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Istočno Sarajevo

Istočno Sarajevo

Istočno Sarajevo is de jure capital city of Republika Srpska entity of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It consists of a few suburban areas of pre-war Sarajevo which are now included in the Republika Srpska entity, and newly built areas. With an area of 1450 km2, Istočno Sarajevo is one of the largest administrative areas in the Balkans. As of 2013, it has a population of 61,516 inhabitants. Istočno Sarajevo is the largest city in Republika Srpska in terms of area, while it is in fifth place in terms of population.

GEOGRAPHY

East Sarajevo lies in the south-western part of the Sarajevo valley, in the middle of the Dinaric Alps. The city is surrounded by heavily forested hills and five mountains.

MUNICIPALITIES

The City of Istočno Sarajevo consists of six Municipalities of BiH: Istočna Ilidža, Istočno Novo Sarajevo, Istočni Stari Grad, Pale, Trnovo and Sokolac.

ECONOMY

The city of East Sarajevo is the administrative, industrial, commercial, financial and cultural center of the eastern part of Republika Srpska.

CLIMATE

East Sarajevo has a mild continental climate, lying between the climate zones of central Europe. The average yearly temperature is 9.5°C

Trebević

Trebević is a mountain located to the southeast of Sarajevo, in the territory of East Sarajevo city. Trebević is 1,627 meters tall, making it the second shortest of the Sarajevo mountains. Today's area of the municipality of East Stari Grad includes the settlements of Blizanci, Bulozi, Vuknić, Vučija Luka, Gornje Biosko, Gornje Međuše, Dovlići, Donje Biosko, Donje Međuše, Lipnik, Kumane, Njamanica, Rakova Noga, Sarajevo part of Stari Grad, Sirovine, Studenkovići, Faletići, Šljeme and Hreša.
Trebević

GEOGRAPHY

The municipality of Istočni Stari Grad is located in the central part of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the central-eastern part of the Republika Srpska.

TOURISM

The cable car connects Trebević with Sarajevo, and visitors need less than eight minutes to get to Trebević from the center of Sarajevo.

MUNICIPALITIES

Within the municipality of Istočni Stari Grad, there are four local communities formed of populated areas: Vučija Luka, Hreša, Bulozi i Trebević.

POPULATION

Starting from the fact that the population density is below 20 inhabitants per km, the municipality belongs to the sparsely populated municipalities.

Jahorina

Jahorina

Jahorina is a mountain in Bosnia and Herzegovina, located on the tripoint of the municipalities of Pale, Trnovo, Republika Srpska and Trnovo, Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Part of the Dinaric Alps, it borders Mount Trebević and its highest peak Sjenište, has a summit elevation of 1,910 m, making it the second-highest of Sarajevo's mountains, after Bjelašnica at 2,067 m. The Jahorina ski resort located on the mountain, hosted the women's alpine skiing events of the 1984 Winter Olympics.

GEOGRAPHY

Jahorina is a mountain located between of the municipalities of Pale, Trnovo, Republika Srpska and Trnovo, Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

TOURISM

The Jahorina is 30 kilometers long mountain range, from Sarajevo it is distanced 28, from Banja Luka 200, of Belgrade 320, and 350 kilometers from Zagreb.

SKI RESORT

The largest and the most popular Jahorina ski resort, located on the mountain, hosted the women’s alpine skiing events of the 1984 Winter Olympics.

CLIMATE

The average number of days with snow cover on Jahorina is 175, from October to the end of May. The ten-year average height of the snow cover in February is 106 cm.

Pale

Pale is a municipality of the city of Istočno Sarajevo located in Republika Srpska, an entity of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is situated southeast of the capital city of Sarajevo. As of 2013, it had a population of 22,282 inhabitants, while the town of Pale has a population of 13,883 inhabitants. Today, the name Pale is associated with determinants - a European city, a city of youth, sports, a university and a tourist center. The famous Jahorina ski resort is located some 15 km (9.3 mi) from the municipality.
Pale

GEOGRAPHY

The municipality covers an area of ​​492.8 km2. The river Miljacka springs in the area of ​​the municipality, and there is a cave Orlovača.

COMMUNITIES

There are ten local communities in the municipality of Pale: Station Pale, Obilićevo, Repca, Prača, Podgrab, Koran, Pale, Jasik, Brezovice and Mokro.

TOURISM

Ski center “Ravna planina” is located in the village of Gornje Pale, 20 kilometers from Sarajevo and two kilometers from the center of Pale.

POPULATION

According to the data of the Agency for Statistics of Bosnia and Herzegovina on the 2013 census, 22,282 persons were registered in the municipality.

OFFICIAL PARTNERS

Republika Srpska Government
Istočno Sarajevo City
Olimpijski Centar Jahorina

ISTOČNO SARAJEVO

Istočno Sarajevo will host the Gran Fondo World Series in August 2021 and the Grand Fondo World Championships in October 2021. City is the part of the Republic Srpska, one of the two regions in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The city has 61.516 inhabitants.

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