Doboj East

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Doboj East
Добој Исток
Location of Doboj East within Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Location of Doboj East within Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Country  Bosnia and Herzegovina
 • Municipality president Kemal Bratić (SDA)
 • Total 41 km2 (16 sq mi)
Population (2013 census)
 • Total 10,866
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Area code(s) +387 35

Doboj East (Doboj Istok/Добој Исток) is a small municipality in the Tuzla Canton of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It was created after the Dayton peace agreement in 1998 by seceding from the municipality Doboj.


It consists of the local communities of Lukavica Rijeka, Stanić Rijeka, Klokotnica, Velika Brijesnica and Mala Brijesnica.


Doboj East is sutiated between the municipalities of Gračanica and Doboj, on the left side of the Spreča river, in the Spreča valley, surrounded by the Trebava mountain. It is mainly a rural municipality, densely populated and has a high birth rate.


The area of present-day Doboj East was populated since the Middle Ages, and according to some written documents the first time Brijesnica Mala and Klokotnica were mentioned is in 1528. and Lukavica Rijeka and Stanić Rijeka in 1533.


The main industries in Doboj East are agriculture, textile industry and food industry.


Most tourists come to Doboj East for hunting, fishing and adventure tourism.

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Coordinates: 44°44′00″N 18°11′20″E / 44.7333°N 18.1889°E / 44.7333; 18.1889