Bratunac

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Bratunac

Братунац
Coat of arms of Bratunac
Coat of arms
Location of Bratunac within Bosnia and Herzegovina
Location of Bratunac within Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bratunac is located in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bratunac
Bratunac
Location within Bosnia and Herzegovina
Coordinates: 44°11′02″N 19°19′51″E / 44.18389°N 19.33083°E / 44.18389; 19.33083Coordinates: 44°11′02″N 19°19′51″E / 44.18389°N 19.33083°E / 44.18389; 19.33083
CountryBosnia and Herzegovina
EntityRepublika Srpska
Government
 • MayorIvana Babić (SDS)[1]
 • Municipality293.49 km2 (113.32 sq mi)
Population
 (2013 census)
 • Town
8,359
 • Municipality
20,340
 • Municipality density69/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Area code(s)56
Websitewww.bratunac.info

Bratunac (Cyrillic: Братунац) is a town and municipality located in easternmost part of Republika Srpska, an entity of Bosnia and Herzegovina. As of 2013 census, it has a population of 20,340 inhabitants.

History[edit]

Early history[edit]

In 1381, the name Bratunac is mentioned for the first time because of the direct road through Bratunac from Bosnia and Herzegovina to Serbia. At the time, Bratunac was composed of five houses and a population of roughly 30 people. In 1927, Bratunac became a municipality for the first time.

Settlements[edit]

Aside from the town of Bratunac, the municipality consists of the following settlements:

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
196123,149—    
197126,513+1.37%
198130,333+1.36%
199133,375+0.96%
201320,340−2.23%
A Serbian cemetery of the civil victims of the war.

According to Columbia-Lippincott Gazetteer, in 1948 Bratunac had a population of 5,033.

Ethnic groups[edit]

According to the 2013 census, the municipality of Bratunac has Serbs majority with 12,350 inhabitants (60.72%), followed by 7,803 Bosniaks (38.36%) and 33 Croats (0.16%). The ethnic composition of the municipality:

Ethnic group Population
1971
Population
1991
Population
2013[2]
Serbs 12,820 11,479 12,350
Bosniaks 13,428 21,564 7,803
Croats 50 41 33
Yugoslavs 15 223 -
Others 200 291 154
Total 26,513 33,375 20,340
Data by settlements
Ethnic structure of population of Bratunac municipality, by settlements, 2013 census
Settlement total Bosniaks Croats Serbs others
Biljača 306 301 0 5 0
Bjelovac 207 2 0 205 0
Bratunac 7,827 730 27 6,997 73
Dubravice 270 0 0 270 0
Glogova 920 914 0 6 0
Hranča 368 259 0 99 0
Hrnčići 780 0 0 0 0
Ježeštica 345 0 0 345 0
Konjevići 735 735 0 0 0
Krasanovići 287 156 0 130 1
Kravica 567 0 0 0 0
Magašići 527 236 2 289 0
Mihaljevići 233 231 0 2 0
Opravdići 275 23 0 252 0
Pobuđe 1,286 1,286 0 0 0
Polom 217 0 0 216 1
Rakovac 433 36 0 388 9
Repovac 352 13 3 336 0
Slapašnica 304 37 0 266 1
Suha 396 202 1 193 0
Urkovići 504 504 0 0 0
Voljavica 419 417 0 2 0
Zagoni 316 18 0 298 0
Žlijebac 272 0 0 272 0

Economy[edit]

The following table gives a preview of total number of registred employed people per their core activity (as of 2016):[3]

Activity Total
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 42
Mining and quarrying -
Manufacturing 558
Distribution of power, gas, steam and air-conditioning 55
Distribution of water and water waste management 49
Construction 94
Wholesale and retail, repair 328
Transportation and storage 57
Hotels and restaurants 101
Information and communication 13
Finance and insurance 27
Real estate activities 2
Professional, scientific and technical activities 40
Administrative and support services 5
Public administration and defence 147
Education 255
Healthcare and social work 83
Art, entertainment and recreation 9
Other service activities 55
Total 1,920

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2006-12-21. Retrieved 2006-12-21.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "POPIS STANOVNIŠTVA, DOMAĆINSTAVA I STANOVA U BOSNI I HERCEGOVINI, 2013. REZULTATI POPISA" (PDF). popis2013.ba (in Serbian). Retrieved 15 December 2016.
  3. ^ "Cities and Municipalities of Republika Srpska 2017" (PDF). rzs.rs.ba (in Serbian). December 2017. Retrieved 21 October 2018.

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