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Encyclopedia > Konjic
Shield of Konjic with the Neretva river
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Shield of Konjic with the Neretva river
Municipality of Konjic (marked green)
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Municipality of Konjic (marked green)

Konjic is a town and municipality in Bosnia and Herzegovina situated on the Neretva river. The town is in the Herzegovina-Neretva Canton and it is administratively part of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Neretva (also Неретва) is a river in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia. ... Neretva (also Неретва) is a river in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia. ... Map showing location of this canton within Bosnia and Herzegovina Herzegovina-Neretva is a Herzegovinian canton that mainly comprises of the Neretva river valley area and parts of Herzegovina west of Mostar, its administrative center. ... Federation of BiH shaded red Official languages Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian Capital Sarajevo Area  â€“ Total  â€“ % water  26,110 km²  n/a Population  â€“ Total (2002)  â€“ Density  2,318,972  88/km² Ethnic groups (2002) Bosniaks: 72,9% Croats: 21,8% Serbs: 4,4% and others: 1,0% President Niko Lozančić Time...


In the 1991 census, the municipality of Konjic had 43,878 residents: 23,815 Bosniaks (54.3%), 11,513 Croats (26.2%), 6,620 Serbs (15.1%), and 1,930 others (4.4%). 1991 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... Bosniaks (Bosnian: Bošnjaci) are a Southeast European ethnic group, descended from Slavic converts to Islam during the Ottoman period (15th-19th century), living primarily in Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... Croats (Croatian: Hrvati) are a south Slavic people mostly living in Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina (where theyre one of the constitutive nations). ... Serbs (in the Serbian language Срби, Srbi) are a south Slavic people living chiefly in Serbia and Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina. ...


In 1997, roughly two years after the Bosnian war ended, the demographics of the municipality had changed drastically. The municipality of Konjic had approx. 32,000 residents: 92,7% Bosniaks, 4,7% Croats, 2,4% Serbs, and 0,2% others. 1997 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This is the history of Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... Bosniaks (Bosnian: Bošnjaci) are a Southeast European ethnic group, descended from Slavic converts to Islam during the Ottoman period (15th-19th century), living primarily in Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... Croats (Croatian: Hrvati) are a south Slavic people mostly living in Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina (where theyre one of the constitutive nations). ... Serbs (in the Serbian language Срби, Srbi) are a south Slavic people living chiefly in Serbia and Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina. ...


The demographic shift was due to the Bosnian war because some residents of Konjic were forced to flee their homes to various areas. Since the Bosniaks did not have a second homeland as the Croats and Serbs, they mostly fled to Western Europe especially Germany and Austria. The Bosnian Croats fled to either Croat controlled parts of Bosnia and Herzegovina such as the western part of Mostar or to Croatia. While the Bosnian Serbs fled to either Serb controlled parts of Bosnia and Herzegovina such as Pale or to Serbia. This is the history of Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... Bosniaks (Bosnian: BoÅ¡njaci) are a Southeast European ethnic group, descended from Slavic converts to Islam during the Ottoman period (15th-19th century), living primarily in Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... Croats (Croatian: Hrvati) are a south Slavic people mostly living in Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina (where theyre one of the constitutive nations). ... Serbs (in the Serbian language Срби, Srbi) are a south Slavic people living chiefly in Serbia and Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... Western Europe is distinguished from Eastern Europe by differences of history and culture rather than by geography. ... Croats (Croatian: Hrvati) are a south Slavic people mostly living in Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina (where theyre one of the constitutive nations). ... Mostar Coat of Arms Riverside in Mostar Old Bridge at Night Mostar is a city of 105,448 (2003) in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the center of the Herzegovina-Neretva Canton of the Federation. ... Serbs (in the Serbian language Срби, Srbi) are a south Slavic people living chiefly in Serbia and Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... Pale (Пале) is a small town in Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... Serbia and Montenegro  â€“ Serbia    â€“ Kosovo and Metohia        (UN administration)    â€“ Vojvodina  â€“ Montenegro Official language Serbian1 Capital Belgrade Area  â€“ Total  â€“ % water  88,361 km²  n/a Population  â€“ Total (2002)     (without Kosovo)  â€“ Density  7. ...


At the same time, some Bosniak refugees who could not flee to the west arrived to the area of Konjic from primarily the south west and east parts of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Bosniaks (natively: Bošnjaci) are South Slavs descended from those who converted to Islam during the Ottoman period (15th-19th century). ...


Nowadays, the demographics of Konjic are quite uncertain since there has not been a census since 1997. However, the area has seen some of its refugees return back to their homes especially those from Germany and some parts of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Therefore, today it is probably safe to assume that the municipality of Konjic has a population of approx. 39,000 (est.) with a Bosniak majority. Bosniaks (natively: Bošnjaci) are South Slavs descended from those who converted to Islam during the Ottoman period (15th-19th century). ...


External links

  • Official Website of Konjic (Bosnian)


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