Rudo

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Rudo
Рудо
Location of Rudo within Bosnia and Herzegovina
Location of Rudo within Bosnia and Herzegovina
Country Bosnia and Herzegovina
Entity Republika Srpska
Government
 • Mayor Milko Čolaković (SNSD) [1]
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 (Cyrillic: Рудо) is a town and municipality in eastern Bosnia and Herzegovina near the border with Serbia. It appears in Ivo Andrić's story "The Beys of Rudo."

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]

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