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Bratunac

Bratunac () is a town and municipality located in eastern Bosnia and Herzegovina. The easternmost point of Bosnia and Herzegovina is located in the municipality of Bratunac which lies in the entity Republika Srpska.

Contents

  • History 1
    • Early history 1.1
  • Demographics 2
    • 1948 2.1
    • 1971 2.2
    • 1991 2.3
  • Notable residents 3
  • Settlements 4

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.

Demographics

1948

In 1948 Bratunac had a population of 5,033. (Source: Columbia-Lippincott Gazetteer)

1971

26,513 total

1991

In the 1991 Yugoslav census, there were 33,375 inhabitants of Bratunac municipality, made up of:

  • 21,564 Bosniaks (64.2%)
  • 11,479 Serbs (34.2%)
  • 41 Croats (0.1%)
  • 491 others (1.5%)

Notable residents

Settlements

AbdulićiBanjevićiBiljačaBjelovacBlječevaBoljevićiBrana Bačići • Bratunac • DubraviceFakovićiGlogovaHrančaHrnčićiJagodnjaJaketićiJelahJežešticaJoševaKonjevićiKrasanovićiKravicaKrkeLipenovićiLoznicaMagašići

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