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Topic: Bosnia (region)

  Bosnia (region) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Historically and geographically, the region known as Bosnia (natively Bosna/Босна) comprises the northern part of the present-day country of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
It lies mainly in the Dinaric Alps, ranging to the southern borders of the Pannonian plain, with the rivers Sava and Drina marking itsl northern and eastern borders.
The southern, Medditerranean, region of the country is Herzegovina.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bosnia_(region)   (277 words)

 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Bosnia and Herzegovina
The former belongs to the region of the Black Sea, the latter to that of the Adriatic.
Bosnia was also, in consequence of the physcal formationn of the land, frequently divided into two parts, the upper or mountainous Bosnia, which extended to where the rivers pass into the flat country of the Save, and the Bosnian plain along the Save.
The Mohammedans form the mass of the population in the region called the Krajina in the north-west, in the district of Serajevo and in the south-eastern part of the territory; the Greek Schismatics preponderate in the district of Banjaluka.
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Bosnia and Herzegovina (Serbo-Croatian Bosna and Hercegovina), republic in southeastern Europe, on the Balkan Peninsula, bounded on the north and west by Croatia, on the east by Serbia, and on the south by Montenegro.
Bosnia, in the northern part of the republic, is heavily forested, while Herzegovina, in the south, has flatter regions of fertile soil which are primarily used as farmland.
Bosnia and Herzegovina is rich in natural resources, including large tracts of arable land, extensive forests, and valuable deposits of such minerals as salt, manganese, silver, lead, copper, iron ore, chromium, and coal.
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 Bosnia and Herzegovina -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Bosnia itself is the chief geographic region of the modern state, and forms its historical backbone.
Bosnia, due to its geographic position and terrain, was probably one of the last areas to go through this process, which presumably originated from the urban centers along the Dalmatian coast.
This was caused by the ethnic cleansing of non-Serb population, of Bosnian Serb refugees from the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina due to Bosnian war (1992-1995) and of Croatian Serb Croatia due to the Croatian war (1991-1995).
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Bosnia_and_Herzegovina   (4428 words)

 Balkan Opportunities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The region was perennially on the edge of great empires, its history dominated by wars, rebellions, invasions and clashes between empires, from the times of the Roman Empire to the latter-day Yugoslav wars.
In the 1990s, the region was gravely affected by armed conflict in the former Yugoslav republics, resulting in intervention by NATO forces in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo and the Republic of Macedonia.
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Demographics of Bosnia and Herzegovina
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 Evil of the great spleen - HERCEG BOSNA :: Croats of Bosnia and Herzegovina ::
Regions north, west and south of the historical core naturally gravitated towards Croatia, and the medieval histories of Croatia and Bosnia are intertwined.
The dialect used in Bosnia before the Ottoman conquest confirms that Bosnia was inhabited by compact population using a western version of the "stokavski" dialect which is a lot closer to the "cakavski" and "stokavski" than to the eastern "stokavski" dialect (map 4).
The Ottoman invasion was unleashed towards Bosnia, but Bosnian aristocrats at the end of the 14th and the beginning of the 15th century, such as Hrvoje Vukcic Hrvatinic and Stjepan Kosaca, were almost solely preoccupied with their parochial power games and preservation of influence spheres.
www.hercegbosna.org /engleski/evil.html   (3526 words)

 The Balkans Agri-Food Regional Profile - Statistical Overview
The median age in Bosnia and Herzegovina is nearly 36 with over 70% of the population between the ages of 15 and 64 years, putting the vast majority of the population within the workforce, and an estimated population growth rate of about 0.45%.
Islam is the predominant religion in this region with roughly 40% of the population being Muslim.
Bosnia and Herzegovina are currently rebuilding the physical infrastructure of the country, which was devastated by the war.
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 History of the War in Bosnia
BosniaÃs Muslims are Slavs who converted to Islam in the 14th and 15th centuries after the Ottoman Empire conquered the region.
Throughout Bosnia, Bosnian Serb nationalists and the JNA began a systematic policy of "ethnic cleansing" (a polite term for genocide) to establish a "pure" Serb republic.
Bosnia's immediate needs are a repaired infrastructure, jobs, and the safe return of people to their homes.
www.friendsofbosnia.org /edu_bos.html   (2438 words)

 German genealogy: Donauschwaben in Bosnien (Bosnia)
Bosnia, of the former Yugoslavia, is defined for purposes of Donauschwaben settlement, as follows:
Illyrian tribesmen, speaking an Indo-European language akin to Albanian, were the earliest historical inhabitants of the region, rich in agriculture, forestry and minerals.
The tribes of Croats and Serbs who settled in the region assisted the Empire in its wars against the troublesome Avars and thus won for themselves nominally-tributary kingdoms, which in reality were difficult to control from Constantinople.
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 General Accounting Office Report
The wars in Croatia, Bosnia, and Kosovo resulted in the displacement of an estimated 2.4 million refugees and 2 million internally displaced persons.14 The largest population flows were associated with the war in Bosnia, during which an estimated 2.3 million people became displaced.
During the war, most of the 1 million people who became displaced within Bosnia had moved to areas controlled by their own ethnic group; as a result, most areas of the country, with the exception of central Bosnia, were populated and controlled by a predominant ethnic group at the end of the war (see app.
In contrast, many international officials in Bosnia, including the SFOR Commander, believe that the primary obstacle to minority returns is the poor economy, primarily unemployment and a lack of funding to repair homes, rather than a lack of personal security.
www.fas.org /man/gao/nsiad-00-125.htm   (12451 words)

