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Encyclopedia > Cantons of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Cantons are provincial units used in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. They are called Kantoni in Bosnian (Kanton in the singular form) and županije in Croatian (županija in the singular form). A canton is a territorial subdivision of a country, e. ... Federation of BiH shaded red Official languages Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian Capital Sarajevo Area  â€“ Total  â€“ % water  26,110 km²  n/a Population  â€“ Total (2002)  â€“ 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 Time...


Bosnian cantons were created by the Bosniak-Croat Accords in 1994, and their boundaries were defined by the Dayton Accords in 1995. The previous provincial unit, the Općina, used in the former Yugoslavia, is now a sub-division of a canton. 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Official language none (1963–1974: Macedonian, Serbo-Croatian, Croato-Serbian, Slovenian) Capital Belgrade Largest city Belgrade Area (1991)  - Total  - % water Ranked xxst 255,804 km² Negligible Population  - Total (2004)  - Density Ranked xxth 20,522,972 80/km² Currency Yugoslav dinar Time zone  - in summer CET (UTC+1) CEST (UTC+2...


Each canton has its own government, headed by a Premier. The Premier has his own cabinet, and is assisted in his duties by various regional ministries, agencies, and canton services.


In the Republika Srpska half of Bosnia and Herzegovina, there are no cantons and instead the municipalities are grouped into regions (see Regions of Republika Srpska). The ethnically diverse Brčko District is a division of its own under the direct jurisdiction of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Official language Serbian, Bosnian and Croatian Official script Cyrillic alphabet, Latin alphabet Capital de jure Sarajevo de facto Banja Luka Area  â€“ Total  â€“ % water  24,811 km²  n/a Population  â€“ Total (2005)  â€“ Density  1,411,000  60/km² Ethnic groups (2005 est. ... The Republika Srpska is composed of 63 municipalities. ... Map showing the location of the Brčko District within Bosnia and Herzegovina (in red, upper right corner) Brcko District map Brčko or Брчко (in Serbian Cyrillic) is a city in northern Bosnia and Herzegovina. ...


Five of the cantons (Una-Sana, Tuzla, Zenica-Doboj, Bosnian Podrinje, and Sarajevo) are Bosniak cantons, three (Posavina, West Herzegovina, and West Bosnia) are Croat cantons, and two (Central Bosnia and Herzegovina-Neretva) are 'ethnically mixed', meaning there are special legislative procedures for protection of the constituent ethnic groups.

Map showing Cantons of Bosnia
Cantons of Bosnia:
1. Una-Sana Canton 1. Unsko-Sanski Kanton
2. Posavina Canton 2. Posavski Kanton
3. Tuzla Canton 3. Tuzlanski Kanton
4. Zenica-Doboj Canton 4. Zeničko-Dobojski Kanton
5. Bosnian Podrinje Canton 5. Bosanskopodrinjski Kanton
6. Central Bosnia Canton 6. Srednjebosanski (Središnjobosanski) Kanton
7. Herzegovina-Neretva Canton 7. Hercegovačko-neretvanski Kanton
8. West Herzegovina Canton 8. Zapadnohercegovački Kanton
9. Sarajevo Canton 9. Kanton Sarajevo
10. West Bosnia Canton 10. Zapadnobosanski Kanton

Note: Since some cantons have a significant Croat population or majority, the de facto local names of some cantons are often in Croatian. For example, Herzegovina-Neretva Canton should technically be Hercegovačko-neretvanski Kanton, in both languages. However, following the Croatian county system, Herzegovina-Neretva Canton is commonly referred to as Hercegovačko-neretvanska Županija. Categories: Bosnia and Herzegovina geography stubs ... Categories: Bosnia and Herzegovina geography stubs ... Map showing the location of the canton within Bosnia and Herzegovina Posavina is a canton of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... Map showing the location of the canton within Bosnia and Herzegovina Posavina is a canton of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... The Tuzla Canton is a canton of the Federation in Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... The Tuzla 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. ... 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: Bosnia and Herzegovina geography stubs ... Categories: Bosnia and Herzegovina geography stubs ... Categories: Stub ... Categories: Stub ... Map showing location of this canton within Bosnia and Herzegovina Herzegovina-Neretva is a Herzegovinian canton that mainly comprises of the Neretva river valley area and parts of Herzegovina west of Mostar, its administrative center. ... Map showing location of this canton within Bosnia and Herzegovina Herzegovina-Neretva is a Herzegovinian canton that mainly comprises of the Neretva river valley area and parts of Herzegovina west of Mostar, its administrative center. ... Map showing Canton within Bosnia and Herzegovina West Herzegovina Canton is one of the 10 cantons of Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... Map showing Canton within Bosnia and Herzegovina West Herzegovina Canton is one of the 10 cantons of Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... Map showing Canton within Bosnia and Herzegovina The Sarajevo Canton is a canton of the Federation in Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... Map showing Canton within Bosnia and Herzegovina The Sarajevo Canton is a canton of the Federation in Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... West Bosnia Canton is the tenth canton of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, located in the western part of Bosnia. ... West Bosnia Canton is the tenth canton of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, located in the western part of Bosnia. ... The counties of Croatia are called županije in Croatian, županija is the singular form. ...



Cantons of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina Flag of FBiH
Bosnian Podrinje | Central Bosnia | Herzegovina-Neretva | Posavina | Sarajevo | Tuzla | Una-Sana | West Bosnia | West Herzegovina | Zenica-Doboj

 
 

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