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
Coordinates: 44°11′N 19°20′E / 44.183°N 19.333°E / 44.183; 19.333Coordinates: 44°11′N 19°20′E / 44.183°N 19.333°E / 44.183; 19.333
Country  Bosnia and Herzegovina
Entity  Republika Srpska
Government
 • Mayor Ivana Babić (SDS)[1]
Area
 • Total 293.49 km2 (113.32 sq mi)
Population (2013 census)
 • Total 22,473
 • Density 73.7/km2 (191/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Area code(s) 56
Website www.bratunacopstina.com

Bratunac (Cyrillic: Братунац) is a town and municipality located in eastern Bosnia and Herzegovina. The easternmost point of Bosnia and Herzegovina is located in the municipality of Bratunac which lies in the entity Republika Srpska.

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.

Demographics[edit]

A Serbian cemetery of the civil victims of the war.

1948[edit]

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

Latest censuses[edit]

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

Settlements[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2006-12-21. Retrieved 2006-12-21. 
  2. ^ "POPIS STANOVNIŠTVA, DOMAĆINSTAVA I STANOVA U BOSNI I HERCEGOVINI, 2013. REZULTATI POPISA" (PDF). popis2013.ba (in Serbian). Retrieved 15 December 2016. 

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