Zenica-Doboj Canton

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Zenica-Doboj Canton

Zeničko-dobojski kanton[1]

Zeničko-dobojski kanton (bs)
Zeničko-dobojska županija (hr)
Зеничко-добојски кантон (sr)
Flag of Zenica-Doboj Canton
Flag
Coat of arms of Zenica-Doboj Canton
Coat of arms
Location of the Zenica-Doboj Canton
Location of the Zenica-Doboj Canton
Coordinates: 44°14′N 18°12′E / 44.233°N 18.200°E / 44.233; 18.200Coordinates: 44°14′N 18°12′E / 44.233°N 18.200°E / 44.233; 18.200
CountryBosnia and Herzegovina
EntityFederation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Established1995; 25 years ago (1995)
Cantonal seatZenica
Municipalities12 municipalities
Government
 • Prime MinisterMirza Ganić (SDA)
 • President of AssemblyĆazim Huskić (SDA)
Area
 • Total3,415.3 km2 (1,318.7 sq mi)
Population
 (2013 census)[2]
 • Total364,433
 • Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeBA-04
Websitewww.zdk.ba/vlada

The Zenica-Doboj Canton (Bosnian: Zeničko-dobojski kanton[1]) is one of 10 cantons of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The cantonal seat is the city of Zenica.

History

During the protests and riots in Bosnia and Herzegovina in February 2014, the entire government of the Zenica-Doboj Canton resigned.[3][4]

Geography

This canton is situated in the central part of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The cantonal capital is Zenica and the other town mentioned in the name is Doboj, which is in Republika Srpska, but part of the former Doboj municipality is in the Zenica-Doboj Canton. The canton has an area of 3,904 km2.

Municipalities

The Zenica-Doboj Canton is split into the following municipalities:[5]

Municipality Population
Urban
Population
Municipal
Zenica 70,553 110,663
Tešanj 5,257 43,063
Visoko 11,205 39,938
Kakanj 11,796 37,441
Zavidovići 8,174 35,988
Žepče 5,460 30,219
Maglaj 6,099 23,146
Breza 3,014 14,168
Olovo 2,465 10,175
Vareš 2,917 8,892
Usora - 6,603
Doboj Jug - 4,137
Total 126,940 364,433

Demographics

2013 Census

As of 2013 census, a total of 364,433 inhabitants lives in Zenica-Doboj Canton.[5]

Nationality
Total
Bosniaks
%
Croats
%
Serbs
%
299,462 82.17 43,819 12.02 5,543 1.52 364,433

See also

References

  1. ^ a b The Constitution of the Zenica-Doboj Canton Archived April 10, 2012, at the Wayback Machine Official name of canton is Zenica-Doboj Canton
  2. ^ "First release" (PDF). Federal Office of Statistics, Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. June 30, 2011.
  3. ^ "Government of Zenica-Doboj Canton Resigned". Sarajevo Times. 7 February 2014. Retrieved 1 April 2015.
  4. ^ "Vlada Zeničko-dobojskog kantona podnosi ostavku". RTVBN. 7 February 2014. Retrieved 1 April 2015.
  5. ^ a b "2013 Census of Population, Households and Dwellings in Bosnia and Herzegovina" (PDF). popis.gov.ba. Retrieved 19 January 2020.