Kladanj

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Kladanj

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Location of Kladanj within Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Location of Kladanj within Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Kladanj is located in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Kladanj
Kladanj
Location of Kladanj
Coordinates: 44°13′32″N 18°41′33″E / 44.22556°N 18.69250°E / 44.22556; 18.69250
Country Bosnia and Herzegovina
Entity Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Government
 • Municipality presidentJusuf Čavkunović (SDA)
Area
 • Total325 km2 (125 sq mi)
Elevation
570 m (1,870 ft)
Population
 (=)
 • Total12,348
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Area code(s)+387 35

Kladanj is a town and municipality located in Tuzla Canton of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, an entity of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Kladanj is located on road from Tuzla to Sarajevo along the river Drinjača, at the base of Konjuh mountain.

History[edit]

The first mention of the town of Kladanj dates back to 1138.

The Kuršumlija mosque in Kladanj - its name is derived from the Turkish word for lead (kurşun), due to the dome being covered with it

The first record of Kladanj in Turkish sources is from 1469, referring to the market place Cetvrtkoviste where on Thursdays big fairs were held. In the period of Ottoman rule, Kladanj was mentioned in 1557, as a settlement (kasaba) within the Sarajevo kadiluk (territorial unit) that would further on become a kadiluk itself with Olovo as its part.[1]

Settlements[edit]

BrateljevićiBrdijeljiBrguleBrlošciBuševoCrijevčićiDoleGojakovićiGojsalićiGoletićiJelačićiJošje • Kladanj • KonjevićiKovačićiKrivajevićiLupoglavoMajdanMala KulaMatijevićiMladovoNoćajevićiNovo Naselje - StupariObrćevacOlovciPaučPelemišiPepićiPlahovićiPrijanovićiPrijevorRavneRujićiStarićStupari - CentarStupari - SeloSuljićiTarevoTuholjVelika KulaVranovićiVučinićiZagrađe

Demographics[edit]

1971[edit]

14,015 total

1991[edit]

16,070 total

  • Bosniaks - 11,621

Demographic 2013 Census[edit]

Municipality Nationality
Total
Bosniaks
%
Croats
%
Serbs
%
Kladanj 11,997 97.15 33 0.26 107 0.86 12,348

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Geography[edit]

The land area of the municipality is approximately 325 km2 (125 sq mi). The town is 570 meters above sea level.

Economy[edit]

The lumber industry called "Sokolina" is one of the most vital economic contributors to the municipality.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-03-03. Retrieved 2009-03-30. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ Link text, additional text.
  3. ^ Graovac, Dušan: "Crveni profesor Akif Šeremet", Samobor, 1982
  4. ^ jugosfera (29 August 2013). "Kladanj - muška voda". Retrieved 20 April 2018 – via YouTube.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 44°14′N 18°41′E / 44.233°N 18.683°E / 44.233; 18.683