Čajniče

Čajniče (Serbian Cyrillic: Чајниче, pronounced [tʃâːjniːtʃɛ]) is a town and municipality located in Republika Srpska, an entity of Bosnia and Herzegovina. As of 2013, the town has a population of 2,401 inhabitants, while the municipality has 4,895 inhabitants.

Čajniče

Чајниче
Čajniče
Čajniče
Location of Čajniče within Republika Srpska
Location of Čajniče within Republika Srpska
Location of Čajniče
Coordinates: 43°33′N 19°04′E / 43.550°N 19.067°E / 43.550; 19.067Coordinates: 43°33′N 19°04′E / 43.550°N 19.067°E / 43.550; 19.067
CountryBosnia and Herzegovina
EntityRepublika Srpska
Government
 • MayorGoran Karadžić (SDS)
 • Municipality274.6 km2 (106.0 sq mi)
Population
 (2013 census)
 • Town
2,401
 • Municipality
4,895
 • Municipality density18/km2 (46/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Area code(s)58

SettlementsEdit

Aside from the town of Čajniče, the municipality includes the following settlements:

DemographicsEdit

 
Landscape from Čajniče
 
Serbian OrthodoxChurch of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

PopulationEdit

Population of settlements – Čajniče municipality
Settlement 1971. 1981. 1991. 2013.
Total 11,602 10,280 8,956 4,895
1 Batotići 331 283
2 Čajniče 2,015 2,556 3,152 2,401
3 Luke 351 231
4 Miljeno 512 284

Ethnic compositionEdit

Ethnic composition – Čajniče town
2013. 1991. 1981. 1971.
Total 2,401 (100,0%) 3,152 (100,0%) 2,556 (100,0%) 2,015 (100,0%)
Serbs 1,802 (57,17%) 1,304 (51,02%) 1,051 (52,16%)
Bosniaks 1,192 (37,82%) 931 (36,42%) 857 (42,53%)
Others 105 (3,331%) 29 (1,135%) 5 (0,248%)
Yugoslavs 51 (1,618%) 203 (7,942%) 8 (0,397%)
Croats 2 (0,063%) 6 (0,235%) 19 (0,943%)
Montenegrins 82 (3,208%) 56 (2,779%)
Slovenes 1 (0,039%)
Albanians 18 (0,893%)
Macedonians 1 (0,050%)
Ethnic composition – Čajniče municipality
2013. 1991. 1981. 1971.
Total 4,895 (100,0%) 8,956 (100,0%) 10,280 (100,0%) 11,602 (100,0%)
Serbs 3,972 (81,14%) 4,709 (52,58%) 4,892 (47,59%) 5,353 (46,14%)
Bosniaks 884 (18,06%) 4,024 (44,93%) 4,880 (47,47%) 6,065 (52,28%)
Others 33 (0,674%) 141 (1,574%) 44 (0,428%) 22 (0,190%)
Croats 6 (0,123%) 5 (0,056%) 16 (0,156%) 29 (0,250%)
Yugoslavs 77 (0,860%) 311 (3,025%) 14 (0,121%)
Montenegrins 118 (1,148%) 99 (0,853%)
Albanians 18 (0,175%) 18 (0,155%)
Slovenes 1 (0,010%) 1 (0,009%)
Macedonians 1 (0,009%)

Notable peopleEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Official results from the book Ethnic composition of Bosnia-Herzegovina population, by municipalities and settlements, 1991. census, Zavod za statistiku Bosne i Hercegovine - Bilten no.234, Sarajevo 1991.

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