Bratunac

Summary

Bratunac

Братунац
Bratunac
Bratunac
Coat of arms of Bratunac
Coat of arms
Location of Bratunac within Bosnia and Herzegovina
Location of Bratunac within Bosnia and Herzegovina
Location of Bratunac
Coordinates: 44°11′02″N 19°19′51″E / 44.18389°N 19.33083°E / 44.18389; 19.33083Coordinates: 44°11′02″N 19°19′51″E / 44.18389°N 19.33083°E / 44.18389; 19.33083
CountryBosnia and Herzegovina
EntityRepublika Srpska
Government
 • MayorIvana Babić (SDS)[1]
 • Municipality293.49 km2 (113.32 sq mi)
Population
 (2013 census)
 • Town
8,359
 • Municipality
20,340
 • Municipality density69/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Area code(s)56
Websiteopstinabratunac.com

Bratunac () is a town and municipality located in easternmost part of Republika Srpska, an entity of Bosnia and Herzegovina. As of 2013 census, it has a population of 20,340 inhabitants, while the town of Bratunac has a population of 8,359 inhabitants.

History

Early history

In 1381, the name Bratunac is mentioned for the first time because of the direct road through Bratunac from Bosnia and Herzegovina to Serbia. At the time, Bratunac was composed of five houses and a population of roughly 30 people. In 1927, Bratunac became a municipality for the first time.

Settlements

Aside from the town of Bratunac, the municipality consists of the following settlements:

Demographics

A Serbian cemetery of the civil victims of the war.

According to Columbia-Lippincott Gazetteer, in 1948 Bratunac had a population of 5,033.

Population

Population of settlements – Bratunac municipality
Settlement 1948. 1953. 1961. 1971. 1981. 1991. 2013.
Total 5,234 9,647 23,149 26,513 30,333 33,375 20,340
1 Biljača 655 211
2 Bjelovac 290 201
3 Bratunac 1,410 2,716 5,515 7,695 8,359
4 Dubravice 388 269
5 Glogova 1,913 848
6 Hranča 701 317
7 Hrnčići 1,226 646
8 Ježeštica 503 342
9 Konjevići 998 615
10 Krasanovići 532 284
11 Kravica 363 558
12 Magašići 646 486
13 Mihaljevići 391 224
14 Opravdići 441 247
15 Pobuđe 2,359 993
16 Polom 436 206
17 Rakovac 537 423
18 Repovac 504 351
19 Slapašnica 542 286
20 Suha 988 371
21 Urkovići 1,095 460
22 Voljavica 1,379 273
23 Zagoni 588 305
24 Žlijebac 380 240

Ethnic composition

Ethnic composition – Bratunac town
2013. 1991. 1981. 1971.
Total 8,359 (100,0%) 7,695 (100,0%) 5,515 (100,0%) 2,716 (100,0%)
Bosniaks 4,311 (56,02%) 2,715 (49,23%) 1,210 (44,55%)
Serbs 3 037 (39,47%) 2,308 (41,85%) 1,406 (51,77%)
Yugoslavs 159 (2,066%) 312 (5,657%) 1 (0,037%)
Others 156 (2,027%) 26 (0,471%) 32 (1,178%)
Croats 32 (0,416%) 31 (0,562%) 32 (1,178%)
Roma 87 (1,578%) 9 (0,331%)
Albanians 18 (0,326%) 11 (0,405%)
Montenegrins 15 (0,272%) 12 (0,442%)
Macedonians 3 (0,054%) 2 (0,074%)
Hungarians 1 (0,037%)
Ethnic composition – Bratunac municipality
2013. 1991. 1981. 1971.
Total 20,340 (100,0%) 33,619 (100,0%) 33,033 (100,0%) 26,513 (100,0%)
Serbs 12,350 (60,72%) 11,475 (34,13%) 12,055 (36,49%) 12,820 (48,35%)
Bosniaks 7,803 (38,36%) 21,535 (64,06%) 17,349 (52,52%) 13,428 (50,65%)
Others 154 (0,757%) 346 (1,029%) 2,766 (8,373%) 118 (0,445%)
Croats 33 (0,162%) 40 (0,119%) 41 (0,124%) 50 (0,189%)
Yugoslavs 223 (0,663%) 645 (1,953%) 15 (0,057%)
Roma 124 (0,375%) 26 (0,098%)
Montenegrins 31 (0,094%) 36 (0,136%)
Albanians 18 (0,054%) 16 (0,060%)
Macedonians 4 (0,012%) 3 (0,011%)
Hungarians 1 (0,004%)
Data by settlements
Ethnic structure of population of Bratunac municipality, by settlements, 2013 census
Settlement total Bosniaks Croats Serbs others
Biljača 306 301 0 5 0
Bjelovac 207 2 0 205 0
Bratunac 7,827 730 27 6,997 73
Dubravice 270 0 0 270 0
Glogova 920 914 0 6 0
Hranča 368 259 0 99 0
Hrnčići 780 0 0 0 0
Ježeštica 345 0 0 345 0
Konjevići 735 735 0 0 0
Krasanovići 287 156 0 130 1
Kravica 567 0 0 0 0
Magašići 527 236 2 289 0
Mihaljevići 233 231 0 2 0
Opravdići 275 23 0 252 0
Pobuđe 1,286 1,286 0 0 0
Polom 217 0 0 216 1
Rakovac 433 36 0 388 9
Repovac 352 13 3 336 0
Slapašnica 304 37 0 266 1
Suha 396 202 1 193 0
Urkovići 504 504 0 0 0
Voljavica 419 417 0 2 0
Zagoni 316 18 0 298 0
Žlijebac 272 0 0 272 0

Economy

The following table gives a preview of total number of registered people employed in legal entities per their core activity (as of 2018):[2]

Activity Total
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 43
Mining and quarrying -
Manufacturing 645
Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 57
Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities 50
Construction 94
Wholesale and retail trade, repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles 337
Transportation and storage 58
Accommodation and food services 118
Information and communication 11
Financial and insurance activities 25
Real estate activities 1
Professional, scientific and technical activities 30
Administrative and support service activities 6
Public administration and defense; compulsory social security 147
Education 266
Human health and social work activities 95
Arts, entertainment and recreation 11
Other service activities 56
Total 2,050

See also

References

  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2006-12-21. Retrieved 2006-12-21.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Cities and Municipalities of Republika Srpska" (PDF). rzs.rs.ba. Republika Srspka Institute of Statistics. 25 December 2019. Retrieved 31 December 2019.

External links

  • Official site