|Town and municipality|
Location of the municipality of Bojnik within Serbia
|Region||Southern and Eastern Serbia|
|• Mayor||Jovica Aranđelović (independent)|
|• Town||9.87 km2 (3.81 sq mi)|
|• Municipality||264 km2 (102 sq mi)|
|Elevation||242 m (794 ft)|
|Population (2011 census)|
|• Town density||680/km2 (1,800/sq mi)|
|• Municipality density||42/km2 (110/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
Bojnik (Serbian Cyrillic: Бојник) is a village and municipality located in Jablanica District of southern Serbia. It is located some 20 km west from Leskovac. According to 2011 census, the population of the village is 6,688 while population of the municipality was 11,073.
Much of the population settled in after World War II because on 17 February 1942, Bulgarian occupation forces in one day killed all 476 inhabitants of Bojnik, including women, children and the elderly. The massacre was in response to the alleged sheltering of Partisans.
Bojnik municipality is located in southern Serbia and it is surrounded by municipality of Medveđa in the south-west, municipality of Lebane in the south, municipality of Leskovac in the east, and municipalities of Žitorađa and Prokuplje in the north.
Aside from the village of Bojnik, the following villages consist the municipality of Bojnik:
Ethnic composition of the municipality:
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