|State :||Bosnia and Herzegovina|
|Entity :||Federation of BiH|
|Area :||33 km²|
|Residents :||59,238 (2013)|
|Population density :||1,795 inhabitants per km²|
|Telephone code :||+387 (0) (+387) 33|
|Postal code :||71000|
|Structure and administration (as of 2016)|
|Mayor :||Nedžad Ajnadžić (SDA / SBB)|
|City Festival :||2.May|
Centar ("center") is one of four large municipalities ( općine ) of Sarajevo . It covers the western half of the historical part of the Bosnian capital. It borders on the municipalities of Ilijaš in the north, Stari Grad in the east, Novo Sarajevo in the south and Novi Grad and Vogošća in the west. Centar is the administrative, commercial and cultural center of the city; Many Bosnian institutions, embassies, the Koševo Stadium , the main train station and the headquarters of numerous companies as well as the city's Jewish cemetery are located here .
Sarajevo-Centar consists of a total of 15 settlements.
After the Second World War, Sarajevo was placed in a special area of the people's government. The first time the city was divided into nine districts. And then you made a division of the 4 regions in which Region 2 was accepted as the greater municipality of Sarajevo-Centar. In May 1952, when the local government was reorganized, it was decided that local communities would remain districts and parishes. In 1955, during the municipal planning in Yugoslavia , it was decided that the area of the former city should form the municipalities of Stari Grad, Sarajevo-Centar, Novo Sarajevo and Vogosca. In 1974 it was decided that the city of Sarajevo should combine and create its own rights and obligations. The first president of the Sarajevo-Centar municipality was Salko Lagumdžija. The presidents of the board were: Božidar Jean, Mustafa Dizdarević, Nedeljko Despotović, Đorđe Zarić, Enes Čengić, Nermin Muratović. From 1992 to the present day, Abid Jusić, Igor Gaon, Ljubiša Marković and Dževad Bečirević have been mayors of the Sarajevo Center. Presidents of the Sarajevo-Centar municipal assembly: Mirko Grcić, Boro Ostojić, Zorica Zirojević, Belkisa Rizvanbegović, Jasenković Abdullah, Khaled Prčić, M. Markić, Mark Beros, Dragomir Bulatović. Since 1992 until today the chairmen of the city council are: Husein Kamber, Kulenović Hussein Mohammed Alaim, Lidija Korać, S. Kovačević.
In the Bosnian war Centar was one of the hardest parts affected at Sarajevo.
At the last official census in 2013, the municipality had 59,238 inhabitants.
Ethnic composition (self-attribution)
- Bosniaks - 39,761 (50.14%)
- Serbs - 16,631 (20.97%)
- Yugoslavs - 13,030 (16.43%)
- Croatians - 5,428 (6.84%)
- other unknown - 4,346 (5.66%)