Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina

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City of Banja Luka

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.

City of Mostar

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

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.

Municipality of Trnovo

Trnovo is a municipality located about 30 kilometers southeast of the city of Sarajevo, in Bosnia and Herzegovina, in an inter mountain area of Treskavica, Visočica, Bjelašnica, Igman and Jahorina. The current Municipality of Trnovo administratively belongs to the Sarajevo Canton and it represents the largest municipality of Canton (338.4 square kilometers). Sarajevo International Airport is located about 27 km from Trnovo. Center of Trnovo lies at an altitude of 844 meters, while the villages on the slopes of the surrounding mountains lie at an average altitude of 1,000 meters. Mountains of unique beauty reach height over 2000 meters: Treskavica (2067 m), Bjelašnica (2088 m), Igman, Jahorina and Visočica. This area is characterized as an ecologically clean area, which is reflected in the purity of water and air, and the preservation of natural characteristics of the land. Trnovo is also characterized by a rich natural heritage which is located mostly in the mountains: Bjelašnica, Treskavica and Visočica and in Canyon of Rakitnica. Also other areas are enriched with beautiful nature, lush vegetation and natural monuments. There are many natural springs and mountain streams of unique beauty that enrich many areas of the municipality. This area is also interesting because of caves, mostly locally known and completely unexplored. Nature parks of mountains are at the foot overgrown by forests and ground flora that requires full protection of certain plant and animal species and ecosystems. Trnovo is exceptionally abundant with the clean, fresh water springs, and rivers, such as Crna Rijeka, Bijela Rijeka, Rakitnica River, Canyon of Rakitnica, as well as five mountain glacial lakes. The watershed of the Adriatic and the Black Sea basin is on the territory of Trnovo. Canyon of Rakitnica River, long 20 km with untouched nature represents unique tourist attraction for rare visitors. Its waterfalls crash down to the cliffs where they disperse into millions of tiny particles floating in the air and contributing to the creation of high ozone concentrations, and it represents rich air spa near to Sarajevo. Forests are one of the most important natural resources of the Trnovo. It is estimated that 2/3 of flora of Bosnia and Herzegovina (about 3,000 taxa) exist on the Trnovo area. The municipality of Trnovo has been making great results in recent years. There are a lot of successfully completed projects that contribute to the well-being of the local community, and at the same time create space for new domestic and foreign investments. The point of the Municipality's business is the effort to speed up the development of the Municipality with ready development projects. The Municipality operates in a managerial manner, as shown by the Municipal Budget. The approach to development is different , our vision is implemented through the joint teamwork of the Municipal authorities and the Municipal Council, as well as with the help of the Sarajevo Canton Government, but also thanks to the investors who invested in the municipality of Trnovo. The municipality of Trnovo recorded a large increase in tax revenues, as a result of which there was a significant shift of the municipality in the ranking list of the development of municipalities in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Trnovo is a natural environment for a modern, healthy life, where urban and rural amenities intertwine. The increase in funds in the budget is used by the Municipality of Trnovo for investments in projects that encourage the development of tourism in the Canton of Sarajevo. The implementation of projects is underway in all local communities, especially in the area of Bjelašnica, which is being urbanized through detailed plans. Several more new investment projects are being announced, and the key ones for Trnovo in the coming period concern the construction of a business and sports center and investment in renewable sources of electricity.

Teslic Municipality

In a geostrategic position, Teslic is placed in the middle part of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is only 100 km away from the EU with which is connected by regional road. International railway terminal is only 30 km away while the nearest international seaport is 330 km distant. In circle of 160 km there are three airports responsible for communication between the passengers and the rest of the world. Placed in valley between two rivers, surrounded by mountain ranges, the town developed parallelly with the chemical and wood processing industry. 50% of municipality is covered with the highest quality woods. Teslic is reputable as well as tourist destination. Thanks to thermal and mineral springs, the most developed branch of tourism represents health tourism with emphasis on rehabilitation and cardio-vascular disease treatment. Then, there are congress tourism, religious tourism and mountaineering. Teslic is a municipality with industrial tradition, untouched natural wealth, cultural, sport and touristic center.