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Bosansko Grahovo is a town and municipality in western Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is located near the border with Croatia, near the towns of Drvar, Livno and Glamoč. Administratively it is part of the West Bosnia Canton of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Livno is a city in western Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... West Bosnia Canton is the tenth canton of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, located in the western part of Bosnia. ... Federation of BiH shaded red Official languages Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian Capital Sarajevo Area  - Total  - % water 26,110 km² n/a Population  - Total (2002)  - Density 2,318,972 88/km² Ethnic groups (2002) Bosniaks: 72,9% Croats: 21,8% Serbs: 4,4% and others: 1,0% President Niko Lozančić Anthem none...


In 1991, the municipality of Bosansko Grahovo had 23,855 residents, of which 19,624 Serbs (82.3%), 3,288 Bosniaks (13.8%), 486 Yugoslavs (2%), 264 Croats (1.1%), and 193 others (0.8%). The town of Grahovo itself had 3469 residents (94% Serbs, 3% Croats, 2% Yugoslavs). Serbs (in the Serbian language Срби, Srbi) are a south Slavic people living chiefly in Serbia and Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... Bosniaks (natively: Bošnjaci) are South Slavs descended from those who converted to Islam during the Ottoman period (15th-19th century). ... The Yugoslavs were a relatively short-lived nationality that was created at the time of Yugoslavia. ... Croats (Croatian: Hrvati) are a south Slavic people mostly living in Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina (where theyre one of the constitutive nations). ...


Gavrilo Princip, the main perpetrator of the assassination in Sarajevo of 1914, was born in the village of Obljaj located just east of Bosansko Grahovo. Gavrilo Princip Princip being arrested after the shooting Gavrilo Princip ( July 25, 1894 – April 28, 1918) was a Bosnian Serb nationalist who killed Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria, and his wife Countess Sophie in Sarajevo on June 28, 1914, prompting the Austrian action against Serbia that led to World War... A plaque commemorating the exact scene of the Sarajevo Assasination. ... 1914 is a common year starting on Thursday. ...


In the prelude to the Operation Storm, Croatian military operation in 1995, the army forces of the Bosnian Croats first invaded the area around Bosansko Grahovo in order to be able to encroach on Knin and other areas of former Republic of Serbian Krajina. In the summer 1995, Croatia carried out a large scale military operation called Oluja -- Storm -- the objective of which was to reclaim areas of Croatia held by rebel Serb forces. ... 1995 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Knin is a historical town in the Šibenik-Knin county of Croatia, with a population of 11,128 in the city and 15,190 in the municipality (2001), at 44:02:18N Lat, 16:11:59E Long. ... The Republic of Serbian Krajina (Republika Srpska Krajina, RSK) was an internationally unrecognized Serbian republic in Croatia. ...


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Bosansko Grahovo at AllExperts (251 words)
Bosansko Grahovo (Serbian Cyrillic: Босанско Ð"рахово) is a town and municipality in western Bosnia and Herzegovina.
In 1991, the municipality of Bosansko Grahovo had 8,303 residents, of which 7,929 Serbs (95.5%), 12 Bosniaks (0.1%), 128 Yugoslavs (1.6%), 219 Croats (2.6%), and 15 others (0.2%).
Gavrilo Princip, the main perpetrator of the assassination in Sarajevo of 1914, was born in the village of Obljaj located just east of Bosansko Grahovo.
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