Kozarac (Serbian Cyrillic: Козарац, pronounced [kɔ̂zarats]) is a town in north-western Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina, located in the Prijedor Municipality near the city of Prijedor. It is located 45 kilometres (28 mi) west of Banja Luka. Kozarac is also famous because of the Kozara National Park.

Mutnik mosque in Kozarac
Mutnik mosque in Kozarac
Location of Prijedor within Bosnia and Herzegovina
Location of Prijedor within Bosnia and Herzegovina
CountryBosnia and Herzegovina
RegionBosanska Krajina
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Kozarac has two public swimming pools, 14 mosques, two churchеs and a shopping mall. Every summer in Kozarac, famous musicians from across the whole of former Yugoslavia perform in the village.


During the time of Yugoslavia, Kozarac had 8,028 citizens;[1] 1,233 of these people (mostly Bosniak and Croat) were killed during the war.

Coordinates: 44°58′N 16°50′E / 44.967°N 16.833°E / 44.967; 16.833

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References in popular cultureEdit

In the BBC drama series New Tricks episode 84 "Things Can Only Get Better", Hana Keranović, a suspect in the case, comes from Kozarac.[2]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 10 February 2015. Retrieved 2008-10-24.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ New Tricks, Things Can Only Get Better: Episode Script.

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