Balkana Lake

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Balkana
Balkana2.jpg
Location Mrkonjić Grad
Coordinates 44° 25' 2.71" N 17° 2' 52.15" E
Basin countries Bosnia and Herzegovina
Surface area 0.056 km²
Location of Lake Balkana
Location of Lake Balkana
Balkana
Location of Lake Balkana

Balkana (Serbian Cyrillic: Балкана) is a lake located in the municipality of Mrkonjić Grad, eastern Bosnia and Herzegovina. The lake is part of the Tourist Centre Balkana.

Name[edit]

It was formerly known as Balukhana and Balukana, derived from Turkish baluk, meaning "fish" and hana, meaning "habitat". The name, over time, transformed into Balkana (there is no connection to the name "Balkans").

History[edit]

See also[edit]

List of lakes in Serbia

References[edit]

Coordinates: 44°24′55″N 17°02′59″E / 44.41528°N 17.04972°E / 44.41528; 17.04972