Cantons of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Cantons of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The administrative divisions of Bosnia and Herzegovina consist of two entities, the Bosnia-Herzegovina Federation formed by Bosniaks and Croats, and the Republika Srpska formed by Serbs, and an autonomous administrative region, Brčko.

Each entity has its own president, parliament, police and customs organization and postal system. The Republika Srpska additionally has its own flag and armor. Until the establishment of the Bosnian-Herzegovina Armed Forces in 2005, both entities had their own armies.

The Brchko Region, located in the north-east of the country, is an autonomous administration and under international supervision.

The Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina is divided into 10 cantons and municipalities, while the Republika Srpska is directly divided into municipalities. Republika Srpska is divided into seven geographical regions.

Cantons of the Federal Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Cantons of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Una-Sana

It is one of the 10 cantons that make up the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The capital is Bihac. According to the population census made in 2013, the population is 299,343. The surface area is 4,125 square kilometers. Must-see places, Una National Park, Fethiye Mosque, Bliha Falls, Ostrožac Castle, Kapetanova kula, Hamzibegova Moschee an der Sanski Most, Ostrovica Castle, Crkva sv. Ante Padovanskog, Muzej Prvog zasjedanja AVNOJ-a, Stari Grad, Great Una Waterfalls, Zeleni otoci, Bužim Fort, Muzej Usk.

Highlights of Una-Sana

Rmanj Monastery

Rmanj Monastery

It is a Serbian Orthodox monastery dedicated to Saint Nicholas and located in Martin Brod in north-western Bosnia and Herzegovina, at the left bank of the Unac River near its confluence with the Una.

Dabarska Cave

Dabarska Cave

Dabarska cave is one of the two protected caves in the municipality of Sanski Most, which is located in the village of Donji Dabar. Evidences as objects inside the cave indicate that it was inhabited during the prehistory.

Posavina

The Yellow Fortress
The Yellow Fortress

The capital is Oras. According to the population census made in 2013, the population is 48,089. The surface area is 325 square kilometers. Places you should see are, War Childhood Museum, Gallery 11/07/95, Svrzo House, Sarajevo War Tunnel, The Yellow Fortress, Sarajevo Olympic Bobsleigh and Luge Track, Jewish Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Tuzla

Tuzla

Başkenti Tuzla’dır. 2013 yılında yapılan nüfusu sayımına göre nüfusu 477,278’tür. Yüzölçümü 2,649 kilometrekare’dir. Places you should see are, Pannonica, Slana Banja, Bosnian Cultural Center of Tuzla Canton, Bingo zoo vrt Tuzla, Kapija Behram-begove.

Zenica-Doboj

Old town of Visoki
Old town of Visoki

The cities that give the name of cantona are the capital Zenica and Doboj. There are 12 cantonal cities connected to the Bosnia-Herzegovina federation. These are; Breza, Doboj Jug, Kakanj, Maglaj, Olovo, Tešanj, Vareš, Visoko, Zavidovići, Zenica, Žepče, Usora. According to the population census made in 2013, the population is 385,067. The surface area is 3,415.3 square kilometers. Moreover, places you should see are, Jezero Jelen, Tešanjska tvrđava, Gradski Muzej, Old town of Visoki, Eminagića konak, Native Museum, Site archéologique de Mile, Tvrđava Maglaj, Tvrđava Vranduk, Spomen park zrtvaama zloćina Ahmići.

Highlights of Zenica-Doboj

Kraljeva Sutjeska Franciscan Monastery

Kraljeva Sutjeska Franciscan Monastery

It is located near Kakanj, in the village of Kraljevska Sutjeska. It includes a museum in which it houses historical treasures, a library which keeps rare and valuable historical records. There are around 11,000 works in the library, including 31 incunabula and works in Bosnian Cyrillic.

Bosnia-Podrinje

Podrinje

The capital is Gorazde. According to the population census made in 2013, the population is 25,336. The surface area is 504.6 square kilometers.. Furthermore, places you should see are, Most ispod mosta, Semiz Ali-pašino turbe sa haremom Semiz Ali-pašine džamije.

Central Bosnia

Pliva Waterfall
Pliva Waterfall

A mixed Bosnian-Croatian. In other words, it belongs to both ethnicity. The capital is Travnik. According to the population census made in 2013, the population is 273,149. The surface area is 3,189 square kilometers. Moreover, places you should see are, Pliva Waterfall, Alaca Mosque, Mlinčići, Rodna kuća Ive Andrića, Vodeni park Ribica, Temple of Mithras, Mlinovi, Kupaliste Brana Jajce, Esma Sultana Mosque.

Hersek-Neretva

Mostar Bridge
Mostar Bridge

The capital is Mostar. According to the population census made in 2013, the population is 236,278. The surface area is 4,401 square kilometers. Furthermore, places you should see are, Mostar Bridge, Kravitse, Vjetrenica, Blidinje.

West Hersek

Kocusa Waterfall
Kocusa Waterfall

The capital is Široki Brijeg. According to the population census made in 2013, the population is 97,893. The surface area is 1,362 square kilometers. Places you should see are, Mogorjelo, Kocusa Waterfall, Chiesa di San Giacomo, Međugorje’s Risen Christ Statue, Sahat Kula Počitelj, Stara župna crkva sv. Jakova, Kupalište Čeveljuša, Počitelj historijsko – gradsko područje, Castillo Patrick Y Nancy, Fortress of Herzog Stjepan Vukčić Kosača, Monte Podbrdo, Peć Mlini, Crkva svetog Ilije.

Sarajevo

Sarajevo

The capital is Sarajevo. According to the population census made in 2013, the population is 413,593. The surface area is 1,276.9 square kilometers. Places you should see are, Vrelo Bosne, National Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Skakavac, Museum of Sarajevo 1878–1918, Bezistan de Brusa, Historical Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ferhadija Mosque in Sarajevo, Museum of Crimes Against, Humanity and Genocide 1992-1995, Ars Aevi, Art kuća sevdaha,Museum of Literature & Performing Arts, Museum of the Jews of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Latin Bridge, Sebil, Olimpijski muzej, Vijecnica Library, Sacred Heart Cathedral, Hünkâr Mosque, Church of the Holy, Archangels Michael and Gabriel, Eternal flame, Morića Han, National Gallery of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Highlihgts of Sarajevo

Gazi Hüsrev Bey Mosque

Gazi Hüsrev Bey

Gazi Husrev Bey Mosque is located in Başçarşı, the heart of Bosnia-Herzegovina’s capital, Sarajevo. Also known as Bey Mosque. It was one of the most striking works of Ottoman architecture and was built in 1531 by Mimar Sinan.

 Livno

Livno

The capital is in Livno. According to the population census made in 2013, the population is 84,127. The surface area is 4,934.1 square kilometers.

 

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