Lukavac

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Lukavac

Лукавац
Grad Lukavac
City of Lukavac
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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
 • Mayor Edin Delić
Area
 • Total 337 km2 (130 sq mi)
Population
 (2013 census)
 • Total 44,520
 • Density 132.11/km2 (342.2/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Area code(s) +387 35
Website www.lukavac.ba

Lukavac is a city and municipality located in Tuzla Canton of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, an entity of Bosnia and Herzegovina. As of 2013, it has a population of 44,520 inhabitants.

Geography

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

1971

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

1991

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

2013

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

Economy

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

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

International relations

Twin towns – Sister cities

Lukavac is twinned with:

References

  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. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)

External links

  • Official site
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