Laktaši

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Laktaši
Лакташи
Serbian Orthodox church in Laktaši
Serbian Orthodox church in Laktaši
Coat of arms of Laktaši
Coat of arms
Location of Laktaši (municipality) within Republika Srpska
Location of Laktaši (municipality) within Republika Srpska
Laktaši is located in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Laktaši
Laktaši
Location of Laktaši (town)
Coordinates: 44°54′N 17°18′E / 44.900°N 17.300°E / 44.900; 17.300
Country  Bosnia and Herzegovina
Entity  Republika Srpska
Geographical region Bosanska Krajina
Government
 • Mayor Miroslav Kodzoman (SNSD) [1]
Area
 • Total 388,37 km2 (14,995 sq mi)
Population (2013 census)
 • Total 36,848
 • Density 94,9/km2 (2,460/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Area code(s) 51

Laktaši (Serbian Cyrillic: Лакташи) is a town and municipality in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is situated in the Republika Srpska entity near the city of Banja Luka.

Geography[edit]

It is located between municipalities of Gradiška and Srbac in the north, Prnjavor in the east, Čelinac in the south, and Banja Luka in the west.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1971 25,997 —    
1981 27,676 +6.5%
1991 29,910 +8.1%
2013 34,966 +16.9%

The ethnic composition of the municipality:

Ethnic group Population
1971[1]
Population
1981[2]
Population
1991
Population
2013[3]
Serbs 21,986 21,642 24,438 33,462
Croats 2,731 2,512 2,584 521
Bosniaks/Muslims 341 244 506 112
Yugoslavs 84 2,260 1,491 -
Others 855 1,072 891 871
Total 25,997 27,676 29,910 34,966

Sport[edit]

The local football club, FK Laktaši, plays in the Second League of Republika Srpska. It is most prominently known for its successful Basketball team KK Igokea based in Aleksandrovac. They are the most recent Bosnian League champions and are one of the 2 teams from Bosnia and Herzegovina playing in the Adriatic League and are regular competitors in the Euro Cup.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nacionalni Sastav Stanovništva SFR Jugoslavije" (PDF). stat.gov.rs (in Serbian). Republički zavod za statistiku (Srbija). Retrieved 24 December 2016. 
  2. ^ "Nacionalni Sastav Stanovništva SFR Jugoslavije" (PDF). stat.gov.rs (in Serbian). Republički zavod za statistiku (Srbija). Retrieved 24 December 2016. 
  3. ^ "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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Coordinates: 44°54′N 17°18′E / 44.900°N 17.300°E / 44.900; 17.300