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The Bosna is the third longest river in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and is considered one of the country's three major internal rivers, along with the Neretva and Vrbas. The river flows for 271 kilometers (168 miles) and is found only in Bosnia. It has no foreign variations of its name, and is known as the Bosna in all three of the country's official languages, although it is sometimes spelled Vasna. In Roman times the river was called the Basana, and historians think this is the origin of the word Bosnia. For the Second World War frigate class, see River class frigate The Murray River in Australia A river is a large natural waterway. ... Neretva (also Неретва) is a river in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia. ... The Vrbaš is a major river in western Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... A kilometre (American spelling: kilometer) (symbol: km) is a unit of length equal to 1000 metres (from the Greek words khilia = thousand and metro = count/measure). ... A mile is any of several units of distance, or, in physics terminology, of length. ... The Roman Empire is the term conventionally used to describe the Ancient Roman polity in the centuries following its reorganization under the leadership of Octavian (better known as Caesar Augustus). ...

The source of the Bosna river on the outskirts of Sarajevo.
The source of the Bosna river on the outskirts of Sarajevo.

Picture taken by user Asim Led File links The following pages link to this file: Sarajevo Bosna River Categories: GFDL images ... Picture taken by user Asim Led File links The following pages link to this file: Sarajevo Bosna River Categories: GFDL images ... The source of the Bosna river on the outskirts of Sarajevo. ...

Course and tributaries

The river Bosna also makes up the Bosna River Valley, the country's industrial center and home to close to a million people, as well as the location of several major cities. The river's biggest tributaries are the Željeznica, Miljacka, Fojnica, Lašva, Gostović, Krivaja, Usora, and Spreća rivers. A tributary (or affluent or confluent) is a contributory stream, a river that does not reach the sea, but joins another major river (a parent river), to which it contributes its waters, swelling its discharge. ... The Miljacka is a river in Bosnia and Herzegovina that passes through Sarajevo. ...


The river originates in the Vrelo Bosne, on the outskirts of Sarajevo at the base of mount Igman. The spring is one of Bosnia and Herzegovina's chief natural landmarks and tourist attractions. From there it flows north until it feeds into the river Sava. Vrelo Bosne is a spring in central Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... View of Sarajevo from the east. ... Igman is a mountain in central Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... A tourist attraction is a place where tourists, foreign and domestic, normally visit. ... Sava also Save (German Save, Hungarian Száva) is a river in Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia, a right side tributary of Danube at Belgrade. ...


Although it does not pass through any foreign countries, the Bosna flows through a number of cantons and regions of Bosnia. From its starting point in the Sarajevo Canton, it also flows through Zenica-Doboj Canton, Doboj Region, and Posavina Canton, in that order. Cantons are provincial units used in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... The Republika Srpska is composed of 63 municipalities. ... Map showing Canton within Bosnia and Herzegovina The Sarajevo Canton is a canton of the Federation in Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... map showing the position of the canton within Bosnia and Herzegovina Zenica-Doboj Canton is one of the cantons of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... Categories: Stub ... Categories: Bosnia and Herzegovina geography stubs ...


On its way north the river Bosna also passes through the cities of Visoko, Zenica, and Doboj. Its most famous tributary, the Miljacka, passes through Sarajevo as well. Visoko is a small but famous and noteworthy city in central Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... Zenica is an industrial city (the fourth largest) in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the capital of the Zenica-Doboj Canton of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina entity. ... Doboj (in Serbian Cyrillic: Добој) is a town in northern Bosnia, situated on the river Bosna. ... The Miljacka is a river in Bosnia and Herzegovina that passes through Sarajevo. ... View of Sarajevo from the east. ...


600 AD - 1000 AD

Christian Serbia comprises the following cities: Destinik(on) (Δεστινίκον), Černavusk (Τςερναωουσκεή), Međurečje (Μεγυρέτονς), Dresneik (Δρεσνεηκ), Lesnik (Λεσνηκ), Salines (Σαληνέζ), in the 'župa' (horion) of Bosnia (Βοσνωνα): Katera (Κατερα) and Desnik (Δέσνηκ).


