Rudo

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Rudo
Рудо
Skyline of Rudo
Location of Rudo within Bosnia and Herzegovina
Location of Rudo within Bosnia and Herzegovina
Country Bosnia and Herzegovina
Entity Republika Srpska
Government
 • Mayor Rato Rajak (Radical party)
Area
 • Total 347,63 km2 (13,422 sq mi)
Population (2013 census)
 • Total 8,834
 • Density 25,4/km2 (660/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Area code(s) 58

Rudo (Serbian Cyrillic: Рудо) is a town and municipality in eastern Republic of Srpska near the border with Serbia. It appears in Ivo Andrić's story "The Beys of Rudo." It's famous throughout former Yugoslav republics as the birthplace of the 1st Proletarian Brigade formed by Yugoslav partisans.

Municipality[edit]

Demographics[edit]

1971[edit]

15,982 total

In 1991, the population of the Rudo municipality numbered 11,572 people, including:

  • 8,191 Serbs (70.78%)
  • 3,142 Bosniaks (27.15%)
  • 93 Yugoslavs
  • 5 Croats
  • 141 others

The town of Rudo itself in 1991 had a population of 3,109, including:

  • 2,103 Serbs (68%)
  • 869 Bosniaks (28%)
  • 66 Yugoslavs
  • 3 Croats
  • 68 others

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 43°37′N 19°22′E / 43.617°N 19.367°E / 43.617; 19.367

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