Central Bosnia Canton

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Central Bosnia Canton
Srednjobosanski kanton
Županija Središnja Bosna
Flag Coat of arms
Status Canton of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Capital
and largest city
Travnik
Official languages Bosnian and Croatian
Ethnic groups (1991) 43.10% Bosniaks
38.57% Croats
12.30% Serbs
6.03% others
Demonym Central Bosnian
Government Parliamentary system
 -  Prime Minister Tahir Lendo
Legislature Assembly of the Central Bosnia Canton
Canton of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
 -  Establishment 12 June 1996 
Area
 -  Total 3,189 km2
1,231.3 sq mi
Population
 -  2013 census 273,149
 -  Density 85.65/km2
221.84/sq mi
GDP (nominal) 2013 estimate
 -  Total BAM 1,276.830 million
 -  Per capita BAM 4674.48
Currency BAM
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 -  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Date format dd-mm-yyyy
Drives on the right

The Central Bosnia Canton (Bosnian: Srednjobosanski kanton, Croatian: Županija Središnja Bosna) is the sixth of 10 cantons of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Geography[edit]

It is located in the center of the country, to the west of Sarajevo. The center of canton government is Travnik.

Municipalities[edit]

The canton is split into the municipalities of Bugojno, Busovača, Dobretići, Donji Vakuf, Fojnica, Gornji Vakuf - Uskoplje, Jajce, Kiseljak, Kreševo, Novi Travnik, Travnik, Vitez.

Demographics[edit]

Of the ten cantons comprising the Federation of Bosnia Herzegovina, Central Bosnia Canton is one of two cantons,[citation needed] the other being the Herzegovina-Neretva Canton, which have an ethnically mixed population of Muslim and Croat peoples. In ethnically mixed Cantons there are special legislative procedures for the protection of the constituent ethnic groups. Muslims form a majority in the municipalities of Bugojno, Donji Vakuf, Fojnica, Gornji Vakuf - Uskoplje and Travnik. Croats form a majority in the municipalities of Busovača, Dobretići, Jajce, Kreševo, Kiseljak, Novi Travnik and Vitez.

Population of Central Bosnian Canton by 1991 census *
Municipalities by 1991 borders All Muslims Croats Serbs Yugoslavs Others
Travnik 70.747 31.813 26.118 7.777 3.743 1.296
Novi Travnik 30.713 11.625 12.162 4.097 2.132 697
Vitez 27.859 11.514 12.675 1.501 1.377 792
Busovača 18.879 8.451 9.093 623 510 202
Kiseljak 24.164 9.778 12.550 740 600 496
Kreševo 6.731 1.531 4.714 34 251 201
Fojnica 16.296 8.024 6.623 157 407 1.085
Gornji Vakuf/Uskoplje 25.181 14.063 10.706 110 158 144
Bugojno 46.889 19.697 16.031 8.673 1.561 927
Donji Vakuf 24.544 13.509 682 9.533 593 227
Jajce 45.007 17.380 15.811 8.663 2.496 657
New municipalities and villages (1995) added to CBC All Muslims Croats Serbs Yugoslavs Others
Municipality Dobretići (1991 part of Skender Vakuf municipality) 4.944 3 4.720 158 19 42
Vlasinje (1991 part of Mrkonjić grad municipality) 1.133 975 149 1 2 6
Kruševo Brdo II (1991 part of Kotor Varoš municipality) 399 0 0 395 1 3
New municipalities and villages (1995) removed from CBC All Muslims Croats Serbs Yugoslavs Others
Ljuša (1991 part of Donji Vakuf municipality) 172 0 0 169 3 0
Municipality Jezero (1991 part of Jajce municipality) 1949 756 95 1032 44 22
Municipalities by 1991 borders All Muslims Croats Serbs Yugoslavs Others
Central Bosnian Canton 1991 341365 147608 (43%) 131939 (39%) 41261 (12%) 13805 (4%) 6753 (2%)
  • Border between two entities have also divided some settlements, but the differences should be minimal. However, because so this is not exact data.

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Coordinates: 44°06′N 17°39′E / 44.100°N 17.650°E / 44.100; 17.650