Bosnia and Herzegovina
Banja Luka, situated in a valley, is a significant city in the Republic of Srpska, known for its greenery. It has a population of 180,053 and serves as a hub for education, economics, politics, and administration. The city's charm comes from its blend of cultures, showcased through historical monuments like the Kastel fort and religious landmarks. The Vrbas River provides water sport opportunities. Gastronomy reflects local customs, while the nightlife is vibrant with nightclubs and music festivals. Surrounding Banja Luka are natural treasures like the Vrbas River canyon and Manjača Mountain, offering adventure sports such as rafting, canyoning, paragliding, and more. Banja Luka's heritage, vibrant culture, and outdoor offerings make it a unique and exciting destination.
Mostar is the cultural, economic and political centre of Herzegovina, as well as the biggest city of Herzegovina. It is situated on the coastline of the Neretva river and it's the administrative centre of the Herzegovina-Neretva Canton. The Old Bridge, situated on the Neretva River alongside the Old Town is inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage List. According to the last population census from 2013, Mostar is the home of 105 797 residents. The urban area of Mostar can be geographically described as an intersection of northern, southern and eastern Herzegovina. Due to various cultural influences which this city was subjected to, Mostar is an incredible combination of the Mediterranean and the Oriental culture and tradition. Mostar has a moderate Mediterranean climate with mild, yet cold winters and during the summertime the temperatures can even rise up to 45°C in the shade. The highest recorded temperature, the highest average number of precipitation and the highest number of sunny hours recorded in Bosnia and Herzegovina were all recorded in Mostar. Mostar is an important traffic junction. The Main road M17 which passes through Mostar (international name E73) is the most important road in Bosnia and Herzegovina which connects the harbour of Ploče and Metkovic (Republic of Croatia) with Mostar and Sarajevo. In the city itself, there are 2 bus stations and one train station. In the southern part of town, there is the Mostar Airport.
City of Sarajevo (Sarajevo) is the capital and largest city of Bosnia and Herzegovina, its largest urban, cultural, economic and traffic center, the capital of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the headquarters of the Sarajevo Canton. The City of Sarajevo is a local self-government unit consisting of four municipalities. It is located in the heart of Southeast Europe and the Balkans. Sarajevo is the leading political, social and cultural center in Bosnia and Herzegovina and a prominent cultural center in the Balkans. The city is renowned for its traditional cultural and religious diversity where followers of Islam, Orthodoxy, Catholicism and Judaism exist for centuries. Because of its long and rich history, religious and cultural diversity, Sarajevo is well known as the Jerusalem of Europe.