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Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina City of Mostar

« City of Mostar » 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 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.
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100 000 inhabitants