Herzegovina-Neretva Canton

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Herzegovina-Neretva Canton

Hercegovačko-neretvanska županijaHercegovačko-neretvanski kantonHerzegovina-Neretva Canton_header_cell_0_0_0

StatusHerzegovina-Neretva Canton_header_cell_0_1_0 Canton of the Federation of Bosnia and HerzegovinaHerzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_0_1_1
Capital

and largest cityHerzegovina-Neretva Canton_header_cell_0_2_0

MostarHerzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_0_2_1
Official languagesHerzegovina-Neretva Canton_header_cell_0_3_0 Bosnian and CroatianHerzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_0_3_1
Ethnic groups (2013)Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_header_cell_0_4_0 53.29% Croats41.44% Bosniaks2.90% Serbs2.37% othersHerzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_0_4_1
Demonym(s)Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_header_cell_0_5_0 Herzegovnian-NeretvanianHerzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_0_5_1
GovernmentHerzegovina-Neretva Canton_header_cell_0_6_0 Parliamentary systemHerzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_0_6_1
Prime MinisterHerzegovina-Neretva Canton_header_cell_0_7_0 Nevenko Herceg (HDZ BiH)Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_0_7_1
LegislatureHerzegovina-Neretva Canton_header_cell_0_8_0 Assembly of the Herzegovina-Neretva CountyHerzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_0_8_1
Canton of the Federation of Bosnia and HerzegovinaHerzegovina-Neretva Canton_header_cell_0_9_0
EstablishmentHerzegovina-Neretva Canton_header_cell_0_10_0 12 June 1996Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_0_10_1
AreaHerzegovina-Neretva Canton_header_cell_0_11_0
TotalHerzegovina-Neretva Canton_header_cell_0_12_0 4,401 km (1,699 sq mi)Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_0_12_1
PopulationHerzegovina-Neretva Canton_header_cell_0_13_0
2013 censusHerzegovina-Neretva Canton_header_cell_0_14_0 222,007Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_0_14_1
DensityHerzegovina-Neretva Canton_header_cell_0_15_0 53.69/km (139.1/sq mi)Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_0_15_1
GDP (nominal)Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_header_cell_0_16_0 2013 estimateHerzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_0_16_1
TotalHerzegovina-Neretva Canton_header_cell_0_17_0 BAM 2,144.630Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_0_17_1
Per capitaHerzegovina-Neretva Canton_header_cell_0_18_0 BAM 5153.71Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_0_18_1
CurrencyHerzegovina-Neretva Canton_header_cell_0_19_0 BAMHerzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_0_19_1
Time zoneHerzegovina-Neretva Canton_header_cell_0_20_0 UTC+1 (CET)Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_0_20_1
Summer (DST)Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_header_cell_0_21_0 UTC+2 (CEST)Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_0_21_1
Date formatHerzegovina-Neretva Canton_header_cell_0_22_0 dd-mm-yyyyHerzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_0_22_1
Driving sideHerzegovina-Neretva Canton_header_cell_0_23_0 rightHerzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_0_23_1

The Herzegovina-Neretva Canton (Croatian: Hercegovačko-neretvanska županija; Bosnian: Hercegovačko-neretvanski kanton) is one of 10 cantons of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_sentence_0

The canton mainly comprises the Neretva river valley area and parts of Herzegovina west of Mostar, its administrative center. Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_sentence_1

Municipalities Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_section_0

The canton is split into the municipalities of Čapljina, Čitluk, Jablanica, Konjic, Mostar, Neum, Prozor-Rama, Ravno and Stolac. Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_sentence_2

Geography and features Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_section_1

The canton is the only canton in Bosnia and Herzegovina with access to the sea via the municipality of Neum. Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_sentence_3

Neum is a town of 2,000 citizens (1991 census) and the area around the city is rich with historical and archeological remains of the Illyrians, a people who lived in the Balkans for many thousands of years. Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_sentence_4

The largest city in the canton and the fifth largest city in the country is Mostar. Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_sentence_5

Mostar is located on the banks of the Neretva river and is divided between Croats and Bosniaks. Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_sentence_6

Mostar is known for its old bridge, Stari Most, which was constructed by the area's Ottoman rulers, who also brought Islam to the region. Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_sentence_7

Bosnian Croat forces bombed and destroyed the bridge on November 8, 1993. Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_sentence_8

