Priboj


Priboj

Infobox Serbia municipality
native_name = Прибој|official_name=Priboj
district = Zlatibor
image_shield =
mayor = Lazar Rvovic (SRS)
area_km2 = 553
population_total = 19564 | mpop=30377
latd = 43| latm = 36|longd = 19| longm = 32
code = 33
settlements = 33
plates = PB
postal_code = 31330
website = www.priboj.net

Priboj (Serbian Cyrillic: Прибој) is a town and municipality located in the Zlatibor District of Serbia at 43.59° North, 19.54° East. In 2002 the town had a total population of 19,564, while population of the municipality was 30,377.

Geography

The municipality of Priboj is located between municipality of Čajetina in the north, municipality of Nova Varoš in the east, municipality of Prijepolje in the south-east, border with Montenegro in the south-west, and border with Bosnia and Herzegovina in the north-west. A Bosnian-Herzegovinian exclave (Sastavci village) is surrounded by the Priboj municipality. Priboj town is just 5 km away from Uvac, smaller river that is border between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia.

Municipality

Municipality of Priboj include following settlements:
*Priboj
*Banja
*Batkovići
*Brezna
*Bučje
*Dobrilovići
*Živinice
*Zabrđe
*Zabrnjica
*Zagradina
*Zaostro
*Jelača
*Kalafati
*Kaluđerovići
*Kasidoli
*Kratovo
*Krnjača
*Kukurovići
*Mažići
*Miliješ
*Plašće
*Požegrmac
*Pribojska Goleša
*Pribojske Čelice
*Rača
*Ritošići
*Sjeverin
*Sočice
*Strmac
*Hercegovačka Goleša
*Crnugovići
*Crnuzi
*Čitluk
*Akmačići

Demographics

Ethnic groups in the municipality

In 1991, the population of the Priboj municipality numbered 35,951 people, and was composed of:
* Serbs (67.26%)
* Muslims by nationality (30.39%)
* Others.

In 2002, the population of the Priboj municipality numbered 30,377 people, and was composed of:
* Serbs = 22,955 (75.57%)
* Bosniaks = 5,567 (18.33%)
* Muslims by nationality = 1,427 (4.70%)
* Others.

Note: Most of those who in 1991 census declared themselves as Muslims by nationality, in the next census in 2002 declared themselves as Bosniaks, while the smaller number of them still declare themselves as Muslims by nationality.

Ethnic groups in the town

In 2002, the population of the Priboj town numbered 19,564 people, and was composed of:
* Serbs = 13,386
* Bosniaks = 4,396
* Muslims by nationality = 1,042
* Others.

Economy

Priboj is the home of FAP Corporation, which in 1953 introduced its first heavy duty vehicles. Today, FAP is the biggest producer of trucks and buses in Serbia.

ee also

*List of places in Serbia

External links

* [http://www.priboj.net Online community of Priboj town.]

* [http://www.topriboj.org.yu Tourist ogranization of Priboj - Turisticka organizacija Priboja]


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