Ravna Romanija

Summary

Ravna Romanija

Равна Романија
Village
Ravna Romanija is located in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Ravna Romanija
Ravna Romanija
Coordinates: 43°54′34″N 18°40′20″E / 43.90944°N 18.67222°E / 43.90944; 18.67222
Country Bosnia and Herzegovina
Entity Republika Srpska
MunicipalitySokolac
Population
 (2013)
 • Total260
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Ravna Romanija (Serbian: Равна Романија) is a village in the municipality of Sokolac, Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Geography

The village, named "flat Romanija", is located within the Romanija geographical region.

History

In 1991 the area was incorporated into the SAO Romanija, a Serb-established autonomous province, which later merged with other SAOs to form Republika Srpska in 1992.

Religion

In Ravna Romanija there it is the medieval monastery of Sokolica, dedicated to Saint George.[1] Ravna Romanija belongs to the parish in Mokro (of the Serbian Orthodox Church), which is headquartered in the "Church of the Dormition of the Virgin" in Mokro.

Demographic history

According to the 1991 census, the village had 115 inhabitants, out of whom 111 were Serbs (96,52%), 3 Muslims (2,61%), and 1 Yugoslav (0,87%).[2] In 2013 the population has increased to 260, nearly all Orthodox Serbs.

References

  1. ^ Monastery Sokolica is the spiritual center of Romanija
  2. ^ "Ethnic composition of Bosnia-Herzegovina population, by municipalities and settlements, 1991. census". Sarajevo: Zavod za statistiku Bosne i Hercegovine. 1991. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)

Coordinates: 43°54′34″N 18°40′20″E / 43.90944°N 18.67222°E / 43.90944; 18.67222