Novi Grad, Sarajevo

Not to be confused with Novi Grad, another municipality.
Novi Grad
Skyline of Novi Grad
Coat of arms of Novi Grad
Coat of arms
Location of Novi Grad, Sarajevo within Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Location of Novi Grad, Sarajevo within Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Country Bosnia and Herzegovina
Communities 23
 • Municipality president Damir Hadžić (SDP)
 • Total 47,2 km2 (182 sq mi)
Population (2013 census)
 • Total 124,471
 • Density 2,637,1/km2 (68,300/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Area code(s) +387 33
Website Official website
Novi Grad is marked with number 5 on this map of the Sarajevo Canton.

Novi Grad (Bosnian pronunciation: ; translated New Town) is the westernmost of the four municipalities that make up the city of Sarajevo, Sarajevo Canton in Bosnia and Herzegovina.


During the 1970s, Sarajevo was undergoing a rapid economic and cultural development, with great expansion focused on population and industry. Novi Grad was a direct result of this period of heavy growth, in which many acres of previously unused land were transformed into Communist urban centres filled with apartment buildings. By the time the Novi Grad municipality was formally recognized, it had some 60,000 citizens, in 18 neighbourhoods.

According to the 1991

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