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Berkovići

Berkovići
Берковићи
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View on Berkovići
Location of Berkovići within Bosnia and Herzegovina
Location of Berkovići within Bosnia and Herzegovina
Country Bosnia and Herzegovina
Entity Republika Srpska
Government
 • Mayor Ranko Lučić (SDS) [1]
Area
 • Total 249,69 km2 (9,641 sq mi)
Population (2013 census)
 • Total 2,272
 • Density 9,1/km2 (240/sq mi)
 • Municipality ?
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Area code(s) 59
Website http://www.opstinaberkovici.com/

Berkovići (Serbian Cyrillic: Берковићи) is a village and a municipality in southern Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Geography

The municipality is located in the westernmost part of East Herzegovina.

History

The municipality was created in 1995, after the Bosnian War, out of the Republika Srpska-controlled portions of the pre-war municipality of Stolac (now in Federation of B&H).

Demographics

The majority of the population of the municipality are Serbs.

In 1991, the population of the town of Berkovići numbered 159 people, including:

In 1991., the population of the municipality of Berkovići numbered 3,510 people, including:

  • 2,111 (60.14%) Serbs
  • 715 (20.37%) Muslims
  • 646 (18.40%) Croats
  • 27 (0.76%) Yugoslavs
  • 11 (0.31%) others and unknown

Settlements

Berkovići, Bitunja, Brštanik, Dabrica, Hatelji, Ljubljenica, Ljuti Do, Meča, Predolje, Poplat, Strupići, Selišta, Suzina, Šćepan Krst, Trusina and Žegulja, and parts of settlements: Barane, Burmazi, Do, Hodovo and Hrgud.

Economy

The municipality is underdeveloped and much of the economic activity is agricultural.

See also

External links

  • http://www.virtualnahercegovina.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=5&Itemid=6&lang=sr

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