 Bosnia (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bosnia and Herzegovina, a modern-day sovereign state in south-eastern Europe
Bosnia (region), a historical region in south-eastern Europe
Bosnia Province, Ottoman Empire, from the 15th to 19th centuries
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bosnia   (133 words)

 USATODAY.com - From Bosnia to Darfur   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Darfur region of Sudan is often described as the worst place on earth.
The Bosnia war ended when leaders of the warring factions were brought to an air base in Dayton, Ohio, and forced into an agreement.
In Bosnia, that role was taken by U.S. envoy and veteran diplomat Richard Holbrooke.
usatoday.com /news/opinion/editorials/2006-02-21-editorial-darfur_x.htm   (522 words)

 ACG Region Country Information - Bosnia and Herzegovina   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Bosnia and Herzegovina - The Media Sustainability Index 2001 (MSI) analyzes and measures the current status and sustainability of independent media systems in twenty countries throughout Europe and Eurasia.
The limited progress in the peace process is attributable in large part to the failure of the international community to understand international power as a resource which must be used strategically in support of the peace mission.
The diagnostic in Bosnia and Herzegovina was released in a public workshop in 2001.
www.nobribes.org /en/country_information/rc_bosnia.htm   (926 words)

 Herzegovina -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Herzegovina (natively Hercegovina/Херцеговина) is a historical and geographical region in the Dinaric Alps that comprises the southern part of present-day Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Due to political agreements in the 19th century it was decided that the Hercegovina region of Bosnia was to be mentioned in the name of the country, changing the name from only "Bosnia" to "Bosnia and Herzegovina".
In the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Herzegovina belongs to cantons Herzegovina-Neretva, West Herzegovina and partially to the Herzeg-Bosnia Canton.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Herzegovina   (605 words)

 GMF – Bosnia-Herzegovina: Unfinished Business
The polities of the region are turned in their majority to the future, with a strong desire to fully reintegrate the family of nations They are not economically self-reliant, but heavily dependent on international economic support through international financial institutions and bilateral agreements.
Bosnia and Hercegovina was in the eye of the storm of the 1990s wars.
Bosnia and Hercegovina, its elected leaders and citizens are faced with the arduous task of defining the way forward.
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 The Islamic World to 1600: The Rise of the Great Islamic Empires (The Islamicisation of Bosnia)
Why Bosnia converted en masse to Islam under the Ottoman Empire, while the other Balkan regions - with the exception of Albania, which also became mostly Muslim - remained Christian, was the subject of much scholarship in the wake of the Balkan war that followed the collapse of Yugoslavia in 1991.
Ottoman census figures show that there was in fact very little migration to Bosnia by the Turks; the increasing number of Muslims was due to the conversion of Bosnians already living in the region.
The main mosque in Bosnia is the Gazi Husrev Beg Mosque, named after the Governor of Bosnia, and built in 1531 by the same architect who later built the Selimiye Mosque in Edirne for Sultan Selim I. The mosque underwent reconstruction in 1996 after being damaged in the war.
ucalgary.ca /applied_history/tutor/islam/empires/ottoman/bosnia.html   (911 words)

 National Capital Region - Professor testifies at Congressional hearing on Bosnia-Herzegovina   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
But, he said, there are a number of limits to the returns process: inevitable urbanization, ethnic engineering, the funding gap and local ownership questions, education and pensions and economic sustainability.
In the words of European Union High Representative (Foreign Minister designate), Javier Solana, the goal is to move from "the era of Dayton," the Bosnia created by the Dayton Peace Accords, to "the era of Brussels," the Bosnia that needs to be created for it to become a member of NATO and the European Union.
“Bosnia has the possibility of a future in the European Union…But this will require that the country face the fact that it needs a significantly revised constitutional structure.
www.ncr.vt.edu /news/news_item.2005-04-26.4593870394   (753 words)

 History of Bosnia and Herzegovina: A Chronology - HERCEG BOSNA :: Croats of Bosnia and Herzegovina ::
The arrival and settling of Slavs in the region of the present-day Bosnia-Herzegovina.
- partial isolation of the whole region from the main cultural and political currents of the epoch, having in consequence a relatively small number of cultural, sacral and secular monuments (with the exception of popular tombstones, known as 'stecci' or 'dolmeni', numbering tens of thousands and representing a kind of folk artistic heritage).
A symbol of political connections between Croatia and Bosnia is the title of "banus", which was, as an exclusively Croatian ruler's title, carried by Bosnian lords since ancient times.
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 Boznia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Bosnia and Herzegovina's declaration of sovereignty in October 1991, was followed by a referendum for independence from the former Yugoslavia in February 1992.
On 21 November 1995, in Dayton, Ohio, the warring parties signed a peace agreement that brought to a halt the three years of interethnic civil strife (the final agreement was signed in Paris on 14 December 1995).
Note: In 1996 the Federation of Bosnia and Hercegovina was divided in 10 ethnic (Bosnian Muslim-Croat) cantons.
www.vdiest.nl /Europa/boznia.htm   (816 words)

