Tutin, Serbia

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Town and municipality
Panorama of Tutin
Panorama of Tutin
Coat of arms of Tutin
Coat of arms
Location of the municipality of Tutin within Serbia
Location of the municipality of Tutin within Serbia
Coordinates: 42°59′N 20°20′E / 42.983°N 20.333°E / 42.983; 20.333Coordinates: 42°59′N 20°20′E / 42.983°N 20.333°E / 42.983; 20.333
Country  Serbia
Region Šumadija and Western Serbia
District Raška
Settlements 93
 • Mayor Šemsudin Kučević (SDA)
 • Municipality 743 km2 (287 sq mi)
Elevation 867 m (2,844 ft)
Population (2011 census)[2]
 • Town 10,094
 • Municipality 31,155
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 36320
Area code +381(0)20
Car plates TT
Website www.tutin.rs

Tutin (Serbian Cyrillic: Тутин) is a town and municipality located in the Raška District of the western Serbia. According to a 2011 census, the municipality of Tutin has a population of 31,155 people. It is the first municipality in Serbia that has renewable wind power.[3]


The former name of Tutin was Donja Dimitrova. At first, it was only a caravan station, while in the beginning of the 19th century it became a settlement with guardian tower and a mosque. In 1831, the army of Bosnian Husein-beg Gradaščević was stationed in it. Name Tutin firstly appeared in 1868 in work of English travelers. According to that work, Tutin had only 7 houses of which 6 belonged to the Bosniak family Hamzagić and one was Serb. Until 1912, Tutin was small settlement with 20 houses. In the 20th century, the settlement was greatly developed: public buildings, a health station, a school and shops were built. It was occupied by Italy between 1941-1943 and Germany between 1943-1944. During the occupiation, it was part of Protectorate of Albania.


Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1948 24,662 —    
1953 27,963 +13.4%
1961 29,959 +7.1%
1971 29,944 −0.1%
1981 32,779 +9.5%
1991 34,631 +5.6%
2002 30,054 −13.2%
2011 31,155 +3.7%
Source: [4]

According to the last official census done in 2011, the Municipality of Tutin has 31,155 inhabitants. Population that lives in urban areas comprises 32.4% of the municipality’s total population. Depopulation is typical for villages because of the migrations to urban and other areas. Population density on the territory of the municipality is 41.99 inhabitants per square kilometer.

Ethnic groups[edit]

Most of Tutin’s population are Bosniaks (90.0%), followed by Muslims and Serbs. Ethnic composition of the municipality:

Ethnic group Population
Bosniaks - 28,320 28,041
Muslims 32,671 222 1,092
Serbs 1,503 1,298 1,090
Romani - - 67
Gorani - - 55
Others 457 214 810
Total 34,631 30,054 31,155

Note: Most of those who in 1991 census declared themselves as Muslims by nationality, in the next census in 2002 declared themselves as Bosniaks, while the smaller number of them still declare themselves as Muslims by nationality.

Notable people[edit]

International relations[edit]

Twin towns – Sister cities[edit]

Tutin is twinned with:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Municipalities of Serbia, 2006". Statistical Office of Serbia. Retrieved 2010-11-28. 
  2. ^ "2011 Census of Population, Households and Dwellings in the Republic of Serbia: Comparative Overview of the Number of Population in 1948, 1953, 1961, 1971, 1981, 1991, 2002 and 2011, Data by settlements" (PDF). Statistical Office of Republic Of Serbia, Belgrade. 2014. ISBN 978-86-6161-109-4. Retrieved 2014-06-27. 
  3. ^ "Biz - Vesti - Prva srpska vetrenjača u Tutinu". B92. Retrieved 2012-01-30. 
  4. ^ "2011 Census of Population, Households and Dwellings in the Republic of Serbia" (PDF). stat.gov.rs. Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia. Retrieved 11 January 2017. 
  5. ^ "Mostar Gradovi prijatelji" [Mostar Twin Towns]. Grad Mostar [Mostar Official City Website] (in Macedonian). Archived from the original on 2013-10-30. Retrieved 2013-12-19. 

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