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Full nameBosnia and Herzegovina
Official namePrijedor
Settlement typeMunicipality
CountryBosnia and Herzegovina
EntityRepublika Srpska
MayorMarko Pavić (DNS) [
Total Area321.5 sq mi (833|population_blank1=112,543|population_blank1_title=Municipality km2)
Urban (pop.)45166
Other information
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
- Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
Area code+387 (052)

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Prijedor (Cyrillic: Приједор, -shprijɛ̌ːdɔrpron) is a city and municipality in the north-western part of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is situated in the Bosanska Krajina region.

Prijedor is the second largest municipality in the Republika Srpska entity and the sixth largest in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is an economically prosperous municipality hosting a wide range of industries, services and educational institutions. The town's geographical location close to major European capitals has made it an important industrial and commercial hub nationally.

Prijedor is known for its Catholic, Orthodox Christian and Islamic heritage. Historic buildings from the Ottoman and Austrian-Hungarian periods are a feature of the urban landscape. The city underwent extensive renovation between 2006-2009.

Prijedor acquired notoriety during the Bosnian War of 1992-1995 as a result of the violent ethnic cleansing of the non-Serb population of the town and municipality and the establishment of a concentration camp system under the auspices of the local Crisis Staff Committee.

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