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31,582 population_footnotes=

 • Density 112/km2 (290/sq mi)

Time zone CET (UTC+1)

 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Area code(s) +387 32

Website http://www.opcina-zepce.com

Žepče
Žepče
is a town and municipality in central Bosnia and Herzegovina, located between Doboj
Doboj
and Zenica. It is administratively part of the Zenica-Doboj Canton
Zenica-Doboj Canton
of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Contents

1 About Žepče 2 History 3 Demographics

3.1 Municipality Population 1991 3.2 Town population in 1991

4 Sport 5 Notable people 6 Gallery 7 External links

About Žepče[edit] The town Žepče
Žepče
is located in the central Bosnia, towards the highway M-17. The river Bosna flows through this town. Near by the town and within the town, there are 14 springs of mineral water. Žepče
Žepče
is in the valley and surrounded by mountains. History[edit] The town was first mentioned in 1458 in a charter issued by the Bosnian king Stjepan Tomašević. "... Pissanna Žepču va ljetu 1458. oktombrija 14. dan." (Written in Žepče
Žepče
in the year 1458. 14.day of October). Žepče
Žepče
during the Yugoslav Wars suffered greatly,with almost the entire town being destroyed after the war. Demographics[edit] In 2001 the following Croat villages from the municipalities of Maglaj and Zavidovići
Zavidovići
merged with the municipality of Žepče
Žepče
to form one entity with Croat majority: Adže, Pire, Ponijevo, Matina, Ljubatovići, Grabovica, Čustovo Brdo, Komšići, Radunice, Globarica, Brankovići, Donji Lug, Gornji Lug, Vrbica, Debelo Brdo, Osova, Vinište and Gornja Lovnica. Municipality Population 1991[edit]

Ethnic Composition

Bosniaks Serbs Croats Yugoslavs Others Total

1961

5,038 36.18% 2,033 14.60% 5,978 42.93% 821 5.90% 54 0.39% 13,924

1971

7,531 44.54% 2,028 11.99% 7,174 42.43% 56 0.33% 117 0.71% 16,906

1981

8,769 44.39% 2,004 10.14% 7,813 39.55% 933 4.72% 235 1.20% 19,754

1991

10,820 47.11% 2,278 9.92% 9,100 39.62% 546 2.38% 222 0.97% 22,966

2011

11,727 38.80% 501 1.65% 17,801 58.90% 0.00 0.00% 111 0.36% 30,219

Town population in 1991[edit]

Ethnic composition

Year Bosniaks  % Serbs  % Croats  % Yugoslavs  % Others  % Total

1961 1,312 48.43% 349 12.88% 461 17.02% 555 20.49% 32 1.18% 2,709

1971 2,242 69.87% 227 7.07% 637 19.85% 33 1.03% 70 2.18% 3,209

1981 2,337 54.90% 252 5.92% 935 21.96% 640 15.03% 235 1.20% 4,257

1991 3,373 60.77% 267 4.81% 1,448 26.09% 373 6.72% 89 1.60% 5,550

Sport[edit] The town was home to local football club NK Žepče
NK Žepče
(dissolved). Notable people[edit]

Ivica Marić, basketball player Abdulvehhab Ilhamija, poet and prose writer Emir Preldžić, basketball player Nedžad Ibrišimović, writer

Gallery[edit]

Construction of the railway line (1879)

Garden Fountain

Orthodox Church

Church of St.Anthony of Padua

Railway station

Bus station

Bus station (war signs)

External links[edit]

Official municipality site Žepče
Žepče
Info - žepački internet portal

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Municipalities of the Zenica- Doboj
Doboj
Canton

Breza Doboj
Doboj
Jug Kakanj Maglaj Olovo Tešanj Usora Vareš Visoko Zavidovići Zenica Žepče

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Political divisions of Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Entities of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina Republika Srpska

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Cantons of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina

   

 Una-Sana  Central Bosnia

 Posavina  Herzegovina-Neretva

 Tuzla  West Herzegovina

 Zenica-Doboj  Sarajevo

 Bosnian Podrinje  Canton 10

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Districts of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Brčko
Brčko
distrikt

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Municipalities and cities in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Cities

Bihać Mostar Sarajevo
Sarajevo
(capital) Široki Brijeg Tuzla Zenica

Municipalities

Banovići Bosanska Krupa Bosanski Petrovac Bosansko Grahovo Breza Brčko Bugojno Busovača Bužim Čapljina Cazin Čelić Čitluk Drvar Doboj
Doboj
East Doboj
Doboj
South Dobretići Domaljevac-Šamac Donji Vakuf Foča-Ustikolina Fojnica Glamoč Goražde Gornji Vakuf-Uskoplje Gračanica Gradačac Grude Hadžići Ilidža Ilijaš Jablanica Jajce Kakanj Kalesija Kiseljak Kladanj Ključ Konjic Kreševo Kupres Livno Ljubuški Lukavac Maglaj Neum Novi Travnik Odžak Olovo Orašje Pale-Prača Posušje Prozor-Rama Ravno Sanski Most Sapna Sarajevo

Centar Novi Grad Novo Sarajevo Stari Grad

Srebrenik Stolac Teočak Tešanj Tomislavgrad Travnik Trnovo Usora Vareš Velika Kladuša Visoko Vitez Vogošća Zavidovići Žepče Živinice

Republika Srpska

Cities

Banja Luka Bijeljina Doboj Istočno Sarajevo Prijedor Trebinje

Municipalities

Berkovići Bileća Brod Bratunac Brčko Čajniče Čelinac Derventa Donji Žabar Foča Gacko Gradiška Han Pijesak Istočni Drvar Istočni Mostar Istočno Sarajevo

Istočna Ilidža Istočno Novo Sarajevo Istočni Stari Grad Pale Sokolac Trnovo

Jezero Kalinovik Kneževo Kostajnica Kozarska Dubica Kotor Varoš Krupa na Uni Kupres Laktaši Ljubinje Lopare Milići Modriča Mrkonjić Grad Nevesinje Novi Grad Novo Goražde Osmaci Oštra Luka Pelagićevo Petrovac Petrovo Prnjavor Ribnik Rogatica Rudo Stanari Šamac Šekovići Šipovo Srbac Srebrenica Teslić Ugljevik Višegrad Vlasenica Vukosavlje Zvornik

Coordinates: 44°26′N 18°02′E / 44.433°N 18.033°E / 44.433; 18.033

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