Bihać

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Bihać
Бихаћ
City
Bihać
Bihać
Coat of arms of Bihać
Coat of arms
Location of Bihać within Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Location of Bihać within Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Bihać is located in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bihać
Bihać
Location in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Coordinates: 44°49′N 15°52′E / 44.817°N 15.867°E / 44.817; 15.867
Country Bosnia and Herzegovina
Entity The Federation
Canton Una-Sana Canton
Government
 • Municipality president Emdžad Galijašević (SDA)
Area
 • City 163 km2 (63 sq mi)
 • Urban 900 km2 (300 sq mi)
Elevation 230 m (750 ft)
Population (2013 census)[1][better source needed]
 • City 43,007
 • Density 68/km2 (180/sq mi)
 • Urban 61,186
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ZIP code 77000
Area code(s) +387 37
Website www.bihac.org
The Seal and Armorial Bearings of Bihać town from the 14th century.

Bihać (Cyrillic: Бихаћ; pronounced [bǐxaːt͡ɕ]) is a city on the River Una in northwestern Bosnia and Herzegovina, in the Bosanska Krajina region. It has 61,186 inhabitants.[2] Bihać is located in the Una-Sana Canton (Canton I) of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2013 census, municipality of Bihać had 56,621 residents, including:[3]

  • Bosniaks - 49,550 (88.07%)
  • Croats - 3,265 (5.8%)
  • Serbs - 910 (1.61%)
  • Others - 2,536 (4.5%)

Economy[edit]

Bihać inner city panorama

The agricultural sector is significant, due to the large and fertile soil.[4]

Notable people[edit]

Settlements[edit]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ World Gazetteer
  2. ^ "Saopstenje : Dirst Release" (PDF). Bhas.ba. Retrieved 2013-11-23. 
  3. ^ "Census of population, households and dwellings in Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2013: Final results" (PDF). Agency for Statistics of Bosnia and Herzegovina. June 2016. Retrieved 14 July 2016. 
  4. ^ Arnautovic, Marija (21 September 2012), Bosnian Town Preserves Coexistence Legacy: Bihać is one of the few places where conflict failed to drive a wedge between communities, TRI Issue 757, Institute for War and Peace Reporting, retrieved 27 December 2015 

References[edit]

  • Official results from the book: Ethnic composition of Bosnia-Herzegovina population, by municipalities and settlements, 1991. census, Zavod za statistiku Bosne i Hercegovine - Bilten no.234, Sarajevo 1991.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 44°49′N 15°52′E / 44.817°N 15.867°E / 44.817; 15.867