Meet Hercegovina

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Official Languages: Croatian, Bosnian and Serbian

Official Alphabets: 

Latin and Cyrillic

Capital: Sarajevo, 779,145 inhabitants

Population: 3,843,126 inhabitants - 48% Bosnians, 37.1% Serbs, 14.3% Croats, 0.6% other

Area: 51 129 km ²

Administrative Divisions: two entities (the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Serbian Republic) and one district (District Brcko)

Water: safe to drink in all parts of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Electricity: Standard European 220V

Time Zone: GMT plus one hour (GMT +1)

Borders: Croatia in the North, Northwest and South (932 km), Serbia (312 km) and Montenegro (215 km) in the East

Currency: KM (convertible mark) (1 KM = 100 pF)

Calling Code: +387

Important Telephone Numbers:

  • Police 122
  • Fire 123
  • Medical 124
  • Emergency 112
  • Road Assistance 1282/1285/1288
  • SOS Phone 1209
  • Exact Time 125

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Mostar is the biggest city in Herzegovina, located on the banks of Neretva River. It is also cultural and economic center of this area, with more than 130,000 inhabitants. The city is named after bridge keepers, who guarded numerous bridges at the river, back in the medieval times.
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Široki Brijeg
Široki Brijeg is the administrative center of the West Herzegovina Canton, located on the banks of Lištica River. It is also cultural and spiritual center of this area, with more than 30,000 inhabitants.
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Čapljina is a town in southwest Herzegovina, located on the right bank of Neretva River, with more than 26,000 inhabitants. The important highways and rail routes connecting the Adriatic Sea with Bosnia and with the Central Europe go through this town.
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Ljubuški is a town in the western parts of Herzegovina, located on the left bank of Trebižat River near the Croatian border and 35 kilometers from Mostar. It was first mentioned in 1444 as the acity of Lubussa.
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Neum is a town in south Herzegovina and the only coastal town in this country, with 24 kilometers of Adriatic coastline. There are around 5,000 inhabitants in this town. Neumene was its historical name, which is first mentioned in 533.
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Kupres is a town in north-western Herzegovina, located in the middle of the Kupres Plain (Kupreško polje), with more than 10,000 inhabitants. It was first mentioned in documents of Kingdom of Croatia.
Medjugorje is a little town in west Herzegovina, located about 25 kilometers south-west of Mostar and very close to the Croatian border. It is the main spiritual town in this region and the second-largest Catholic pilgrimage destination in the world, with around 5,000 inhabitants.

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