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Busovača

Busovača
Municipality and town
Skyline of Busovača
Location of Busovača within Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Location of Busovača within Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Busovača is located in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Busovača
Busovača
Location of Busovača
Coordinates:
Country  Bosnia and Herzegovina
Entity Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Canton Central Bosnia Canton
Government
 • Municipality president Asim Mekić (SDA)
Area
 • Total 158 km2 (61 sq mi)
Population (2013 census)
 • Total 18,488
 • Density 119/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Area code(s) +387 30
Website www.busovaca.net

Busovača is a small town and municipality in the heart of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is 60 km (37 mi) from Sarajevo, 21 km (13 mi) from Zenica, and 30 km (19 mi) from Travnik.

History

During the Bosnian War, the city saw heavy fighting between the Bosnian Army and the Croatian Defence Council. Today, Busovača is recovering from the war and with its small economy and infrastructure it is becoming an important crossroad between bigger cities.

Demographics

1971

14.428 total

  • Croats - 7.646 (52,99%)
  • Bosniaks (i.e. Bosnian Muslims) - 5.896 (40,86%)
  • Serbs - 735 (5,09%)
  • Yugoslavs - 60 (0,41%)
  • others - 91 (0,65%)

1991

18.879 total

  • Croats - 9.093 (48,16%)
  • Bosniaks - 8.451 (44,76%)
  • Serbs - 623 (3,29%)
  • Yugoslavs - 510 (2,70%)
  • Others - 202 (1,06%)

Source: http://www.hdmagazine.com/bosnia/census/cens-c.html

Settlements

BareBukovciBuselji • Busovača • CaricaDobraljevoDolacDonja RovnaGornja RovnaGrabljeGraniceGusti GrabHozanovićiHrasnoJavorJazvineJelinakKaćuniKaonikKatićiKovačevac

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