 The Wisdom of Mankind on Bosnia-Herzegovina   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Bosnia thus became the central region in a war that included German, Italian and Croatian armies as well as troops by the royalist Serbian regime and the anti-fascist movement.
The Chair of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina rotates among three members (Bosniak, Serb, Croat), each elected as the Chair for a 8-month term within their 4-year term as a member.
In Republika Srpska these changes were caused by the ethnic cleansing of the local Bosniak and Croat population, and in parts of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina of the local Serb population.
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 Frequency Allocation Table
Region 1 encompasses area to the east indicated by line A, and to the west by line B, apart from territory of the Islamic Republic of Iran that lies within these limits.
The first and third column refer to allocation of the frequency band for Region 1, while the second and fourth column refer to allocation of the frequency band in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
In cases when frequency and allocation areas for Region 1 and Bosnia and Herzegovina are the same, columns 1 an 2, or 3 and 4 are attached to one another.
www.cra.ba /en/freq-mgmt/?cid=61   (1710 words)

 Bosnia-Herzegovina Wine Region List - Wineography Directory
The number of approved wineries in each wine region below are in the square brackets [ ].
Please select which wine region you would like to search in...
All winery details, wine reviews and tasting notes on this website are intended for audiences of legal drinking age.
directory.wineography.com /Bosnia-Herzegovina/country/25   (90 words)

 Amazon.com: Bosnia: Fractured Region (World in Conflict): Books: Eric Black   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
This approach is useful in helping readers understand the dispersion of ethnic groups in the region and the historical grudges that were used by leaders of each ethnic group to fan the flames of suspicion against others in the 1990s.
The author's account of the armed conflict among Serbs, Croats, and Muslims is measured and carefully presented as is his assessment of the future of the region.
James Reger's The Rebuilding of Bosnia (Lucent, 1997) offers many more quotes from participants in the conflict and is written with a stronger sense of drama.
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This border area, known as the Chittagong Hill Tracts, is five thousand miles of dense tropical forest, periodically deluged by the monsoons and floods, and is inhabited by some 300,000 people belonging to at least twelve different groups.
While virtually all are baptized and receive a Catholic education, many do not actively practice their religion, and some are even nonbelievers who remain nominally Catholic in order to avoid being cut off from the many social services administered through the Church.
Bosnia also includes a small number of Jews, Roma...
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 Balkan Region Map - Europe
Mountains, rivers, geography of the regions, population information about Map of Central Balka n Regio n, Europ e.
Bosnia and Herzegovina, FYROM Albania, Croatia, Greece and Serbia Montenegro.
Where is can i find a place to practice sports.
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 Bosnia and Balkans links
Perhaps you've been following news in the region from afar, hearing about the latest developments in Kosovo, or about the U.N. activities in Bosnia.
Click on an interactive map for a brief lesson on each of the region's countries, follow a timeline that begins in 7000 B.C., peruse a list of Who's Who (everyone from Slobodan Milosevic to Richard Holbrooke), and much more at this fascinating introductory site.
Balkans - maps of the Balkan region directly prior to 1815 to present
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 Omniseek: /Travel /By Region /Countries /Bosnia and Herzegovina
Providing a snapshot of Bosnia and Herzegovina's development progress Country at-a-Glance Two pages of key indicators tracing the trends in social and economic development of...
9 February, 1996 On February 9 (Fri), Foreign Ministers' Letters for establishing diplomatic relations between Japan and Bosnia and Herzegovina were exchanged in Vienna between the Ambassadors of the two countries to the Republic of Austria.
OHR Press Release BiH and Croatia Start Negotiations on Trade Agreement Sarajevo, 18 March 1999 Yesterday, Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Republic of Croatia started official negotiations on a Trade Agreement between the two countries.
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 Balkan Connection - Business & Opportunities
Ministry of European Integration is seeking proposals for Priority 1: Economic and Social Development (Measure 1.1;1.2;1.3;1.4) and Priority 2: People to people actions (Measure 2.1) in the following eligible counties in Romania in the border region - Caras-Severin, Mehedinti, Timis - with financial assistance from the Neighbourhood Programme of the European Communities.
Contracting Authority is seeking proposals for Joint Small Projects Fund Romania / Bulgaria 2004 in the border region — Mehedinti, Dolj, Olt, Teleorman, Giurgiu, Calarasi and Constanta with financial assistance from the 2004 Phare CBC Programme Romania-Bulgaria of the European Communities.
Dialogue of Youth to Stability in the Region of Southeast Europe
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