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Lukavac is a city and municipality located in Tuzla Canton of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, an entity of Bosnia and Herzegovina. As of 2013, it has a population of 44,520 inhabitants.

Lukavac

Лукавац
Grad Lukavac
City of Lukavac
Skyline of Lukavac
Coat of arms of Lukavac
Coat of arms
Lukavac is located in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Lukavac
Lukavac
Location of Lukavac
Coordinates: 44°33′N 18°31′E / 44.550°N 18.517°E / 44.550; 18.517Coordinates: 44°33′N 18°31′E / 44.550°N 18.517°E / 44.550; 18.517
Country Bosnia and Herzegovina
EntityThe Federation
CantonTuzla Canton
Government
 • MayorEdin Delić
Area
 • Total337 km2 (130 sq mi)
Population
 (2013 census)
 • Total44,520
 • Density132.11/km2 (342.2/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Area code(s)+387 35
Websitewww.lukavac.ba

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GeographyEdit

Lukavac covers an area of 352,66 km2. It shares borders with municipalities: of Tuzla, Živinice, Banovići, Zavidovići, Maglaj, Petrovo, Gračanica and Srebrenik.

Apart from the town, the municipality comprises the following villages: Babice DonjeBabice GornjeBerkovicaBikodžeBistarac DonjiBistarac GornjiBokavićiBoriceBrijesnica DonjaBrijesnica GornjaCapardeCerikCrveno BrdoDevetakDobošnica • Gnojnica • HuskićiJaruške DonjeJaruške GornjeKalajevoKomariKrtovaKruševicaLukavacLukavac GornjiMičijevićiMilino SeloModracOrahovicaPoljicePrlineProkosovićiPuračićSmoluća DonjaSmoluća GornjaSemićiSižjeStupariŠikuljeTabaciTumareTurijaVasiljevciVijenac

DemographicsEdit

1971Edit

In 1971, the population of Lukavac was 51,781, made up of:

1991Edit

In the 1991 census, Lukavac municipality had 56,830 residents:

2013Edit

In the 2013 census the municipality of Lukavac had 44,520 residents:

EconomyEdit

 
Lukavac Cement Factory

Lukavac has strong chemical industry, like the whole Tuzla region. The main factories are Soda Lukavac, member of Turkish Şişecam group[1] and cement factory Fabrika Cementa Lukavac (FCL).

SportEdit

The town's football club is FK Radnički Lukavac. There is also Aikido Club "GARD" Lukavac [1].

Lukavac town's Karate Club (previously known as KK Reweus) [2] has achieved top recognitions in worldwide Karate competitions, and has produced some of the best Karate Champions in the Region. Members of the club regularly represent Bosnia and Herzegovina's representation in world championships.

Notable residentsEdit

International relationsEdit

Twin towns – Sister citiesEdit

Lukavac is twinned with:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Şişecam Soda Lukavac d.o.o.
  2. ^ Karate Club Reweus
  3. ^ Frohmader, Andrea. "Bremen - Referat 32 Städtepartnerschaften / Internationale Beziehungen" [Bremen - Unit 32 Twinning / International Relations]. Das Rathaus Bremen Senatskanzlei [Bremen City Hall - Senate Chancellery] (in German). Archived from the original on 2011-07-18. Retrieved 2013-08-09.

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