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Encyclopedia > Novi Grad
Нови Град
Novi Grad
Location in Bosnia and Herzegovina

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General Information
Entity Republika Srpska
Municipality area  ? km²
Population
- (est.)

?
- (1991 census) 41,541
Coordinates 45°05′N, 16°38′E
Area code +387 52
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
CEST (UTC+2)
Website www.novi-grad.org
Politics
Mayor Borislav Vuković (SDS) [1]
Novi Grad
Novi Grad

Novi Grad (Cyrillic: Нови Град), formerly Bosanski Novi (Cyrillic: Босански Нови), is a town and municipality in northwestern Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is situated on the Una river on the border with Croatia (opposite the town of Dvor). Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1600x1520, 289 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Novi Grad ... Political divisions of Bosnia and Herzegovina: Categories: Bosnia and Herzegovina | Politics of Bosnia and Herzegovina | Lists of subnational entities | Bosnia and Herzegovina geography stubs ... Not to be confused with Serbia. ... This article is about the physical quantity. ... 1991 Bosnia and Herzegovina Population Census was the last census of the population of Bosnia and Herzegovina taken before the Bosnian War. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... This is a list of dialing codes in Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... Timezone and TimeZone redirect here. ... Time zones of Europe: Light colours indicate countries that do not observe summer time Central European Time (CET) is one of the names of the time zone that is 1 hour ahead of Coordinated Universal Time. ... “UTC” redirects here. ... Time zones of Europe: Light colours indicate countries that do not observe summer time Central European Summer Time (CEST) is one of the names of UTC+2 time zone, 2 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time. ... “UTC” redirects here. ... 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... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ... The Serb Democratic Party (Serbian: Srpska Demokratska Stranka, SDS) is a political party for Serbs in Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1280x737, 669 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Republika Srpska Novi Grad Category: ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1280x737, 669 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Republika Srpska Novi Grad Category: ... The Cyrillic alphabet (pronounced also called azbuka, from the old name of the first two letters) is actually a family of alphabets, subsets of which are used by certain Slavic languages — Belarusian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Russian, Rusyn, Serbian, and Ukrainian—as well as many other languages of the former Soviet Union... The Cyrillic alphabet (pronounced also called azbuka, from the old name of the first two letters) is actually a family of alphabets, subsets of which are used by certain Slavic languages — Belarusian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Russian, Rusyn, Serbian, and Ukrainian—as well as many other languages of the former Soviet Union... Not to be confused with Serbia. ... Una is a river in the western part of Bosnia and Herzegovina; in its lower course it borders Croatia. ... Dvor is a town and a municipality in Sisak-Moslavina County, Croatia. ...

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Name

In the former Yugoslavia, the city and the municipality was known as Bosanski Novi. During the Bosnian War the town became part of the Republika Srpska and the Muslim population (which today largely considers itself Bosniak) and Croat population were expelled or had to leave. The city epithet Bosanski (meaning "Bosnian") was removed from the name of the city. Combatants  Bosnia and Herzegovina Volunteers from Islamic countries HVO  Croatia Volunteers from Western Europe Republika Srpska  Yugoslavia Various paramilitary units from Serbia and Montenegro Volunteers from Eastern Europe Commanders Alija Izetbegović (President of Bosnia and Herzegovina) Sefer Halilović (Army chief of staff 1992-1993) Rasim Delić (Army chief of Staff... Not to be confused with Serbia. ... Languages Serbo-Croat(Serbian, Bosnian, Croatian) Macedonian Religions Predominantly Islam Related ethnic groups South Slavs Muslims by nationality (Muslimani, Муслимани) was a term used in Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia to describe mainly native Slavic Muslims. ... Language(s) Bosnian Religion(s) Predominantly Islam Related ethnic groups Slavs (South Slavs) The Bosniaks or Bosniacs[1] (Bosnian: BoÅ¡njaci, 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... Croats (Croatian: Hrvati) are a south Slavic people mostly living in Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina (where theyre one of the constitutive nations). ... An epithet (Greek - επιθετον and Latin - epitheton; literally meaning imposed) is a descriptive word or phrase. ...


The current legal name of the town is Novi Grad, but in some of the joint institutions of Bosnia and Herzegovina there is a persistent dual use of the two names - the Election Law, for example, refers to "Bosanski Novi / Novi Grad".[2][3]


Demographics

1910

According to the 1910 population census, the absolute majority in the district was held by Orthodox Serbs - 76.07%. Year 1910 (MCMX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday [1] of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Local government areas called districts are used, or have been used, in several countries. ... Early history The Serbs migrated to the Balkans during the reign of Byzantine emperor Heraclius (610-641). ...


1971

41.216 total

  • Serbs - 28.328 (68,73%)
  • Muslims - 11.625 (28,20%)
  • Croats - 640 (1,55%)
  • Yugoslavs - 366 (0,88%)
  • others - 257 (0,64%)

1991

In the census of 1991, the municipality of Bosanski Novi had 41,541 residents, including: Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ...

The town of Bosanski Novi itself had 13,500 inhabitants, including: 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) [27] Serbs (Serbian: Срби or Srbi) are a South Slavic people who live mainly in Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and, to a lesser extent, in... Serbs are one of the three constitutive nations of Bosnia-Herzegovina, predominantly concentrated in the Republika Srpska, although many also live in the other entity, the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... Languages Serbo-Croat(Serbian, Bosnian, Croatian) Macedonian Religions Predominantly Islam Related ethnic groups South Slavs Muslims by nationality (Muslimani, Муслимани) was a term used in Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia to describe mainly native Slavic Muslims. ... 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 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. ... Ethnic map of BIH, 2006. ...

  • 51% Muslims by nationality
  • 38% Serbs
  • 8% Yugoslavs
  • 1% Croats
  • 2% others

2006

In 2006, the majority of inhabitants of municipality were ethnic Serbs. [4]


Sport

The local football club, FK Sloboda Novi Grad, plays in the First League of the Republika Srpska. A football team is the collective name given to a number of players who play together in a football game, be it American football, Association football (soccer), Australian rules football, Canadian football, Brazilian football, Gaelic football, Rugby league, Rugby union, or other version of football. ... FK Sloboda is a football club from the town of Novi Grad, in Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... Prva liga Republike Srpske or Прва лига Републике Српске (First league of the Republika Srpska) is a second level football competition in Bosnia-Herzegovina. ...


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See also

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Novi Grad

Image File history File links Commons-logo. ... Under the Law on Territorial Organization and Local Self-Government adopted in 1994, Republika Srpska was divided into 80 municipalities. ... Bosanska Krajina Region Bosanska Krajina (lit Bosnian Frontier) is a geographical region of Bosnia and Herzegovina enclosed by three rivers - Sava, Una and Vrbas. ...

External links

  • Official site of Novi Grad
  • Novi Grad
  • Bosanski Novi
 
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