Sarajevo is the capital city of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It has an estimated population of 436,000 people in the urban area including some municipalities from City of East Sarajevo which is the part of Republika Srpska entity. The city has people living in it from many different cultures. It has mosques, synagogues, and churches. The 1984 Winter Olympics were held in Sarajavo.
Location in Europe and Bosnia and Herzegovina (dark blue)
|Country||Bosnia and Herzegovina|
|Entity||Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina|
|• Mayor||Abdulah Skaka (SDA)|
|• Urban||141.5 km2 (54.3 sq mi)|
|Elevation||518 m (1,699 ft)|
|• City proper||275,524|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|Area code(s)||+387 (33)|
|Website||City of Sarajevo|
During the Siege of Sarajevo, parts of the city were destroyed. Most of the city is now recovered and rebuilt.
- Stilinovic, Josip (3 January 2002). "In Europe's Jerusalem", Catholic World News. The city's principal mosques are the Gazi Husrev-Bey's Mosque, or Begova Džamija (1530), and the Mosque of Ali Pasha (1560–61). Retrieved on 5 August 2006.
- Benbassa, Esther; Attias, Jean-Christophe (2004). The Jews and their Future: A Conversation on Judaism and Jewish Identities. London: Zed Books. p. 27. ISBN 1-84277-391-7.
- "Visit Sarajevo: A Brief History of the City". Visit Sarajevo. Archived from the original on 23 August 2011. Retrieved 28 March 2012. Italic or bold markup not allowed in:
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- Sarajevo Official Web Site. About Sarajevo.Sarajevo Top city guide. Retrieved on 4 March 2007.
- Census 2013th official data Archived 2018-11-23 at the Wayback Machine.