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Tuzla
Ceety
Ceety o Tuzla

Flag

Coat of arms
Location o Tuzla athin Bosnie an Herzegovinae (dark blue)
Kintra Bosnie an Herzegovinae
Entity The Federation
Canton Tuzla Canton
Government
 • Mayor Jasmin Imamović (SDP)
Area
 • Ceety 294 km2 (114 sq mi)
Elevation 245 m (804 ft)
Population (2013 census)
 • Ceety 80,570
 • Density 410/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
 • Urban 120,441
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 75 000
Area code(s) (+387) 35
Website www.tuzla.ba

Tuzla is a ceety an municipality in Bosnie an Herzegovinae. At the time o the 1991 census, it haed 83,770 inhabitants, while the municipality 131,318. Takin the influx o refugees intae accoont, the ceety is currently estimatit tae hae 174,558 inhabitants.[1] Efter Sarajevo, an Banja Luka, Tuzla is the third lairgest ceety in Bosnie an Herzegovinae, an the seat o the Tuzla Canton an Tuzla Municipality. The name "Tuzla" is the Turkis wird for salt mine, an refers tae the extensive salt deposits foond unnerneath the ceety.

The ceety o Tuzla haes Europe's anerlie salt lake as pairt o its central pairk[2] an an' a' haes aroond 100,000 fowk visitin its shores ivery year. The history o the toun Tuzla goes back tae 1510 when Tuzla wis a Turkis garrison toun. Durin the 19t century it passed unner the rule o the Austro-Hungarie Empire, an wis incorporatit intae Yugoslavie in 1918.[3]

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

Tuzla is locatit in the northeastren pairt o Bosnie, settled juist unnerneath the Majevica mountain range, on the Jala river. The central zone lies in an east-wast orientit plain, wi residential auries in the north an sooth o the ceety locatit on the Ilinčica, Kicelj an Gradina hills. The climate is moderate continental. There are abundant coal deposits in the region aroond Tuzla. 6 coal mines continue tae operate aroond the ceety. Hintle o the coal mined in the aurie is uised tae pouer the Tuzla Pouer Plant, which is the lairgest pouer plant in Bosnie an Herzegovinae.

Climate[eedit | eedit soorce]

Climate data for Tuzla
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average heich °C (°F) 2.7
(36.9)
5.9
(42.6)
10.4
(50.7)
15.1
(59.2)
20.3
(68.5)
23.1
(73.6)
25.5
(77.9)
25.7
(78.3)
22.0
(71.6)
16.5
(61.7)
9.7
(49.5)
3.5
(38.3)
15.03
(59.06)
Average laich °C (°F) −4.4
(24.1)
−2.3
(27.9)
0.7
(33.3)
4.4
(39.9)
8.5
(47.3)
11.4
(52.5)
12.8
(55.0)
12.6
(54.7)
9.7
(49.5)
5.7
(42.3)
1.6
(34.9)
−2.8
(27.0)
4.83
(40.69)
Precipitation mm (inches) 71
(2.8)
67
(2.64)
70
(2.76)
74
(2.91)
82
(3.23)
91
(3.58)
79
(3.11)
71
(2.8)
70
(2.76)
77
(3.03)
94
(3.7)
85
(3.35)
931
(36.65)
Avg. precipitation days 10 9 10 11 11 11 9 8 8 8 10 11 116
Source: World Meteorological Organisation (UN)[4]

Twin ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Tuzlarije
  2. [1]
  3. [2]
  4. "World Weather Information Service – Tuzla". United Nations. Retrieved 20 January 2011. 

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Coordinates: 44°32′17″N 18°40′34″E / 44.53806°N 18.67611°E / 44.53806; 18.67611