Fojnica

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Fojnica
Фојница
Town and municipality
Skyline of Fojnica
Location of Fojnica within Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Location of Fojnica within Bosnia and Herzegovina.
CountryBosnia and Herzegovina
Government
 • Municipality presidentSabahudin Klisura (SDA)
Area
 • Total306 km2 (118 sq mi)
Population (2013 census)
 • Total13,047
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Area code(s)+387 30
Websitehttp://www.fojnica.ba
Fojnica is located in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Fojnica
Fojnica
Sarajevo
Sarajevo
Fojnica

Fojnica 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,[citation needed] 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 the mountains near Fojnica, before making her way to Rome.

Fojnica also has a spa.[citation needed]

Settlements[edit]

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Demographics[edit]

1971[edit]

total: 12,829

1981[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

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

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 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[edit]

Coordinates: 43°58′N 17°54′E / 43.967°N 17.900°E / 43.967; 17.900