Rakovica, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Rakovica (Serbian Cyrillic: Раковица) is a village in central-eastern Bosnia and Herzegovina, located west of Ilidža and Sarajevo on the local road towards Kiseljak. The village is located in the municipality of Ilidža.[1]

Rakovica
Раковица
Village
Rakovica is located in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Rakovica
Rakovica
Coordinates: 43°52′40″N 18°12′23″E / 43.87778°N 18.20639°E / 43.87778; 18.20639
Country Bosnia and Herzegovina
EntityFederation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Canton Sarajevo
MunicipalityIlidža
Area
 • Total2.95 sq mi (7.65 km2)
Population
 (2013)
 • Total1,836
 • Density620/sq mi (240/km2)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Ernst von Mansfeld, a well-known mercenary general of the Thirty Years' War, died at Rakovica in 1626, while trying to reach Venice.

DemographicsEdit

According to the 2013 census, its population was 1,836.[2]

Ethnicity in 2013
Ethnicity Number Percentage
Bosniaks 1,730 94.2%
Croats 43 2.3%
Serbs 14 0.8%
other/undeclared 49 2.7%
Total 1,836 100%

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Official results from the book: Ethnic composition of Bosnia-Herzegovina population, by municipalities and settlements, 1991. census, Zavod za statistiku Bosne i Hercegovine - Bilten no.234, Sarajevo 1991.
  2. ^ "Naseljena Mjesta 1991/2013" (in Bosnian). Statistical Office of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Retrieved March 12, 2022.