Vukosavlje

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Vukosavlje
Вукосавље
Town and municipality
Coat of arms of Vukosavlje
Coat of arms
Location of Vukosavlje within Republika Srpska
Location of Vukosavlje within Republika Srpska
Coordinates: 44°58′40″N 18°17′18″E / 44.977914°N 18.288331°E / 44.977914; 18.288331Coordinates: 44°58′40″N 18°17′18″E / 44.977914°N 18.288331°E / 44.977914; 18.288331
Country Bosnia and Herzegovina
Entity Republika Srpska
Government
 • Mayor Borislav Rakić
 • Municipality 94.9 km2 (36.6 sq mi)
Population (2013 census)
 • Municipality 4,667
 • Municipality density 49/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Area code(s) 53

Vukosavlje (Serbian Cyrillic: Вукосавље) is a town and municipality located in Republika Srpska, an entity of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is situated in the southern part of the Posavina region. As of 2013, it has a population of 4,667 inhabitants.

The small municipality was created from part of the pre-war municipality of Odžak (the other part of the pre-war municipality is now in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina entity) (settlements: Gnionica, Jošava, Srnava and parts of Ade and Potočana) and some villages from Modriča (Jakeš, Pećnik and Modrički Lug).

Geography

It is located between municipalities of Odžak to the north, Šamac to the east, Modriča to the south, and Brod to the west.

Demographics

2013

In the 2013 census,[1] the municipality of Vukosavlje had 4,667 residents, including:

  • 2,180 (46.71%) Bosniaks
  • 1,516 (32.48%) Serbs
  • 776 (16.62%) Croats
  • 195 (4.17%) others

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