Pelagićevo

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Pelagićevo
Пелагићево
Town and municipality
Coat of arms of Pelagićevo
Coat of arms
Location of Pelagićevo within Bosnia and Herzegovina
Location of Pelagićevo within Bosnia and Herzegovina
Coordinates: 44°54′N 18°37′E / 44.90°N 18.61°E / 44.90; 18.61Coordinates: 44°54′N 18°37′E / 44.90°N 18.61°E / 44.90; 18.61
Country Bosnia and Herzegovina
Entity Republika Srpska
Government
 • Mayor Simo Stakić (Independent) [1]
 • Municipality 122.49 km2 (47.29 sq mi)
Population (2013 census)
 • Town 2,796
 • Municipality 5,220
 • Municipality density 43/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Area code(s) 54

Pelagićevo (Serbian Cyrillic: Пелагићево) is a town and municipality located in Republika Srpska, an entity of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is located in the Posavina geographical region. As of 2013, the town has a population of 2,796 inhabitants, while the municipality has 5,220 inhabitants.

It was originally named Gornji Žabar, and was later renamed after Vaso Pelagić, a representative of utopian socialism in Serbia during the second half of the nineteenth century, born in the town in 1833.

History[edit]

The municipality was created after the Dayton Agreement from part of the pre-war municipality of Gradačac (the other part of the pre-war municipality is now in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina).

Demographics[edit]

1991[edit]

In 1991, the population of the Pelagićevo village numbered 537 people, of whom 532 (99%) were Serbs.

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