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Lukavac
Лукавац
Municipality
Skyline of Lukavac
Coat of arms of Lukavac
Coat of arms
Lukavac is located in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Lukavac
Lukavac
Location of Lukavac
Coordinates: 44°33′N 18°31′E / 44.550°N 18.517°E / 44.550; 18.517Coordinates: 44°33′N 18°31′E / 44.550°N 18.517°E / 44.550; 18.517
Country  Bosnia and Herzegovina
Entity The Federation
Canton Tuzla Canton
Government
 • Municipality president Edin Delić
Area
 • Total 337 km2 (130 sq mi)
Population (2013 census)
 • Total 44,520
 • Density 139/km2 (360/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Area code(s) +387 35
Website http://www.lukavac.ba

Lukavac is a town and municipality in northeastern Bosnia and Herzegovina. The town is the seat of a municipality within the Tuzla Canton of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Geography[edit]

Lukavac covers an area of 352,66 km2. It shares borders with municipalities: of Tuzla, Živinice, Banovići, Zavidovići, Maglaj, Petrovo, Gračanica and Srebrenik.

Apart from the town, the municipality comprises the following villages: Babice DonjeBabice GornjeBerkovicaBikodžeBistarac DonjiBistarac GornjiBokavićiBoriceBrijesnica DonjaBrijesnica GornjaCapardeCerikCrveno BrdoDevetakDobošnica • Gnojnica • HuskićiJaruške DonjeJaruške GornjeKalajevoKomariKrtovaKruševicaLukavacLukavac GornjiMičijevićiMilino SeloModracOrahovicaPoljicePrlineProkosovićiPuračićSmoluća DonjaSmoluća GornjaSemićiSižjeStupariŠikuljeTabaciTumareTurijaVasiljevciVijenac

Demographics[edit]

1971[edit]

In 1971, the population of Lukavac was 51,781, made up of:

1991[edit]

In the 1991 census, Lukavac municipality had 56,830 residents:

2013[edit]

In the 2013 census the municipality of Lukavac had 44,520 residents:

Economy[edit]

Lukavac Cement Factory

Lukavac has strong chemical industry, like the whole Tuzla region. The main factories are Soda Lukavac, member of Turkish Şişecam group[1] and cement factory Fabrika Cementa Lukavac (FCL).

Sport[edit]

The town's football club is FK Radnički Lukavac. There is also Aikido Club "GARD" Lukavac [1].

Lukavac town's Karate Club (previously known as KK Reweus [2] has achieved top recognitions in worldwide Karate competitions, and has produced some of the best Karate Champions in the Region. Members of the club regularly represent Bosnia and Herzegovina's representation in world championships.

Notable residents[edit]

International relations[edit]

Twin towns – Sister cities[edit]

Lukavac is twinned with:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Şişecam Soda Lukavac d.o.o. 
  2. ^ Karate Club Reweus
  3. ^ Frohmader, Andrea. "Bremen - Referat 32 Städtepartnerschaften / Internationale Beziehungen" [Bremen - Unit 32 Twinning / International Relations]. Das Rathaus Bremen Senatskanzlei [Bremen City Hall - Senate Chancellery] (in German). Archived from the original on 2011-07-18. Retrieved 2013-08-09. 

External links[edit]

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