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
CountryBosnia and Herzegovina
EntityRepublika Srpska
Geographical regionBosanska Krajina
Government
 • MayorMiroslav Kodžoman (SNSD)
 • Municipality388.37 km2 (149.95 sq mi)
Population
(2013 census)
 • Town
5,879
 • Municipality
34,966
 • Municipality density90/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Area code(s)51
Websitewww.laktasi.net

Laktaši (Serbian Cyrillic: Лакташи) is a town and municipality located in Republika Srpska, an entity of Bosnia and Herzegovina. As of 2013, the town has a population of 5,879 inhabitants, while the municipality has 34,966 inhabitants.

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
YearPop.±% p.a.
196126,021—    
197125,997−0.01%
198127,676+0.63%
199129,910+0.78%
201334,966+0.71%

According to the 2013 census results, the municipality of Laktaši has a population of 34,966 inhabitants.

Ethnic groups[edit]

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

Economy[edit]

The following table gives a preview of total number of registred employed people per their core activity (as of 2016):[4]

Activity Total
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 261
Mining and quarrying 17
Manufacturing 2,754
Distribution of power, gas, steam and air-conditioning 124
Distribution of water and water waste management 135
Construction 925
Wholesale and retail, repair 2,784
Transportation and storage 437
Hotels and restaurants 365
Information and communication 17
Finance and insurance 20
Real estate activities 2
Professional, scientific and technical activities 26
Administrative and support services 5
Public administration and defence 162
Education 225
Healthcare and social work 146
Art, entertainment and recreation 54
Other service activities 36
Total 8,495

Sport[edit]

The most prominently known local sports team is basketball team KK Igokea based in Aleksandrovac. KK Igokea is regular competitor in the regional Adriatic League and one of the two teams from Bosnia and Herzegovina that played in Euro Cup. The local football club, FK Laktaši, plays in the Second League of Republika Srpska.

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nacionalni Sastav Stanovništva SFR Jugoslavije" (PDF). stat.gov.rs (in Serbian). Republički zavod za statistiku (Srbija). Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 24 December 2016.
  2. ^ "Nacionalni Sastav Stanovništva SFR Jugoslavije" (PDF). stat.gov.rs (in Serbian). Republički zavod za statistiku (Srbija). Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2016. 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.
  4. ^ "Cities and Municipalities of Republika Srpska 2017" (PDF). rzs.rs.ba (in Serbian). December 2017. Retrieved 17 October 2018.

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 44°54′N 17°18′E / 44.900°N 17.300°E / 44.900; 17.300