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River Sutjeska in Sutjeska National Park
River Sutjeska in Sutjeska National Park

Sutjeska is Bosnia and Herzegovina's oldest National park. It is famous for the Partisan victory over the Germans in World War II and there are large stone monuments commemorating the event. The park itself is 17,500 hectares of magnificent and untouched wilderness. Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (708x1016, 191 KB) Licensing I, the creator of this work, hereby release it into the public domain. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (708x1016, 191 KB) Licensing I, the creator of this work, hereby release it into the public domain. ... Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales A national park is a reserve of land, usually owned by a national government, protected from most human development and pollution. ... Look up Partisan in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Partisan may refer to: An adherent to a political party or political faction; especially, having the character of blind, passionate, or unreasonable adherence to a party; as, blinded by partisan zeal. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, the use of images on this page may require cleanup, involving adjustment of image placement, formatting, size, or other adjustments. ...


It hosts one of the last two remaining primeval forests in Europe, called Perućica. Beech trees tower over 60 metres high and endemic black pines stem from the rocky faces that protect the ancient forest. Skakavac waterfall can be seen from the look-out point – this seventy five meter plus waterfall is dwarfed by the massive blanket of green trees that cover the valley. The Sutjeska River has carved a stunning valley through the middle of the park and divides Zelengora Mountain 2.014 m) from Maglić (2.386 m), Volujak (2337 m) and Bioč (2388 m) Mountains. World map showing Europe Political map Europe is one of the seven traditional continents of Earth; the term continent here referring to a cultural and political distinction, rather than a physiographic one, thus leading to various perspectives about Europes precise borders. ... Perućica is one of the last remaining primeval forests in Europe. ... Several trees are referred to as black pine: The European Black Pine. ... Map of the Bački Petrovac municipality, showing the location of Maglić Maglić (Маглић) is a village located in the Bački Petrovac municipality, in the South Bačka District of Serbia. ...


Bosnia and Herzegovina's highest peak, Maglić at over 2.386 m, is located in the park, directly on the border with Montenegro. It presents a challenging climb for even experienced hikers. Zelengora Mountain is great for hiking and walking and there are several newly renovated mountain huts on the mountain. Bear and wolf sightings are common. Map of the Bački Petrovac municipality, showing the location of Maglić Maglić (Маглић) is a village located in the Bački Petrovac municipality, in the South Bačka District of Serbia. ... Motto: None Anthem: Oj, svijetla majska zoro Capital Podgorica Largest city Podgorica Official language(s) Serbian of the Ijekavian dialect1 Government Republic  - President Filip Vujanović  - Prime Minister Milo Đukanović Independence From Serbia and Montenegro   - Declared June 3, 2006   - Recognised June 8, 2006  Area    - Total 14,026 km² (159th)   5,414...


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List of national parks of Bosnia and Herzegovina National parks of Bosnia and Herzegovina See also: List of national parks Categories: Lists of national parks | Bosnia and Herzegovina ...


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Sutjeska National Park - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (243 words)
Sutjeska is Bosnia and Herzegovina's oldest National park.
It is famous for the Partisan victory over the Germans in World War II and there are large stone monuments commemorating the event.
The Sutjeska River has carved a stunning valley through the middle of the park and divides Zelengora Mountain 2.014 m) from Maglić (2.386 m), Volujak (2337 m) and Bioč (2388 m) Mountains.
Sutjeska offensive - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (485 words)
The Sutjeska offensive from 15 May to 16 June 1943 was a joint attack of the Axis forces that aimed to destroy the Yugoslav partisan force, near the Sutjeska river in southeastern Bosnia.
The failure of the offensive marked a turning point for Yugoslavia during World War II.
Facing almost exclusively German troops in the final encirclement, YNLA finally succeeded to break out across the Sutjeska river through the lines of the German 118th and 104th Jäger and 369th (Croatian) Infantry divisions in the northwestern direction, towards Eastern Bosnia.
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