Petrovo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Town hall in Petrovo
Location of Petrovo within Bosnia and Herzegovina
|Country||Bosnia and Herzegovina|
|• Mayor||Ozren Petković|
|• Municipality||143.9 km2 (55.6 sq mi)|
|• Municipality density||45/km2 (120/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
Petrovo (Serbian Cyrillic: Петрово; previously Bosansko Petrovo Selo / Босанско Петрово Село) is a town and municipality located in Republika Srpska, an entity of Bosnia and Herzegovina. As of 2013, the town has a population of 2,322 inhabitants, while the municipality has 6,474 inhabitants.
The municipality was formed from parts of the pre-war municipalities of Gračanica and Lukavac (the other parts of the pre-war municipalities are now in the other Bosnian entity of Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina).
The municipality was formed by Bosnian Serb authorities during the war. Bosnian government never recognised this decision and officially municipality was created after the signing of the Dayton Agreement. Bosnian serb authorities also changed the name of the municipality to Petrovo from Bosansko Petrovo Selo. The municipality existed before, however, was dismantled in the 1960s. It belonged to Gračanica and Lukavac as well.
According to the 2013 census results, the municipality has 6,474 inhabitants.
The ethnic composition of the municipality:
The following villages are constituents of Petrovo municipality:
The "Saint Nikola Monastery" of the Serbian Orthodox Church is located in the Petrovo municipality.
Twin municipalities – Sister municipalities
- "Popis 2013 u BiH – Petrovo". statistika.ba (in Bosnian). Retrieved 22 December 2018.
- "ПОТПИСАН СПОРАЗУМ О БРАТИМЉЕЊУ ОПШТИНА БОРОВО (РХ) И ОПШТИНА ПЕТРОВО (РС)" (PDF). Retrieved 2013-03-10.