Odžak

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Odžak

Оџак
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Location of Odžak within Bosnia and Herzegovina
Location of Odžak within Bosnia and Herzegovina
Coordinates: 45°0′38″N 18°19′35″E / 45.01056°N 18.32639°E / 45.01056; 18.32639Coordinates: 45°0′38″N 18°19′35″E / 45.01056°N 18.32639°E / 45.01056; 18.32639
CountryBosnia and Herzegovina
Government
 • Municipality presidentJakov Ivanković (HDZ BiH)
Area
 • Total118 km2 (46 sq mi)
Population
 (2013 census)
 • Total21,289
 • Density180/km2 (500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Area code(s)+387 31
Websitewww.odzak.com

Odžak is a town and municipality located in Posavina Canton of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, an entity of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is situated in the northern part of Bosnia and Herzegovina, near the river of Sava, 10 km (6.2 mi) from the border with Croatia.

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Population of settlements – Odžak municipality
Settlement 1971. 1981. 1991. 2013.
Total 25,901 27,895 30,056 21,289
1 Donja Dubica 3,254 1,472
2 Donji Svilaj 1,576 1,107
3 Gornja Dubica 1,596 918
4 Gornji Svilaj 1,810 673
5 Novi Grad 1,907 362
6 Novo Selo 2,669 1,605
7 Odžak 6,064 7,634 9,386 8,259
8 Posavska Mahala 1,199 849
9 Potočani 2,250 1,332
10 Prud 1,293 941
11 Vrbovac 1,721 1,015

Ethnic composition[edit]

Ethnic composition – Odžak town
2013. 1991. 1981. 1971.
Total 8,259 (100,0%) 9,386 (100,0%) 7,634 (100,0%) 6,064 (100,0%)
Bosniaks 6,185 (74,89%) 6,205 (66,11%) 5,347 (70,04%) 4,760 (78,50%)
Croats 1,682 (20,37%) 1,404 (14,96%) 950 (12,44%) 751 (12,38%)
Others 311 (3,766%) 359 (3,825%) 85 (1,113%) 48 (0,792%)
Serbs 81 (0,981%) 599 (6,382%) 470 (6,157%) 372 (6,135%)
Yugoslavs 819 (8,726%) 740 (9,693%) 81 (1,336%)
Montenegrins 15 (0,196%) 11 (0,181%)
Albanians 14 (0,183%) 27 (0,445%)
Slovenes 5 (0,065%) 2 (0,033%)
Hungarians 5 (0,065%) 10 (0,165%)
Macedonians 3 (0,039%) 2 (0,033%)
Ethnic composition – Odžak municipality
2013. 1991. 1981. 1971.
Total 21,289 (100,0%) 30,056 (100,0%) 27,895 (100,0%) 25,901 (100,0%)
Croats 11,621 (61,74%) 16,338 (54,36%) 15,430 (55,31%) 14,995 (57,89%)
Bosniaks 6,220 (33,05%) 6,220 (20,69%) 5,371 (19,25%) 4,777 (18,44%)
Serbs 582 (3,092%) 5,667 (18,85%) 5 361 (19,22%) 5,881 (22,71%)
Others 340 (1,806%) 684 (2,276%) 376 (1,348%) 97 (0,375%)
Albanians 48 (0,255%) 21 (0,075%) 28 (0,108%)
Roma 8 (0,043%)
Montenegrins 1 (0,005%) 28 (0,100%) 15 (0,058%)
Slovenes 1 (0,005%) 8 (0,029%) 3 (0,012%)
Yugoslavs 1 147 (3,816%) 1 276 (4,574%) 85 (0,328%)
Macedonians 13 (0,047%) 5 (0,019%)
Hungarians 11 (0,039%) 15 (0,058%)

Economy[edit]

Before the Yugoslav Wars Over 5,000 people were employed primarily in industry and agriculture. From the largest industrial facilities were: "Strolit" - over 700 employees, "Energoinvest" - over 460 employees, "Vuntex" - over 400 employees, "Borovo" - about 200, 300 people were in Water Management Company "Posavina", there are also "Izbor", "Ratar", "Novogranja" etc.

Sports[edit]

The local football club is NK Odžak 102.

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