Istočno Novo Sarajevo

Istočno Novo Sarajevo (Serbian Cyrillic: Источно Ново Сарајево, "East New Sarajevo") is a municipality of the city of Istočno Sarajevo located in Republika Srpska, an entity of Bosnia and Herzegovina. As of 2013, it has a population of 10,642 inhabitants.

Istočno Novo Sarajevo

Источно Ново Сарајево

East New Sarajevo
Lukavica, Spasovdanska.jpg
Flag of Istočno Novo Sarajevo
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Coat of arms of Istočno Novo Sarajevo
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Location of East New Sarajevo within Bosnia and Herzegovina
Location of East New Sarajevo within Bosnia and Herzegovina
Coordinates: 43°49′12″N 18°21′33″E / 43.82000°N 18.35917°E / 43.82000; 18.35917Coordinates: 43°49′12″N 18°21′33″E / 43.82000°N 18.35917°E / 43.82000; 18.35917
CountryBosnia and Herzegovina
EntityRepublika Srpska
CityIstočno Sarajevo
Government
Area
 • Total34,69 km2 (1,339 sq mi)
Population
 (2013 census)
 • Total10,642
 • Density330,8/km2 (8,570/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Area code(s)57
Websitewww.opstinains.net

It was created from part of the pre-war municipality of Novo Sarajevo (the other part of the pre-war municipality is now in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina).

EtymologyEdit

The municipality was formerly known as Srpsko Novo Sarajevo (Serbian Cyrillic: Српско Ново Сарајево, "Serb New Sarajevo") and Lukavica (Serbian Cyrillic: Лукавица).

DemographicsEdit

Ethnic groupsEdit

Municipality Nationality
Total
Bosniaks
%
Croats
%
Serbs
%
Istočno Novo Sarajevo 44 0.41 107 1.00 10,248 96.29 10,642

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EducationEdit

In East New Sarajevo there is one elementary school "Sveti Sava" (Grades 1–9) and one high school "Srednja stručna škola 28. Juni". Four faculties of the University of East Sarajevo are situated in the municipality. These are the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Music Academy and Faculty of Agriculture.[2]

SportEdit

The local football club is Slavija Istočno Sarajevo that plays in the second League of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Basketball Club Slavija is a basketball club from the City of East Sarajevo (East New Sarajevo municipality) that competes in the National Championship of Bosnia and Herzegovina.[3]

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