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Stari Grad Municipality is the oldest and most historically significant part of Sarajevo in Bosnia and Herzegovina. At its heart is the Baščaršija, the old town market sector where the city was founded by the Ottomans in the 15th century. Municipality Stari Grad is characterized by its many religious structures, and examples of unique architecture. The eastern half of Municipality Stari Grad consists of the Ottoman influenced sectors of the city, while the western half showcases an architecture and culture that arrived with Austria-Hungary, symbolically representing the city as a meeting place between East and West. A history resource for kids -Chronology of Events in History, Mythology, and Folklore. ... View of Sarajevo from the east. ... The Ottoman Empire at the height of its power Imperial motto El Muzaffer Daima The Ever Victorious (as written in tugra) Official language Ottoman Turkish Capital İstanbul ( Constantinople/Asitane/Konstantiniyye ) Sovereigns Sultans of the Osmanli Dynasty Population ca 40 million Area 12+ million km² Establishment 1299 Dissolution October 29, 1923... (14th century - 15th century - 16th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 15th century was that century which lasted from 1401 to 1500. ... Religion—sometimes used interchangeably with faith or belief system—is commonly defined as belief concerning the supernatural, sacred, or divine, and the moral codes, practices and institutions associated with such belief. ... Architecture (in Greek αρχή = first and τέχνη = craftsmanship) is the art and science of designing buildings and structures. ... The word culture comes from the Latin root colere (to inhabit, to cultivate, or to honor). ... Austria-Hungary, also known as the Dual monarchy (or: the k. ...

The population of Stari Grad Municipality is slightly above 50,000, making it the least populous of Sarajevo's four Municipalities. Its population density of 742.5 inhabitants per km² also ranks it last among four. Stari Grad Municipality contains numerous hotels and tourist attractions including the Gazi Husrev-Beg Mosque, Tzar's Mosque, and the Sarajevo Cathedral. Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A hotel is an establishment that provides lodging, usually on a short-term basis. ... A tourist boat travels the River Seine in Paris, France Tourism can be defined as the act of travel for the purpose of recreation, and the provision of services for this act. ... The tomb of Gazi Husrev-Beg in the courtyard of the Gazi Husrev-Beg Mosque. ... The Cathedral of Jesus Heart, Eastern Sarajevo The Cathedral of Jesus Heart in eastern Sarajevo is the largest cathedral in Bosnia and Herzegovina. ...

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Sarajevo Canton - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (846 words)
The Sarajevo Canton is a canton of the Federation in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The economy of Sarajevo Canton is slowly growing better, although it has been severely weakened by the Siege of Sarajevo and is still drastically weaker than it used to be.
According to government statistics from 2002, the overal population of Sarajevo Canton is 701,118.
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