Constantine VII, De Administrando Imperio: Chapter 32 [[1]]


The Bosna river Valley, along with Travunia/Travunja , Pagania / Paganija , Zeta / Duklja was settled with Serb tribes in the 6th century AD during the rain of King Heracleus, as it states in De Administrando Imperio written by Porphyrogenitus. The chiefs of the Bosna River Valley entered into confederations with the Serb princes of Raska early on. Travunia Travunja Travunians Travunia in the 9th century, according to [[De administrando imperio]] Greek map of Serb lands in the 9th century, according to [[De administrando imperio]] This was a medieval principality located in todays Hercegovina and Southern Dalmatia. ... Paganija or Pagania or Narenta or Neretva Pagania in the 9th century, according to De administrando imperio Greek map of Serb lands in the 9th century, according to De administrando imperio This was a medieval principality located in todays Central Dalmatia. ... Paganija or Pagania or Narenta or Neretva Pagania in the 9th century, according to De administrando imperio Greek map of Serb lands in the 9th century, according to De administrando imperio This was a medieval principality located in todays Northern Dalmatia. ... Zeta can refer to: Zeta (letter), a letter of the Greek alphabet. ... Duklja (Latin: Doclea or Dioclea, after the town of Dioclea) was a vassal state of Byzantium until it won its independence in 1042, ruled by the Vojislavljevic Dynasty, located in Zeta, or modern Montenegro and northern Albania including the city of Shkodër. ... De Administrando Imperio is a scholarly work from ca. ... Constantine VII Porphyrogenitos (the Purple-born) (905 - November 9, 959) was the son of Byzantine emperor Leo VI and nephew of Alexander III. He earned his nickname as the legitimate (or more accurately legitimized) son of Leo, as opposed to the others who claimed the throne during his lifetime. ...


The Serbian prince Caslav Klonimirovic (931-960) sueeeeded in freeing Serbia from the suzerainty of Bulgaria and built up a confederation of which Bosnia formed a part, freeing Bosna from the rule of the Croatian king. By about 955 Caslav was obliged to defend the dependent banat, or district, of Bosnia (originally merely the valley of the upper Bosna) from an incursion of the Magyars. After the death of Caslav and the dissolution of his kingdom Bosnia was ruled by native bans or chiefs. In 968 however, Bosnia was conquered by the Croatian king Kresimir and in 1019, after a period of unrest, this area became part of the Kingdom of Bosnia. Knez/Zupan Caslav Klonimirovic Vlastimirovic ??? - 960 Ruler of Serbia (son of Klonimir, grandson of Strojimir). ... Serbia and Montenegro  â€“ Serbia    â€“ Kosovo and Metohia        (UN administration)    â€“ Vojvodina  â€“ Montenegro Official language Serbian1 Capital Belgrade Area  â€“ Total  â€“ % water  88,361 km²  n/a Population  â€“ Total (2002)     (without Kosovo)  â€“ Density  7. ... Bosnia and Herzegovina (officially Bosna i Hercegovina, shortened to BiH, also in English variously written Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bosnia and Hercegovina, Bosnia-Hercegovina) is a mountainous country in the western Balkans. ... Bosnia and Herzegovina (officially Bosna i Hercegovina, shortened to BiH, also in English variously written Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bosnia and Hercegovina, Bosnia-Hercegovina) is a mountainous country in the western Balkans. ... Information unavailable ... Bosnia and Herzegovina (officially Bosna i Hercegovina, shortened to BiH, also in English variously written Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bosnia and Hercegovina, Bosnia-Hercegovina) is a mountainous country in the western Balkans. ... Events Births Emperor Kazan of Japan Ethelred II of England Romanus Argyrus, later Romanus III of the Eastern Roman Empire. ... Bosnia and Herzegovina (officially Bosna i Hercegovina, shortened to BiH, also in English variously written Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bosnia and Hercegovina, Bosnia-Hercegovina) is a mountainous country in the western Balkans. ... Events Toi invasion: Jurchen pirates invade Kyushu. ...


External Links

http://www.encyclopedia.com/html/section/bosnianh_history.asp [2]


http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/02694a.htm [3]


http://encyclopedia.thefreedictionary.com/Serbia [4]


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Bosna at AllExperts (356 words)
The source of the Bosna river on the outskirts of Sarajevo.
The Bosna is the third longest river in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and is considered one of the country's three major internal rivers, along with the Neretva and Vrbas.
The river originates in the Vrelo Bosne, on the outskirts of Sarajevo at the base of mount Igman.
Zenica at AllExperts (1297 words)
The River Bosna well is in Ilidža near Sarajevo and its mouth into the River Sava near Bosanski Šamac, which make it a natural north south corridor.
Zenica-Doboj Canton is situated in the middle part of River Bosna valley, as well as on the banks of the River Krivaja, Usora and its confluents.
Zenica is distanced 70 kilometres from the capital Sarajevo, north, by the valley of the river Bosna.
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