Čitluk, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Čitluk

Читлук
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Čitluk is located in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Čitluk
Čitluk
Location of Čitluk
Coordinates: 43°12′N 17°42′E / 43.200°N 17.700°E / 43.200; 17.700
CountryBosnia and Herzegovina
CantonHerzegovina-Neretva Canton
Government
 • Municipality presidentMarin Radišić (HDZ BiH)
Area
 • Total181 km2 (70 sq mi)
Population
 (2013 census)
 • Total18,552
 • Density102,5/km2 (2,650/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Area code(s)+387 36
Websitehttp://www.citluk.ba

Čitluk (Cyrillic: Читлук About this soundlisten ; Latin: Aequum) is a town and municipality in the Herzegovina-Neretva Canton of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, an entity of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Overview[edit]

The municipality includes the village of Međugorje where Marian apparitions have been reported.

Other nearby places are Služanj, Potpolje, Blatnica, Čerin, Hamzići and Gornji Veliki Ograđenik. The rich soil in this area is used for growing wine-producing grapes. Many varieties grown in Brotnjo are popular throughout the world (e.g., Blatina).

Population/Demographics[edit]

1971[edit]

15,359 total

1991[edit]

In 1991, the municipality had a population of 14,709, of which there were

  • 14,544 Croats (98.9%)
  • 110 Bosniaks (0.8%)
  • 19 Serbs (0.1%)
  • 17 Yugoslavs (0.1%) * 19 others (0.1%)

The town of Čitluk had 4,317 residents: with 99% of those being Croats.

2013 Census[edit]

Municipality Nationality
Total
Bosniaks
%
Croats
%
Serbs
%
Čitluk 29 0.15 17,900 98.67 18 0.09 18,140

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Settlements[edit]

BijakovićiBiletićiBlatnicaBlizanciČalićiČerinČitlukDobro SeloDragičinaGradnićiHamzićiKrehin GradacKrućevićiMali OgrađenikMeđugorjePaočaPotpoljeSlužanjTromeđa CityTepčićiVeliki Ograđenik i Vionica.

Sports[edit]

The town is home to the football club NK Brotnjo, and the basketball club HKK Brotnjo.

Notable people[edit]

Twin cities[edit]

References[edit]

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External links[edit]

Coordinates: 43°12′N 17°42′E / 43.2°N 17.7°E / 43.2; 17.7