Berkovići

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Berkovići

Берковићи
Location of Berkovići within Bosnia and Herzegovina
Location of Berkovići within Bosnia and Herzegovina
Coordinates: 43°05′41″N 18°09′52″E / 43.09472°N 18.16444°E / 43.09472; 18.16444Coordinates: 43°05′41″N 18°09′52″E / 43.09472°N 18.16444°E / 43.09472; 18.16444
CountryBosnia and Herzegovina
EntityRepublika Srpska
Government
 • MayorNenad Abramović (SDS)
Area
 • Total249.69 km2 (96.41 sq mi)
Population
 (2013 census)
 • Total2,114
 • Density8.5/km2 (22/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Area code(s)59
Websitewww.opstinaberkovici.com

Berkovići (Serbian Cyrillic: Берковићи) is a village and municipality located in southern Republika Srpska, an entity of Bosnia and Herzegovina. As of 2013, it has a population of 2,114 inhabitants.

Geography[edit]

The municipality is located in the westernmost part of East Herzegovina.

History[edit]

The municipality was created in 1995, after the Bosnian War, out of the Republika Srpska-controlled portions of the pre-war municipality of Stolac (now in Federation of B&H).

Settlements[edit]

Aside from the town of Berkovići, the municipality includes the following settlements:

  • Bitunja
  • Brštanik
  • Dabrica
  • Hatelji
  • Ljubljenica
  • Ljuti Do
  • Meča
  • Predolje
  • Poplat
  • Strupići
  • Selišta
  • Suzina
  • Šćepan Krst
  • Trusina
  • Žegulja

Berkovići also contains parts of the following settlements:

  • Barane
  • Burmazi
  • Do
  • Hodovo
  • Hrgud

Demographics[edit]

According to 2013 census results, it has a population of 2,114 inhabitants.

Ethnic groups[edit]

The ethnic composition of the municipality (as of 2013 census):[1]

Municipality Nationality
Total
Bosniaks
%
Croats
%
Serbs
%
Berkovići 159 7.52 11 0.52 1,942 91.86 2,114

Economy[edit]

The municipality is underdeveloped and much of the economic activity is agricultural.[citation needed]

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