« City of Sarajevo » takes part in the European Local Democracy Week - a paneuropean event coordinated by the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe - as « Partner city »
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.