city in central Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Visoko [ʋǐsɔkɔː] is historic town in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It has 17000 residents. Visoko is on the rivers Bosna and Fojnica.
|Coordinates: 43°59′N 18°10′E / 43.983°N 18.167°ECoordinates: 43°59′N 18°10′E / 43.983°N 18.167°E|
|Country||Bosnia and Herzegovina|
|Canton||Zenica - Doboj|
|• Municipality president||Munib Alibegović (SDA)|
|• Total||232 km2 (90 sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|Area code(s)||+387 32|
Visoko was the capital of medieval Bosnia in early years of the country. From this time, the most important places are old town Visoki on Visočica hill, the trade center Podvisoki, Mile - the place where the kings were crowned and Moštre where the Bosnian church university was.
In 1463, the Ottomans conquered Bosnia. Ajas-beg is founder of modern Visoko. He built mosques, trade shops and other things.
Media related to Visoko at Wikimedia Commons
- News from Visoko
- VISOKOIN - Nezavisni News Magazin
- City of Visoko
- Turistic presentation of Visoko Archived 2006-04-30 at the Wayback Machine
- Neolithic findings in Okolište, Visoko Archived 2009-06-05 at the Wayback Machine
- Short history of Visoko
- Visoko in Encyclopædia Britannica, 11th Edition Archived 2008-02-06 at the Wayback Machine
- Tragovima bosanskog kraljevstva Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine - Tourist route for medieval Bosnia (English)
- Trail of the Bosnian Kingdom Archived 2010-02-13 at the Wayback Machine - Cultural Tourism in Visoko