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Encyclopedia > Gornji Vakuf
Gornji Vakuf-Uskoplje
Горњи Вакуф-Ускопље
[[Image:|100px|Coat of arms]]
Municipality coat of arms
Municipality of Bosnia and Herzegovina
General Information
Entity {{{entity}}}
Land area 402,7 km²
Population (1991 census) 25,130
Population density (1991 census) 6.25people/km²
Coordinates 43°56′N, 17°35′E
Area code +387 30
Mayor Marinko Krajina (HDZ)
Website http://www.gornjivakuf.net

Gornji Vakuf/Uskoplje is a town and municipality in central Bosnia and Herzegovina, located between Bugojno, Prozor, Kupres, Novi Travnik and Konjic. It is under the administration of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Political divisions of Bosnia and Herzegovina: Categories: Bosnia and Herzegovina | Politics of Bosnia and Herzegovina | Lists of subnational entities | Bosnia and Herzegovina geography stubs ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... A telephone numbering plan is a system that allows subscribers to make and receive telephone calls across long distances. ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ... The Croatian Democratic Union (Croatian: Hrvatska demokratska zajednica, HDZ), is a major Croatian political party. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... Municipality of Bosnia and Herzegovina General Information Entity Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina Canton 6 Land area 366 km² Population 2002 46496 Population density 128/km² Coordinates Area code +387 30 Mayor Hasan Ajkunić (SDA) Website http://www. ... Prozor is a town in Rama, Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... Novi Travnik is a town in Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... Shield of Konjic with the Neretva river Municipality of Konjic (marked green) Konjic is a town and municipality in Bosnia and Herzegovina situated on the Neretva river. ... The location of the FBiH entity as part of the state of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Europe. ...

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History

It was made infamous as one of the first towns to suffer from internal (Bosnian Muslim/Croat) fighting during the Bosnian wars in 1992 and - as a critical node - was vital for UNPROFOR to hold to enable UNHCR supplies to move into country. It was bravely held by B Company Group 1 CHESHIRE from the British Army at that time who lost LCpl Wayne Edwards to a snipers bullet during a crossfire in the centre of the town.


Demographics

1991

In the census of 1991, the municipality of Gornji Vakuf-Uskoplje had 25,130 inhabitants: 56.05% Bosniaks, 42.61% Croats, 0.60% Yugoslavs, 0.42% Serbs and 0.31% others. Languages Bosnian Religions Predominantly Islam Related ethnic groups Slavs (South Slavs) The Bosniaks or Bosniacs[1] (Bosnian: Bošnjaci, IPA: ) are a South Slavic people, living mainly in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Bosnia) and the Sandžak region of Serbia and Montenegro, with a smaller autochthonous population also present in Croatia... 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. ... Yugoslavs (Bosnian: Jugosloveni; Macedonian, Serbian Cyrillic: Југословени; Latinic: Jugosloveni; Croatian: Jugoslaveni, Slovenian: Jugoslovani) is an ethnic designation used by some people in former Yugoslavia, which continues to be used in some of its successor countries. ... Languages Serbian Religions Predominantly Serbian Orthodox Christian Related ethnic groups Other Slavic peoples, especially South Slavs See Cognate peoples below (* many Serbs opted for Yugoslav ethnicity) [28] Serbs (Serbian: Срби or Srbi) are a South Slavic people who live mainly in Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and, to a lesser extent, in...


The town itself had 5,349 residents, of which 61% Bosniaks (Bosnian Muslims), 34% Croats, 2% Yugoslavs, 1% Serbs and 1% others.

  • Settlement: Bosniaks Srbs Croats Yugos Others Sum B% S% C% Y% O%
  • G.Vakuf-1 3278 76 1817 126 52 5349 61% 1% 34% 2% 1%

Source[1].

Ethnicity Number Percent (%)
Croats 10706 42.51%
Bosniaks 14063 55.84%
Serbs 110 0.43%
Yugoslavs 158 0.62%
Others 144 0.60%
TOTAL 25181 100%

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 Bosnian Religions Predominantly Islam Related ethnic groups Slavs (South Slavs) The Bosniaks or Bosniacs[1] (Bosnian: Bošnjaci, IPA: ) are a South Slavic people, living mainly in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Bosnia) and the Sandžak region of Serbia and Montenegro, with a smaller autochthonous population also present in Croatia... Languages Serbian Religions Predominantly Serbian Orthodox Christian Related ethnic groups Other Slavic peoples, especially South Slavs See Cognate peoples below (* many Serbs opted for Yugoslav ethnicity) [28] Serbs (Serbian: Срби or Srbi) are a South Slavic people who live mainly in Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and, to a lesser extent, in... Yugoslavs (Bosnian: Jugosloveni; Macedonian, Serbian Cyrillic: Југословени; Latinic: Jugosloveni; Croatian: Jugoslaveni, Slovenian: Jugoslovani) is an ethnic designation used by some people in former Yugoslavia, which continues to be used in some of its successor countries. ...

2005

In 2005, population of municipality included 65% Bosniaks and 35% Croats.

 
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