Milići, Republika Srpska
Location of Milići within Bosnia and Herzegovina
|Country||Bosnia and Herzegovina|
|• Mayor||Momir Lazarević (SNSD) |
|• Total||279.13 km2 (107.77 sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
Milići is dominated by 'Boksit', a multi-faceted company originally established in 1959 as a bauxite extraction industry. The local football team, FK Boksit Milići, were also established by the company in 1972.
In the 1990s, businessman Rajko Dukić invested in sports development in Milići, and local teams became champions of Republika Srpska in football, chess, bowling and women's handball. He also invested in a large cultural complex occupying the centre of the town, including a museum, motel, pool complex and the 65-metre tall 'Rajko's Tower'.
According to the 2013 census results, the municipality has 11,441 inhabitants.
The ethnic composition of the municipality:
- Bijelo Polje
- Bukovica Donja
- Bukovica Gornja
- Donje Vrsinje
- Gornje Vrsinje
- Nova Kasaba
- Rupovo Brdo
- "Popis 2013 u BiH – Milići". statistika.ba (in Bosnian). Retrieved 29 December 2018.
- Official results from the book Ethnic composition of Bosnia-Herzegovina population, by municipalities and settlements, 1991. Census, Zavod za statistiku Bosne i Hercegovine - Bilten no.234, Sarajevo 1991.
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