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Encyclopedia > Posavina Canton
Map showing the location of the canton within 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. It is the smallest canton, with an area of only 325 km² (just 50% larger than the nearby Brčko District) populated by 43,588 people (2003), mostly Croats. Image File history File links made from Image:BosniaCantonWestBosnia. ... Cantons are provincial units used in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... 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... 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. ... Croats (Croatian: Hrvati) are a south Slavic people mostly living in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and nearby countries. ...


Its capital city is Orašje (a town of ca. 3,400 residents).
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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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Posavina Canton (Bosnia and Herzegovina) (1344 words)
“The flag of the Posavina Canton is composed of three colours: red, white and green, with the coat of arms of the Posavina Canton in the middle.
The ratio of the width and the length of the flag is 1:2.
The coat of arms of the Canton is set in the middle of the flag, and the lower end of he coat of arms (as high as one square field) enters into the blue field of teh flag.
The FAME: Posavina Canton (279 words)
In base is represented river Sava, the main resource of the area and the namesake of the Canton (Posavina means region around Sava river).
The canton is situated in northern Bosnian Posavina consisting of two territorial disconnected pockets around towns of Odzak and Orasje, where Croats and Bosniaks managed to fight of the Serb agression.
As some other Croat dominated cantons of the Federation, Posavina adiopted initially the coat of arms and the flag of the Croat Republic of Herzeg-Bosnia.
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