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Encyclopedia > Municipalities of Bosnia and Herzegovina

In Bosnia and Herzegovina the smallest administrative unit is the municipality or (Opcina). Prior to the war there were 109 municipalities in Bosnia. 10 of these were part of the Sarajevo area. After the war the number of municipalities increased to 137 along with the Brcko Distrikt.74 municipalities are in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and 63 are in the so called Republika Srpska.The Brcko Distrikt does not belong to either entity. In the Federation the municipalities are a part of a Kanton, while in RS they are a part of a region. Sarajevo is the capital and largest city of Bosnia and Herzegovina, located at 43°52N and 18°25E. According to a 1991 census, its population was 429,672; currently estimated at around 400,000. ... 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... 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. ... Guangzhou (Traditional Chinese: 廣州; Simplified Chinese: 广州; pinyin: Guǎngzhōu; Wade-Giles: Kuang-chou; Jyutping: Gwong2zau1; Yale: Gwóngjaū) is the capital of the Guangdong Province in southern China. ... Region can be used to mean either: any more or less well-defined geographical area of a country or continent, defined by geography, culture or history in political geography, an administrative subdivision of a country or of the European Union. ...


 
 

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