|Municipality and Town|
Panorama of Tutin
Location of the municipality of Tutin within Serbia
|• Mayor||Semsudin Kucević|
|• Municipality||742 km2 (286 sq mi)|
|Population (2011 census)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Area code||+381 20|
Tutin (Serbian Cyrillic: Тутин) is a town and municipality in the Raška region of 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.
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.
According to the last official census done in 2011, the Municipality of Tutin has 31,155 inhabitants.
Most of Tutin’s population are Bosniaks (90.0%) while 32.4% of the municipality’s population is urban. 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 composition of the municipality:
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.
- Mensur Suljović, (born 1972), darts player
- Saffet Sancaklı, (born 1966), Turkish footballer, politician
Twin towns – Sister cities
Tutin is twinned with:
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