Skakavac, Sarajevo

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Skakavac
Vodopad Skakavac.jpg
Skakavac, Sarajevo is located in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Skakavac, Sarajevo
Location Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Coordinates 43°56′55.04″N 18°26′55.83″E / 43.9486222°N 18.4488417°E / 43.9486222; 18.4488417Coordinates: 43°56′55.04″N 18°26′55.83″E / 43.9486222°N 18.4488417°E / 43.9486222; 18.4488417
Elevation 980 metres (3,220 ft)
Total height 98 metres (322 ft)

Skakavac is a waterfall located 12 km from Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Its height is about 98 m.[1]

In 2002, Skakavac waterfall with its surroundings is declared by Sarajevo Canton as monument of nature.[2]

Name[edit]

The name Skakavac means grasshopper in Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vodopad Skakavac". www.sarajevo-tourism.com. 
  2. ^ "Zaštita šireg područja vodopada „Skakavac"". www.spomenici-sa.ba (in Bosnian).