Živinice is a city located in Tuzla Canton of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, an entity of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is located in northeastern Bosnia and Herzegovina, south of Tuzla. As of 2013, it has a population of 57,765 inhabitants.
City of Živinice
Location of Živinice within Bosnia and Herzegovina.
|Country||Bosnia and Herzegovina|
|• Mayor||Samir Kamenjaković (SDP BiH)|
|• Total||291 km2 (112 sq mi)|
|• Density||19,850/km2 (51,400/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|Area code(s)||+387 35|
The origin of the name Živinice is still not established. According to M. Hadžijanić Živinice was mentioned in a Turkish document of 1764 as "Živinice called Uskopči, probably (Oskovci) in nahija Tuzla".
In the 1991 census, the municipality of Živinice had 54,783 inhabitants, of which there were:
- 49,011 Bosniaks (80.34%)
- 2,096 Croats (7.25%)
- 1,525 Serbs (6.43%)
- 1,101 Yugoslavs (3.88%)
- and 1,135 others or unknown (2.07%)
The town of Živinice itself had 11,956 residents. By the last documents, Živinice had 12,102 residents.
- NK Slaven Živinice
- KK Živinice
- FK EuroGol Živinice
- ASK Patriot
- ASK B-Unit
Bašigovci, Brnjica, Djedino, Dubrave Donje, Dubrave Gornje, Dunajevići, Đurđevik, Gračanica, Kovači, Kršići, Kuljan, Lukavica Donja, Lukavica Gornja, Odorovići, Strašanj, Priluk, Spreča, Suha, Svojat, Šarenjak - Hornica, Šerići, Tupković Donji, Tupković Gornji, Višća Donja, Višća Gornja, Vrnojevići, Zelenika, Zukići, Živinice Gornje, Brcanine, Šišici, Mestrici, Zenuni.
- Boris Živković, Croatian footballer
- Dragan Perić, Serbian athlete, World Championships bronze medalist
- Denijal Pirić, retired footballer
- Elvir Rahimić, footballer
- Jasmin Fejzić, football goalkeeper
- Mirsad Bešlija, footballer
- Jusuf Nurkić, basketball player
- Samir Memišević, footballer
- Adnan Babajić, singer, the winner of talents show Operacija trijumf
- 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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