Travnik (Травник ) is a town in central Bosnia and Herzegovina, 90 kilometres (56 miles) west of Sarajevo. It is the capital of the Central Bosnia Canton. It is in the Travnik Municipality. In 2013, the town of Travnik had 16,534 residents. The Travnik metropolitan area population was 57,543 people. In 1699 it became the residence of the viziers of the Ottoman province of Bosnia.
Town and Municipality
Location of Travnik within Bosnia and Herzegovina.
|Country||Bosnia and Herzegovina|
|• Municipality president||Admir Hadžiemrić (SDA)|
|• Town and Municipality||529 km2 (204 sq mi)|
|Elevation||514 m (1,686 ft)|
|• Town and Municipality||16,534|
|• Density||109/km2 (280/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|Area code(s)||(+387) 30|
Travnik is close to the geographic center of Bosnia and Herzegovina at . The river Lašva flows from west to east through the city. Travnik is in the Lašva valley. This valley connects the Bosna river valley to the Vrbas river valley.
Travnik is 514 metres (1,686 feet) above sea level. The Vilenica and Vlašić mountains are two of the geographical features found near Travnik. Vlašić mountain is at the very center of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Its highest peak is Paljenik with an elevation of 1,943 metres (6,375 ft).
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