Ribnik, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Coat of arms of Ribnik
Coat of arms
Location of Ribnik, Republika Srpska within Bosnia and Herzegovina
Location of Ribnik, Republika Srpska within Bosnia and Herzegovina
Country  Bosnia and Herzegovina
Entity  Republika Srpska
 • Mayor Neđo Stojaković (SNSD) [1]
 • Total 511.1 km2 (197.3 sq mi)
Population (2013 census)
 • Total 6,517
 • Density 12.75/km2 (33.0/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Area code(s) 50

Ribnik (Serbian Cyrillic: Рибник) is a village and a municipality in western Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is situated in the western part of the Republika Srpska entity and the southern part of the Bosanska Krajina region. Ribnik, briefly known as Srpski Ključ (Српски Кључ), was created from part of the pre-war municipality of Ključ (the other part of the pre-war municipality is now in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina).


It is located between municipalities of Oštra Luka in the north, Banja Luka and Mrkonjić Grad in the east, Glamoč in the south, and Istočni Drvar, Bosanski Petrovac, and Ključ in the west.



In 1991, the population of Ribnik village numbered 2,183 people, of whom 2,133 (98%) were Serbs.


In 2006, the majority of inhabitants of municipality were ethnic Serbs.[1]

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Coordinates: 44°27′N 16°49′E / 44.450°N 16.817°E / 44.450; 16.817