Fojnica

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Fojnica
Фојница
Location of Fojnica within Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Location of Fojnica within Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Country Bosnia and Herzegovina
EntityFederation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Canton Central Bosnia
Government
 • Municipality presidentSabahudin Klisura (SDA)
Area
 • Town and municipality306 km2 (118 sq mi)
Population
 (2013 census)
 • Town and municipality12,356
 • Urban
3,570
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Area code+387 30
Websitehttp://www.fojnica.ba

Fojnica (Serbian Cyrillic: Фојница) is a town and municipality located in Central Bosnia Canton of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, an entity of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is located west of the capital Sarajevo, in the valley of the Fojnička River, tributary of the river Bosna. Fojnica is a small town in central Bosnia and is also a balneological resort.

Cultural sites in Fojnica include the Holy Spirit Franciscan Monastery which houses an important part of the nation's cultural heritage maintained by the Franciscan Province of Bosna Srebrena.

The Franciscan monastery in Fojnica has a library of philosophical and theological works printed from the 16th to the 19th centuries, with some dating back to 1481. The monastery is currently under renovation.[when?]

Queen Catherine of Bosnia sought refuge from the Ottomans in Kozograd, royal summer-residence in the mountains near Fojnica at the time, before making her way to Rome.

Fojnica also has a spa center with thermal water Reumal Fojnica. The Prokoško Lake is located in the west of the municipality.

Settlements

Demographics

1971

total: 12,829

1981

total: 15,045

  • Bosniaks - 7,637 (50.76%)
  • Croats - 6,432 (42.75%)
  • Serbs - 422 (2.80%)
  • Yugoslavs - 392 (2.60%)
  • others - 162 (1.09%)

1991

total: 16,296

  • Bosniaks - 8,024 (49.23%)
  • Croats - 6,623 (40.64%)
  • Serbs - 157 (0.96%)
  • Yugoslavs - 407 (2.49%)
  • others - 1,085 (6.68%)

2013 Census

Municipality Nationality Total
Bosniaks % Croats % Serbs %
Fojnica 7,592 61.44 3,664 29.65 48 0.38 12356

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References

  1. ^ "Naseljena Mjesta 1991/2013" (in Bosnian). Statistical Office of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Retrieved November 7, 2021.
  2. ^ "Povijest samostana (Ukratko)".
  3. ^ Prirodna radioaktivnost termalnog izvora u selu Banja, Opcina Fojnica iaea.org
  4. ^ "Lječilište "Reumal" Fojnica - O nama".
  5. ^ Link text, additional text.
  • Official results from the book: Ethnic composition of Bosnia-Herzegovina population, by municipalities and settlements, 1991. census, Zavod za statistiku Bosne i Hercegovine - Bilten no.234, Sarajevo 1991.

External links

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