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Encyclopedia > Petrovo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Petrovo (Serbian Cyrillic: Петрово, Serbian Latin: Petrovo) is a village and relatively young municipality located in northern Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The municipality was formed from parts of the pre-war municipalities of Gračanica and Lukavac (the other parts of the pre-war municipalities are now in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina). Serbian Cyrillic is the Serbian variant of the Cyrillic alphabet. ... The location of Republika Srpska as part of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Europe. ... Gračanica is a town and a municipality in northeastern Bosnia and Herzegovina, located east of Doboj and west of Tuzla. ... Lukavac is a town in Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... This article is in need of attention. ...

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Geography

The municipality is close to Doboj and Gračanica just a half way between Doboj and Tuzla. It is located on the mountain Ozren. Doboj (Cyrilic: Добој) is a city and a municipality in the Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina, situated on the river Bosna. ... Gračanica is a town and a municipality in northeastern Bosnia and Herzegovina, located east of Doboj and west of Tuzla. ... Doboj (Cyrilic: Добој) is a city and a municipality in the Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina, situated on the river Bosna. ... Tuzla (Serbian Cyrillic: Тузла) is a city in Bosnia and Herzegovina. ...

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History

The municipality was formed before the Dayton Agreement. The old name of the municipality was Bosansko Petrovo Selo but was changed before the Bosnian War. The municipality existed before, however, was dismantled in the 1960s and constituted again in 1991. It belonged to Gračanica and Lukavac as well. Now it is one of the poorest municipalities in Bosnia and Herzegovina. General Framework Agreement for Peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina, i. ... 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... Gračanica is a town and a municipality in northeastern Bosnia and Herzegovina, located east of Doboj and west of Tuzla. ... Lukavac is a town in Bosnia and Herzegovina. ...

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Demographics

In 1991, the population of the village of Bosansko Petrovo Selo numbered 2,911 people, of whom 2,694 (93%) were ethnic Serbs.

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Municipality

Tehe following villages are constituents of Petrovo municipality:


1. Petrovo
2. Kakmuz
3. Sockovac
4. Karanovac
5. Krtova
6. Porjecina

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Culture

The Saint Nikola monastery of the Serb Orthodox Church is in the Petrovo municipality. Early history The Serbs migrated to the Balkans during the reign of Byzantine emperor Heraclius (610-641). ...

 
Political divisions of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Zastava Bosne i Hercegovine


Coordinates: 44°38′N 18°22′E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


 
 

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