Lukavac

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Lukavac

Лукавац
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Lukavac
Location of Lukavac
Coordinates: 44°33′N18°31′E / 44.550°N 18.517°E / 44.550; 18.517 Coordinates: 44°33′N18°31′E / 44.550°N 18.517°E / 44.550; 18.517
Country Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg  Bosnia and Herzegovina
Entity Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Canton Flag of Tuzla Canton.svg  Tuzla Canton
Government
  Municipal mayorEdin Delić (SD BiH)
Area
  Municipality338.36 km2 (130.64 sq mi)
Population
 (2013)
  Municipality44,520
  Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
   Urban
12,061
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Area code(s) +387 35
Website www.lukavac.ba

Lukavac (Serbian Cyrillic : Лукавац) is a town and municipality located in Tuzla Canton of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, an entity of Bosnia and Herzegovina. According to the 2013 census, the town has a population of 12,061 inhabitants, with 44,520 inhabitants in the municipality. [1]

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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, prumyslovy objekt.jpg
Lukavac Cement Factory

Lukavac has strong chemical industry, like the whole Tuzla region. The main factories are Soda Lukavac, member of Turkish Şişecam group [2] and cement factory Fabrika Cementa Lukavac (FCL).

Sport

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

Lukavac town's Karate Club (previously known as KK Reweus) [3] 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

Twin towns – sister cities

Lukavac is twinned with:

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References

  1. "2013 census in B&H, Lukavac" . Retrieved January 18, 2021.
  2. Şişecam Soda Lukavac d.o.o., archived from the original on 2012-03-16, retrieved 2011-01-22
  3. Karate Club Reweus
  4. ""Bratimljenje" Lukavca i Ulcinja od posebne važnosti za privrednu saradnju". opcina.lukavac.ba (in Bosnian). Lukavac. 2015-05-12. Retrieved 2020-12-28.
  5. "Mednarodno sodelovanje". velenje.si (in Slovenian). Mestna občina Velenje. Retrieved 2020-12-28.