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Location of Breza in BiH

Breza is a town and municipality in central Bosnia and Herzegovina, famous for the local mining activities and production of coal. It covers an area of 73 km² .It is the seat of the municipality of Breza, and part of the Zenica-Doboj Canton and the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Chuquicamata, the largest open pit copper mine in the world, Chile. ... map showing the position of the canton within Bosnia and Herzegovina Zenica-Doboj Canton is one of the cantons of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... The location of the FBiH entity as part of the state of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Europe. ...


In the 1991 census, the municipality of Breza had 17,317 residents: 13,079 Bosniaks, 851 Croats, 2,122 Serbs, and 1,265 others. Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Languages Croatian Religions Predominantly Roman Catholic Related ethnic groups Slavs South Slavs Croats (Croatian: Hrvati) are a South Slavic people mostly living in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and nearby countries. ... Languages Serbian Religions Predominantly Serbian Orthodox Christian Related ethnic groups Other Slavic peoples, especially South Slavs See Cognate peoples below Serbs (Serbian: Срби or Srbi) are a South Slavic people who live mainly in Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and, to a lesser extent, in Croatia. ...


Breza was spared major destruction during the War. However, the population of the area had been reduced to 13,848 residents in the 2001 census. Ethnically, the municipality of Breza is owerwhelmingly Bosniaks. Combatants Army of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina (Predominantly Bosniak) Army of Republika Srpska, Yugoslav Peoples Army, various paramilitary units from Serbia and Montenegro (Serbian) Croatian Defence Council, Croatian Army (Croatian) Commanders Alija Izetbegović (President of Bosnia and Herzegovina) Sefer Halilović (Army chief of staff 1992-1993) Rasim... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ...


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I once lived in Breza, Breza has a large fully functional coal factory. We used to buy fresh coal from them. 1 ton of coal cost about 50=60 German Marks


 
 

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