Ravno, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Location of Ravno within Bosnia and Herzegovina.
|Country||Bosnia and Herzegovina|
|Entity||Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina|
|• Municipality president||Andrija Šimunović (HDZ BiH)|
|• Total||286 km2 (110 sq mi)|
|• Density||11,6/km2 (300/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|Area code(s)||+387 36|
Ravno is a village and municipality located in Herzegovina-Neretva Canton of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, an entity of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Ravno was a separate county until 1963, when it became a part of the Trebinje municipality. In 1994, the border changed and Ravno became a municipality again. This time however, part of the frontier lands of Trebinje municipality were added as part of Ravno. When Ravno inherited part of the former Trebinje municipality it had an area of 447 km2 (173 sq mi). These added borderlands went under the title Travunian Marches (Trebinjska Krajina) and were mostly inhabited by Serbs. The settlement of Ivanica has an unobstructed view of the Adriatic sea.
|Population of settlements – Ravno municipality|
|Ethnic composition – Ravno town|
|Total||597 (100,0%)||198 (100,0%)||364 (100,0%)||549 (100,0%)|
|Croats||584 (97,82%)||173 (87,37%)||306 (84,07%)||472 (85,97%)|
|Serbs||10 (1,675%)||16 (8,081%)||41 (11,26%)||72 (13,11%)|
|Others||3 (0,503%)||3 (1,515%)||3 (0,824%)|
|Yugoslavs||5 (2,525%)||12 (3,297%)|
|Bosniaks||1 (0,505%)||2 (0,549%)||1 (0,182%)|
|Ethnic composition – Ravno municipality|
|Total||3,328 (100,0%)||1,503 (100,0%)|
|Croats||2,633 (81,80%)||776 (51,63%)|
|Serbs||558 (17,33%)||678 (45,11%)|
|Bosniaks||20 (0,621%)||21 (1,397%)|
|Others||8 (0,249%)||13 (0,865%)|
Baljivac, Belenići, Bobovišta, Cicrina, Čavaš, Čopice, Čvaljina, Dvrsnica, Glavska, Golubinac, Gorogaše, Grebci, Ivanica, Kalađurđevići, Kijev Do, Kutina, Nenovići, Nevada, Orahov Do, Podosoje, Požarno, Prosjek, Ravno, Rupni Do, Slavogostići, Slivnica Bobani, Slivnica Površ, Sparožići, Šćenica Bobani, Trebimlja, Trnčina, Uskoplje, Velja Međa, Vlaka, Vukovići, Začula, Zagradinje, Zaplanik and Zavala, and parts of settlements: Baonine, Orašje Popovo and Rapti Bobani.
Ravno during the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Ravno again suffered heavy damage during the War in Bosnia and Herzegovina, when the majority of villages were destroyed. The area around Ravno was used as a corridor from where Dubrovnik county in Croatia was continuously attacked.
- Dominik Andrijašević (fl. 1596–1637), Ragusan Franciscan bishop
- Nikola Bošković (1642–1721), Ragusan trader and father of Roger Joseph Boscovich