Friday, November 19, 2010

Bosnia Herzegovina - Cazin

Images of Cazin.

Sent by Jasmin from Bihac, Bosnia Herzegovina.

This is from Wikipedia : Cazin is a town and municipality in northwest Bosnia and Herzegovina, near the border with Croatia. It is located in the Una-Sana Canton of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Cazinska Krajina is named after Cazin. The city of Cazin is located on the main road which connects Bihać and Velika Kladuša.

Today, it is estimated that the municipality of Cazin has 72,000 residents with a clear Bosniak majority. In 2005, almost all inhabitants of the municipality (100%) were ethnic Bosniaks.

Cazin has several historic places, some dating back to the 14th century. Ostrožac castle and Radetina Tower are located in Cazin. The city was successfully defended by the Bosnian (Bosnian Muslim) Army during the War in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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