Trnovo, Republika Srpska

Trnovo (Serbian Cyrillic: Трново) is a municipality of the city of Istočno Sarajevo located in Republika Srpska, an entity of Bosnia and Herzegovina. As of 2013, it has a population of 2,050 inhabitants.


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Location of Trnovo within Bosnia and Herzegovina
Location of Trnovo within Bosnia and Herzegovina
Coordinates: 43°39′56″N 18°26′47″E / 43.66556°N 18.44639°E / 43.66556; 18.44639Coordinates: 43°39′56″N 18°26′47″E / 43.66556°N 18.44639°E / 43.66556; 18.44639
CountryBosnia and Herzegovina
EntityRepublika Srpska
CityIstočno Sarajevo
 • Total138 km2 (53 sq mi)
 (2013 census)
 • Total2,050
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Area code(s)57

It consists of roughly one third of the pre-war municipality of Trnovo. Roughly two thirds of the pre-war Trnovo municipality is now part of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina entity.


Trnovo is situated south of Sarajevo on the M-18 road Sarajevo-Trnovo-Foča-Trebinje. It is surrounded by the Jahorina, Bjelašnica and Treskavica mountains which were the locations of Olympic competitions during the 1984 Winter Olympics. Those mountains are popular destinations for a variety of winter sports and activities.[1]

The Željeznica river is one of the town's chief geographic features. It flows through the town and municipality from south through the center of Trnovo, Kijevo and East Sarajevo to west part of Sarajevo City eventually meets with the Bosna river.[citation needed]


Ruined Trnovo, 9 October 1996.

Aside from the town of Trnovo, the municipality includes the following settlements:[2]


The pre-war municipality, with 63 settlements, had a total population of 6,991 people, of whom Muslims consisted 68.81% and Serbs 29.45% of total population. Most of the Serb-inhabited settlements became part of the Trnovo municipality of Republika Srpska (RS). The 2013 census preliminary results counted 2,192 inhabitants of the municipality of Trnovo in RS, and 1,018 in the settlement of Trnovo in RS.


  1. ^ Jahorina official website; accessed 13 December 2015.
  2. ^ Министарство управе и локалне самоуправе Републике Српске. "Уредба о насељеним мјестима која чине подручје јединице локалне самоуправе". Влада Републике Српске. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)

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