Orašje

Orašje is a town, municipality and the capital of Posavina Canton of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, an entity of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is situated in the northern part of Bosnia and Herzegovina, on the banks of river Sava near the border with Croatia. As of 2013, it has a population of 19,861 inhabitants, while the town of Orašje has a population of 3,614 inhabitants.

Orašje

Орашје
Coat of arms of Orašje
Coat of arms
Location of Orašje within Bosnia and Herzegovina
Location of Orašje within Bosnia and Herzegovina
Coordinates: 45°2′10″N 18°41′36″E / 45.03611°N 18.69333°E / 45.03611; 18.69333Coordinates: 45°2′10″N 18°41′36″E / 45.03611°N 18.69333°E / 45.03611; 18.69333
CountryBosnia and Herzegovina
Government
 • Municipality presidentMarijan Oršolić (HDZ BiH)
Area
 • Town and municipality1,218 km2 (470 sq mi)
Elevation
80 m (260 ft)
Population
 (2013 census)
 • Town and municipality19,861
 • Density163/km2 (420/sq mi)
 • Urban
3,614
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
76270
Area code(s)(+387) 31
Websitewww.orasje.ba

DemographicsEdit

PopulationEdit

Population of settlements – Orašje municipality
Settlement 1971. 1981. 1991. 2013.
Total 25,740 27,806 28,211 21,284
1 Bok 1,705 1,392
2 Donja Mahala 4,273 3,702
3 Kopanice 1,317 768
4 Kostrč 1,655 1,379
5 Matići 2,034 1,602
6 Orašje 2,787 3,420 3,907 3,796
7 Oštra Luka 1,595
8 Tolisa 3,326 2,731
9 Ugljara 1,400 1,205
10 Vidovice 2,273 1,678

Ethnic compositionEdit

Ethnic composition – Orašje town
2013. 1991. 1981. 1971.
Total 3,796 (100,0%) 3,907 (100,0%) 3,420 (100,0%) 2,787 (100,0%)
Muslims 2,075 (57,41%) 1,843 (47,17%) 1,503 (43,95%) 1,840 (66,02%)
Croats 1,350 (37,35%) 591 (15,13%) 426 (12,46%) 333 (11,95%)
Unaffiliated 84 (2,324%)
Serbs 42 (1,162%) 875 (22,40%) 662 (19,36%) 442 (15,86%)
Albanians 27 (0,747%) 29 (0,848%) 34 (1,220%)
Others 21 (0,581%) 128 (3,276%) 16 (0,468%) 24 (0,861%)
Unknown 7 (0,194%)
Yugoslavs 2 (0,055%) 470 (12,03%) 761 (22,25%) 92 (3,301%)
Montenegrins 2 (0,055%) 10 (0,292%) 14 (0,502%)
Roma 2 (0,055%) 5 (0,179%)
Macedonians 1 (0,028%) 10 (0,292%)
Ukrainians 1 (0,028%)
Slovenes 2 (0,058%) 1 (0,036%)
Hungarians 1 (0,029%) 2 (0,072%)
Ethnic composition – Orašje municipality
2013. 1991. 1981. 1971.
Total 21,284 (100,0%) 28,367 (100,0%) 27,806 (100,0%) 25,740 (100,0%)
Croats 17,345 (87,33%) 21,308 (75,12%) 20,705 (74,46%) 19,354 (75,19%)
Muslims 2,127 (10,71%) 1,893 (6,673%) 1,548 (5,567%) 1,867 (7,253%)
Serbs 159 (0,800%) 4,235 (14,93%) 4 151 (14,93%) 4,266 (16,57%)
Unaffiliated 100 (0,503%)
Others 59 (0,297%) 305 (1,075%) 174 (0,626%) 62 (0,241%)
Albanians 28 (0,141%) 42 (0,151%) 34 (0,132%)
Unknown 26 (0,131%)
Ukrainians 5 (0,025%)
Yugoslavs 4 (0,020%) 626 (2,207%) 1,153 (4,147%) 131 (0,509%)
Macedonians 3 (0,015%) 12 (0,043%) 2 (0,008%)
Montenegrins 2 (0,010%) 18 (0,065%) 15 (0,058%)
Roma 2 (0,010%) 5 (0,019%)
Turks 1 (0,005%)
Slovenes 2 (0,007%) 2 (0,008%)
Hungarians 1 (0,004%) 2 (0,008%)

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