Trnovo, Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Trnovo
Трново
Location of Trnovo, Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina within Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Location of Trnovo, Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina within Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Country  Bosnia and Herzegovina
Government
 • Municipality president Sabaheta Radoncic (DNU)
Area
 • Total 338,4 km2 (1,307 sq mi)
Population (2013 census)
 • Total 1,830
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Area code(s) +387 33
Website http://www.trnovo.ba
Trnovo is marked with number 8 on this map of the Sarajevo Canton.

Trnovo is one of the nine municipalities of the Sarajevo Canton. It is located a 30 kilometers southeast of the city of Sarajevo. The seat of the municipality is in Trnovo, although the municipal council uses the "Maršal" Hotel on Mount Bjelašnica as the official meeting hall. As the pre-war municipality (also called Trnovo) was divided by the 1995 Dayton Accords, the actual town of Trnovo is divided between Federation BiH and the Republika Srpska.

Demographics[edit]

According to data from the municipality, it is the least populous municipality in the canton, with a population of 1,747. It is also the least densely populated of the nine Municipalities, and has the highest percentage of people over 65 years of age.

Ethnically, 95.4% are Bosniaks and 4.6% are Serbs and this accounts for the entire population.

Tourism[edit]

The mountain of Bjelašnica is located within the municipality, offering possibilities for tourism development. However, until there is sufficient infrastructure for tourism development, agriculture remains the main branch of the economy. The stunning Rakitnica canyon is also located within Trnovo municipality.

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Coordinates: 43°41′19″N 18°20′23″E / 43.6886°N 18.3397°E / 43.6886; 18.3397