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The region which is Herzegovina forms a part of the Dinaric Alps. Regardless of ethnicity, the ethnic groups which compose Herzegovina's population tend to identify as Herzegovinian at a regional rather than an ethno-religious level.
In the 1991 census, the part of Herzegovina situated in Bosnia and Herzegovina was recorded as having a population of 437,095 inhabitants. They were:
- Croats: 206,457 (47.2%),
- Bosniaks: 112,948 (25.8%)
- Serbs: 93,047 (21.3%)
- Yugoslavs: 18,494 (4.2%)
- All others: 6,149 (1.4%)