Berkovići

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Berkovići
Берковићи
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View on Berkovići
Location of Berkovići within Bosnia and Herzegovina
Location of Berkovići within Bosnia and Herzegovina
Country Bosnia and Herzegovina
Entity Republika Srpska
Government
 • Mayor Ranko Lučić (SDS) [1]
Area
 • Total 249,69 km2 (9,641 sq mi)
Population (2013 census)
 • Total 2,272
 • Density 9,1/km2 (240/sq mi)
 • Municipality ?
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Area code(s) 59
Website http://www.opstinaberkovici.com/

Berkovići (Serbian Cyrillic: Берковићи) is a village and a municipality in southern Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Geography[edit]

The municipality is located in the westernmost part of East Herzegovina.

History[edit]

The municipality was created in 1995, after the Bosnian War, out of the Republika Srpska-controlled portions of the pre-war municipality of Stolac (now in Federation of B&H).

Demographics[edit]

The majority of the population of the municipality are Serbs.

In 1991, the population of the town of Berkovići numbered 159 people, including:

In 1991., the population of the municipality of Berkovići numbered 3,510 people, including:

  • 2,111 (60.14%) Serbs
  • 715 (20.37%) Muslims
  • 646 (18.40%) Croats
  • 27 (0.76%) Yugoslavs
  • 11 (0.31%) others and unknown

Settlements[edit]

Berkovići, Bitunja, Brštanik, Dabrica, Hatelji, Ljubljenica, Ljuti Do, Meča, Predolje, Poplat, Strupići, Selišta, Suzina, Šćepan Krst, Trusina and Žegulja, and parts of settlements: Barane, Burmazi, Do, Hodovo and Hrgud.

Economy[edit]

The municipality is underdeveloped and much of the economic activity is agricultural.

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Coordinates: 43°07′N 18°04′E / 43.117°N 18.067°E / 43.117; 18.067