Tutin, Serbia

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Tutin
Тутин
Municipality and Town
Coat of arms of Tutin
Coat of arms
Location of the municipality of Tutin within Serbia
Location of the municipality of Tutin within Serbia
Coordinates: 42°59′N 20°20′E / 42.983°N 20.333°E / 42.983; 20.333Coordinates: 42°59′N 20°20′E / 42.983°N 20.333°E / 42.983; 20.333
Country  Serbia
District Raška
Settlements 93
Government
 • Mayor Bajro Gegić
Area[1]
 • Municipality 742 km2 (286 sq mi)
Population (2011 census)[2]
 • Town 9,953
 • Municipality 30,770
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 36320
Area code +381 20
Car plates TT
Website www.tutin.rs

Tutin (Serbian Cyrillic: Тутин) is a town and municipality in the Raška region of Serbia. According to a 2011 census, the municipality of Tutin has a population of 30,770 people. It is the first municipality in Serbia that has renewable wind power.[3]

History[edit]

The former name of Tutin was Donja Dmitrova. At first, it was only a caravan station, while in the beginning of the 19th century it became a settlement with guardian tower and a mosque. In 1831, the army of Bosnian Husein-beg Gradaščević was stationed in it. Name Tutin firstly appeared in 1868 in work of English travelers. According to that work, Tutin had only 7 houses of which 6 belonged to the Bosniak family Hamzagić and one was Serb. Until 1912, Tutin was small settlement with 20 houses. In the 20th century, the settlement was greatly developed: public buildings, a health station, a school and shops were built.

Demographics[edit]

1991 census[edit]

In 1991, the population of the municipality was composed of:

2002 census[edit]

In 2002, the population of the municipality was composed of:

Note: Most of those who in 1991 census declared themselves as Muslims by nationality, in the next census in 2002 declared themselves as Bosniaks, while the smaller number of them still declare themselves as Muslims by nationality.

Notable people[edit]

International relations[edit]

Twin towns – Sister cities[edit]

Tutin is twinned with:


See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities of Serbia, 2006". Statistical Office of Serbia. Retrieved 2010-11-28. 
  2. ^ "2011 Census of Population, Households and Dwellings in The Republic of Serbia: Age and Sex – Data by settlements". Statistical Office of Republic Of Serbia, Belgrade. 2012. ISBN 978-86-6161-023-3. Retrieved 2013-09-11. 
  3. ^ "Biz - Vesti - Prva srpska vetrenjača u Tutinu". B92. Retrieved 2012-01-30. 
  4. ^ "Mostar Gradovi prijatelji" [Mostar Twin Towns]. Grad Mostar [Mostar Official City Website] (in Macedonian). Archived from the original on 2013-10-30. Retrieved 2013-12-19. 

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