Pelagićevo (Serbian Cyrillic: Пелагићево) is a town and municipality located in Republika Srpska, an entity of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is located in the Posavina geographical region. As of 2013, the town has a population of 2,796 inhabitants, while the municipality has 5,220 inhabitants.

Pelagićevo
Пелагићево (Serbian)
Coat of arms of Pelagićevo
Location of Pelagićevo within Bosnia and Herzegovina
Location of Pelagićevo within Bosnia and Herzegovina
Location of Pelagićevo
Coordinates: 44°54′N 18°37′E / 44.90°N 18.61°E / 44.90; 18.61Coordinates: 44°54′N 18°37′E / 44.90°N 18.61°E / 44.90; 18.61
Country Bosnia and Herzegovina
Entity Republika Srpska
Government
 • Municipal mayorSlavko Tešić (SNSD)
 • Municipality122.49 km2 (47.29 sq mi)
Population
 (2013 census)
 • Town
2,796
 • Municipality
5,220
 • Municipality density43/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Area code54

It was originally named Gornji Žabar, and was later renamed after Vaso Pelagić, a representative of utopian socialism in Serbia during the second half of the nineteenth century, born in the town in 1833.

HistoryEdit

The municipality was created after the Dayton Agreement from part of the pre-war municipality of Gradačac (the other part of the pre-war municipality is now in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina).[1]

DemographicsEdit

 
The town is named after Vaso Pelagić

PopulationEdit

Population of settlements – Pelagićevo municipality
Settlements 1971. 1981. 1991. 2013.
Total 13,256 5,220
1 Blaževac 318
2 Donja Tramošnica 381
3 Gornja Tramošnica 347
4 Pelagićevo 3,398 3,214 3,069 2,529
5 Porebrice 344
6 Turić 293

Ethnic compositionEdit

Ethnic composition – Pelagićevo town
2013. 1991. 1981. 1971.
Total 2,529 (100,0%) 3,069 (100,0%) 3,214 (100,0%) 3,398 (100,0%)
Serbs 2,502 (98,93%) 2,968 (96,71%) 3,103 (96,55%) 3,340 (98,29%)
Croats 12 (0,474%) 16 (0,521%) 22 (0,685%) 36 (1,059%)
Others 10 (0,395%) 34 (1,108%) 31 (0,965%) 13 (0,383%)
Bosniaks 5 (0,198%) 4 (0,130%) 5 (0,156%) 6 (0,177%)
Yugoslavs 47 (1,531%) 47 (1,462%)
Macedonians 4 (0,124%) 2 (0,059%)
Albanians 2 (0,062%)
Montenegrins 1 (0,029%)
Ethnic composition – Pelagićevo municipality
2013. 1991.
Total 5,220 (100,0%) 13,256 (100,0%)
Serbs 3,330 (63,79%) 4,634 (34,96%)
Croats 1,850 (35,44%) 7,165 (54,05%)
Others 27 (0,517%) 721 (5,439%)
Bosniaks 13 (0,249%) 736 (5,552%)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "КРАТАК ИСТОРИЈАТ ПЕЛАГИЋЕВА И ПОСАВИНЕ". СРБИ У БИХ (in Serbian). 2015-07-18. Retrieved 2021-01-18.

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