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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
Location of Busovača
Country  Bosnia and Herzegovina
Entity Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Canton Central Bosnia Canton
 • Municipality president Asim Mekić (SDA)
 • 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

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.


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.



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%)


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%)



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