Lukomir

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Lukomir
Village
Lukomir, celkovy pohled na nejvyse polozenou ves BaH (1460 m).jpg
Lukomir is located in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Lukomir
Lukomir
Coordinates: 43°38′N 18°11′E / 43.633°N 18.183°E / 43.633; 18.183
Country  Bosnia and Herzegovina
Municipality Konjic
Elevation 4,905 ft (1,495 m)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Lukomir is a village in Bosnia and Herzegovina situated in the municipality of Konjic. Lukomir is the highest altitude and most remote village in the entire country.[1]

Characteristics[edit]

Lukomir sits at an altitude of 1,495 m on the Bjelašnica mountain. Stećci originating from the 14th and 15th century exist at the village and suggest that it was inhabited for hundreds of years.[2] The homes in the area are made of stone while their roofs are composed of wooden tiles. The Rakitnica canyon is located nearby and is said to be the origin of a dragon by local folklore.[3]

In film[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bangs, Richard (16 September 2009). "Bosnia: a model for the planet". MSNBC. 
  2. ^ Huseinović, Samir (24 August 2008). "Turizam ni na nebu ni na zemlji". Deutsche Welle (in Serbo-Croatian). 
  3. ^ Šolić, Tomislav. "Posljednja planinska sela Bjelašnice" (in Serbo-Croatian). National Geographic. 
  4. ^ "Winterslaap in Lukomir". Netherlands Film Festival. 
  5. ^ Sunje, Aida (19 July 2010). "Award Winning Film on Lukomir to Be Screened in Bosnian Village". Balkan Insight. 

Coordinates: 43°38′N 18°11′E / 43.633°N 18.183°E / 43.633; 18.183