Upon its destruction it had stood for 427 years and had become a symbol of a shared cultural heritage and "peaceful" co-existence. Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_sentence_9

The bridge was reconstructed in the summer of 2004. Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_sentence_10

The opening ceremony was attended by several foreign delegates including Stjepan Mesić, the President of Croatia. Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_sentence_11

Other notable cities in this canton are Čapljina, Konjic, Jablanica and Međugorje, the most significant Marian shrine in the region. Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_sentence_12

Jablanica and Konjic are notable for battles which took place there during World War II and there is a large museum in Jablanica dedicated to these battles. Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_sentence_13

The Neretva river runs through the cities of Konjic, Jablanica, Mostar and Čapljina before it flows through Croatia and into the Adriatic Sea. Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_sentence_14

There are large lakes in the canton such as the Jablanica lake located around the city Jablanica. Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_sentence_15

The southernmost municipality in the canton is the Neum municipality which borders the Adriatic sea and the easternmost municipality is the Ravno municipality along the border with Croatia. Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_sentence_16

Demographics Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_section_2

Of the ten cantons comprising the Federation of Bosnia Herzegovina, Herzegovina-Neretva Canton is one of two cantons, the other being the Central Bosnia Canton, nearly equally populated by Bosniaks and Croats. Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_sentence_17

In such cantons there are special legislative procedures for the protection of the constituent ethnic groups. Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_sentence_18

Croats form a majority in the municipalities of Čapljina, Čitluk, Neum, Prozor-Rama and Ravno, and a relative majority in Stolac and Mostar according to the 2013 census. Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_sentence_19

Bosniaks form an absolute majority in the municipalities of Jablanica and Konjic. Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_sentence_20

2013 Census Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_section_3

Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_table_general_1

MunicipalityHerzegovina-Neretva Canton_header_cell_1_0_0 NationalityHerzegovina-Neretva Canton_header_cell_1_0_1 TotalHerzegovina-Neretva Canton_header_cell_1_0_7
BosniaksHerzegovina-Neretva Canton_header_cell_1_1_0 %Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_header_cell_1_1_1 CroatsHerzegovina-Neretva Canton_header_cell_1_1_2 %Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_header_cell_1_1_3 SerbsHerzegovina-Neretva Canton_header_cell_1_1_4 %Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_header_cell_1_1_5
ČapljinaHerzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_2_0 4,541Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_2_1 17.36Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_2_2 20,538Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_2_3 78.51Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_2_4 714Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_2_5 2.72Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_2_6 26,157Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_2_7
ČitlukHerzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_3_0 29Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_3_1 0.15Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_3_2 17,900Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_3_3 98.67Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_3_4 18Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_3_5 0.09Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_3_6 18,140Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_3_7
JablanicaHerzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_4_0 9,045Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_4_1 89.45Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_4_2 726Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_4_3 7.18Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_4_4 63Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_4_5 0.62Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_4_6 10,111Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_4_7
KonjicHerzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_5_0 22,486Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_5_1 89.41Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_5_2 1,553Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_5_3 6.17Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_5_4 355Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_5_5 1.41Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_5_6 25,148Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_5_7
MostarHerzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_6_0 46,752Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_6_1 44.19Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_6_2 51,216Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_6_3 48.40Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_6_4 4,421Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_6_5 4.17Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_6_6 113,169Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_6_7
NeumHerzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_7_0 63Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_7_1 1.35Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_7_2 4,543Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_7_3 97.63Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_7_4 21Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_7_5 0.45Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_7_6 4,653Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_7_7
Prozor-RamaHerzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_8_0 3,525Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_8_1 24.69Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_8_2 10,702Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_8_3 74.94Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_8_4 3Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_8_5 0.02Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_8_6 14,280Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_8_7
RavnoHerzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_9_0 20Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_9_1 0.62Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_9_2 2,633Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_9_3 81.79Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_9_4 558Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_9_5 17.33Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_9_6 3,219Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_9_7
StolacHerzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_10_0 5,544Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_10_1 38.22Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_10_2 8,486Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_10_3 58.51Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_10_4 279Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_10_5 1.92Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_10_6 14,502Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_10_7
CantonHerzegovina-Neretva Canton_header_cell_1_11_0 92,005Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_11_1 41.44Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_11_2 118,297Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_11_3 53.28Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_11_4 6,432Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_11_5 2.89Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_11_6 222,007Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_cell_1_11_7

See also Herzegovina-Neretva Canton_section_4

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