Vitovlje, Travnik

Vitovlje is a village in central Bosnia, in the Travnik Municipality, Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is located on the slopes of Vlašić Mountain, under Gavrića Brdo (Gavric's Hill, 1006 m), at an altitude of about 900 m. In medieval Bosnia, Vitovlje was in the Parish of Mel (Župa Mel).[1]

Vitovlje
Village
Vitovlje is located in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Vitovlje
Vitovlje
Location in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Coordinates: 44°20′N 17°29′E / 44.33°N 17.49°E / 44.33; 17.49Coordinates: 44°20′N 17°29′E / 44.33°N 17.49°E / 44.33; 17.49
CountryBosnia and Herzegovina
EntityFederacija Bosne i Hercegovine
RegionSrednjobosanski kanton
Populated placeTravnik
Elevation
884 m (2,900 ft)
Population
 (2013)
 • Total588
Postal code
++387

Through the settlement flows the Dedića potok (Dedići's stream), a left tributary of the Ugar, south of Korićani's Rocks. From Vitovlje, along the Ugar, between the mountains Ranča and Ugarske stijene (Ugar's Rocks), stretches the Pougarje.[2][3][4][5]

At the last census in 1991, before the collapse of Yugoslavia, Vitovlje had 708 inhabitants. During the Bosnian War, the village was destroyed and its inhabitants were either murdered or expelled. In the post-war period, the village was restored, and most of the refugees returned to their homes. According to unofficial results of the census of 2013, there were 588 inhabitants.[6]

Population (1991)Edit

Ethnic Group Number %
Moslems 356 50.28
Serbs 315 44.49
Croats 27 3.81
Yugoslavs 5 0.71
Others and unknown 5 0.71

[7][8]

OverviewEdit

Vitovlje[9][10] Census 2013: Total of 588 citizens.
Census Year 1991. 1981. 1971.
Bosniaks 356 (50,28%) 313 (39,42%) 333 (38,23%)
Serbs 315 (44,49%) 407 (51,26%) 478 (54,88%)
Croats 27 (3,814%) 38 (4,786%) 58 (6,659%)
Crnogorci 7 (0,882%)
Yugoslavs 5 (0,706%) 27 (3,401%) 2 (0,230%)
Others and unknown 5 (0,706%) 2 (0,252%)
Total 708 794 871

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Mrgić-Radojčić, Jelena (2002). Donji Kraji: Krajina srednjovekovne Bosne. Belgrade: Filozofski fakultet. ISBN 978-86-80269-59-7.
  2. ^ Vojnogeografski institut, Ed. (1955): Travnik (List karte 1:100.000, Izohipse na 20 m). Vojnogeografski institut, Beograd.
  3. ^ Spahić M. et al. (2000): Bosna i Hercegovina (1:250.000). Izdavačko preduzeće "Sejtarija", Sarajevo.
  4. ^ kartabih
  5. ^ Mučibabić B., Ed. (1998): Geografski atlas Bosne i Hercegovine. Geodetski zavod BiH, Sarajevo, ISBN 9958-766-00-0.
  6. ^ http://www.popis2013.ba/popis2013/doc/Popis2013prvoIzdanje.pdf
  7. ^ Book: Nacionalni sastav stanovništva – Rezultati za Republiku po opštinama i naseljenim mjestima 1991., statistički bilten br. 234, Izdanje Državnog zavoda za statistiku Republike Bosne i Hercegovine, Sarajevo.
  8. ^ Internet – Source: Popis po mjesnim zajednicama – http://www.fzs.ba/Podaci/nacion%20po%20mjesnim.pdf Archived 5 October 2013 at the Wayback Machine
  9. ^ Knjiga: "Nacionalni sastav stanovništva - Rezultati za Republiku po opštinama i naseljenim mjestima 1991.", statistički bilten br. 234, Izdanje Državnog zavoda za statistiku Republike Bosne i Hercegovine, Sarajevo.
  10. ^ internet - izvor, "Popis po mjesnim zajednicama" - http://www.fzs.ba/Podaci/nacion%20po%20mjesnim.pdf Archived 5 October 2013 at the Wayback Machine

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