramic view
Location of Prozor-Rama within Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Location of Prozor-Rama within Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Country Bosnia and Herzegovina
Entity Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Government
 • Municipality president Jozo Ivančević (HDZ 1990)
Area
 • Total 477 km2 (184 sq mi)
Population (2013 census)
 • Total 16,297
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Area code(s) +387 36
Website Official site

Prozor-Rama is a municipality in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The town of Prozor is located in the northern part of the Herzegovina-Neretva Canton. There is Ramsko jezero (Rama Lake).

History[edit]

In the Middle Ages, the King of Hungary held the title of King of Rama named after this region.

On 14–15 October 1942, Chetniks entered Prozor while partaking in Operation Alfa and killed 543 Catholic and Bosniaks civilians under the suspicion that they harbored and aided the Yugoslav Partisans.[1]

Population/Demographics[edit]

1991[edit]

19,760 total

2008[edit]

Spatial plan of Prozor that municipality commisioned in 2010 and drafted by Ecoplan Mostar has demographic estimates for 2008. By this spatial plan, in 2008. in Prozor lived 16,517 residents. In period between 1991. and 2008. Prozor lost 3,243 of its residents, or 16,41% of its population.[2]

Sports[edit]

The area is home to the football club NK Rama, and basketball club HKK Rama.

External links[edit]

Media related to Prozor-Rama at Wikimedia Commons

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tomasevich, Jozo (2001). War and Revolution in Yugoslavia, 1941-1945: Occupation and Collaboration. Stanford University Press. pp. 258–259. ISBN 0-8047-0857-6. 
  2. ^ "Spatial plan of Prozor-Rama municipality, Preliminary draft". Prozor-Rama. Ecoplan Mostar. 2010. Retrieved 2014-10-12. 

Coordinates: 43°49′12″N 17°36′36″E / 43.82000°N 17.61000°E / 43.82000; 17.61000