Tjentište

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Tjentište
Village
Tjentište is located in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Tjentište
Tjentište
Coordinates: 43°20′54″N 18°41′26″E / 43.34833°N 18.69056°E / 43.34833; 18.69056
CountryBosnia and Herzegovina
EntityRepublika Srpska
MunicipalityFoča
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Memorial for the Battle of the Sutjeska 2.jpg

Tjentište (Serbian Cyrillic: Тјентиште) is a village in the municipality of Foča, Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina.[1] It lies entirely within Sutjeska National Park, and is most well known as the location of two monuments commemorating the 1943 Battle of the Sutjeska; the Valley of Heroes (1971) by Miodrag Živković and the concrete Memorial House by Ranko Radović, which contains unfinished frescoes by famed Croatian artist Krsto Hegedušić.

Notable residents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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.

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Coordinates: 43°20′54″N 18°41′26″E / 43.34833°N 18.69056°E / 43.34833; 18.69056

Memorial for the Battle of the Sutjeska 3.jpg