Central Bosnia Canton

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Central Bosnia Canton

Srednjobosanski kanton[1]
Kanton Središnja Bosna[2]

Srednjobosanski kanton (bs)
Županija Središnja Bosna (hr)
Средњoбосански кантон (sr)
Canton
Flag of Central Bosnia Canton
Flag
Coat of arms of Central Bosnia Canton
Coat of arms
Location of the Central Bosnia Canton
Location of the Central Bosnia Canton
Coordinates: 44°06′N 17°39′E / 44.100°N 17.650°E / 44.100; 17.650
Country Bosnia and Herzegovina
Entity Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Main city Travnik
Municipalities Bugojno, Busovača, Dobretići, Donji Vakuf, Fojnica, Gornji Vakuf, Jajce, Kiseljak, Kreševo, Novi Travnik, Travnik, Vitez
Government
 • Head of canton Tahir Lendo (SDA)
Area
 • Total 3,189.0 km2 (1,231.3 sq mi)
Population (2013 census)[3]
 • Total 273,149
 • Density 85,65/km2 (22,180/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code BA-06
Website http://www.sbk-ksb.gov.ba/

The Central Bosnia Canton, officially the Central Bosnia Canton[1] (Bosnian: Srednjobosanski kanton[1] ) and County of Central Bosnia[2] (Croatian: Županija Središnja Bosna[2]) is the sixth of 10 cantons of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Geography[edit]

It is located in the center of the country, to the west of Sarajevo. The center of canton government is Travnik.

Municipalities[edit]

The canton is split into the municipalities of Bugojno, Busovača, Dobretići, Donji Vakuf, Fojnica, Gornji Vakuf - Uskoplje, Jajce, Kiseljak, Kreševo, Novi Travnik, Travnik, Vitez.

Demographics[edit]

This canton has an ethnically mixed population of Bosniaks and Croats. The largest ethnic group in the canton are Bosniaks (living mostly in the municipalities of Jajce, Novi Travnik, Travnik, Donji Vakuf, Bugojno, Gornji Vakuf - Uskoplje, Vitez, Busovaca, Fojnica and Kiseljak), and the second largest are Croats (living mostly in the municipalities of Jajce, Dobretići, Novi Travnik, Vitez, Busovača, Kiseljak, Kreševo, Gornji Vakuf - Uskoplje and Fojnica).

Population of Central Bosnian Canton by 1991 census *
Municipalities by 1991 borders All Bosniaks Croats Serbs Yugoslavs Others
Travnik 70.747 31.813 26.118 7.777 3.743 1.296
Novi Travnik 30.713 11.625 12.162 4.097 2.132 697
Vitez 27.859 11.514 12.675 1.501 1.377 792
Busovača 18.879 8.451 9.093 623 510 202
Kiseljak 24.164 9.778 12.550 740 600 496
Kreševo 6.731 1.531 4.714 34 251 201
Fojnica 16.296 8.024 6.623 157 407 1.085
Gornji Vakuf/Uskoplje 25.181 14.063 10.706 110 158 144
Bugojno 46.889 19.697 16.031 8.673 1.561 927
Donji Vakuf 24.544 13.509 682 9.533 593 227
Jajce 45.007 17.380 15.811 8.663 2.496 657
New municipalities and villages (1995) added to CBC All Bosniaks Croats Serbs Yugoslavs Others
Municipality Dobretići (1991 part of Skender Vakuf municipality) 4.944 3 4.720 158 19 42
Vlasinje (1991 part of Mrkonjić grad municipality) 1.133 975 149 1 2 6
Kruševo Brdo II (1991 part of Kotor Varoš municipality) 399 0 0 395 1 3
New municipalities and villages (1995) removed from CBC All Bosniaks Croats Serbs Yugoslavs Others
Ljuša (1991 part of Donji Vakuf municipality) 172 0 0 169 3 0
Municipality Jezero (1991 part of Jajce municipality) 1949 756 95 1032 44 22
Municipalities by 1991 borders All Bosniaks Croats Serbs Yugoslavs Others
Central Bosnian Canton 1991 341365 147608 (43%) 131939 (39%) 41261 (12%) 13805 (4%) 6753 (2%)
  • Border between two entities have also divided some settlements, but the differences should be minimal. However, because so this is not exact data.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c The Constitution of the Central Bosnia Canton (bosnian) Official name of canton is Central Bosnia Canton
  2. ^ a b c The Constitution of the County of Central Bosnia (croatian) Official name of canton is County of Central Bosnia
  3. ^ "First release". Federal Office of Statistics, Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. June 30, 2011. 

Coordinates: 44°06′N 17°39′E / 44.100°N 17.650°E / 44.100; 17.650