Široki Brijeg

What is Široki Brijeg known for?


metal industry

industry and metal industry, and to a smaller production of footwear, manufacture of construction products and stone processing, production of insulation materials, graphic activity, etc. Official statistics, which regularly publishes the Federal Bureau of Statistics tracked the movement of industrial production at the level of the Federation and cantons, so that these (official) data for the municipality does not have. However, the basic features of industrial production in this region in the West would be essentially similar and reflect the movement of industrial production for the municipality of Siroki Brijeg. In the period 2004. 2005. The recorded slight growth of the index of industrial production (101.3). When the production of metals and production of metal products recorded a significant growth (index 2005. 2004. 134.3 and 180.4), production of paper products (index 110.7), while other areas of industrial production recorded a significant decrease ( such as food and beverages: Index 80.0, mining: index 71.4). For further growth of industrial production are essential investments in the development of existing industrial capacity in the areas that are currently represented in the municipality and which employ a large number of workers. This primarily refers to the production of metals and metal products. These activities according to official statistics reported a continued growth during 2005. year. The establishment and construction of new or expansion of existing business and industrial zones is prerequisite for the growth of manufacturing sector, attract domestic and foreign capital and create new jobs. Sport Široki Brijeg has multiple national champion in many sports, including football and basketball. NK Široki Brijeg is a double champion and conqueror of BiH Cup champion five consecutive league HB, and their domestic matches played on stadium Pečar, which meets all the criteria of the UEFA-e, while Mostar in the mud works modern Sports-recreation center training camp Musa-Karačić with the ambulance, equipped with shower, two natural and one playground with artificial grass. Basketball Club, founded in 1974., Still bears the name of HKK Široki Eronet HT and the multiple champion, as well as won multiple State Cup and most postwar BiH club titles with 6 National Championships and 6 titles Cup conquerors of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Culture thumb 200px Cross in downtown, made by Anđelko Mikulić (File:Kameni križ u središtu Širokog Brijega 04355.jpg), 2000. thumb left 200px Franciscan monastery of Široki Brijeg The Monastery (File:Crkva04743.JPG), the symbol of the city The town is the birthplace of the football player of the year in Austria Mario Bazina, as well as Stanko Bubalo and popular Croatian singer Ivan Mikulic who appeared in the Eurovision Song Contest representing Croatia in 2004. The town is also the birthplace of former Croatian defence minister Gojko Šušak, a naturalised Canadian citizen, and the native town municipality of a number of Croatian politicians. The town holds a memorial football tournament in Gojko Šušak's honour (Gojko Šušak Memorial) each year. The town also hosts the Dani Filma (Days of Film) film festival and the West Herzegovina Fest (amateur art festival). Demographics 1971 27,285 total * Croats - 26.940 (98.73%) * Serbs - 234 (0.85%) * Muslims - 43 (0.15%) * Yugoslavs - 12 (0.04%) * Others - 56 (0.20%) 1991 In the 1991 census, the municipality of Široki Brijeg had 26,437 inhabitants: * 26,231 Croats (99.2%), * 147 Serbs (0.6%), * 19 Yugoslavs (0.07%), * 9 Bosniaks (0.03%), * 31 others (0.1%). The town itself had 6,864 inhabitants, 99.37% being Croats. Twin cities Wikipedia:Široki Brijeg Commons:Category:Široki Brijeg


involvement

, Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is below Čerigaj. Among those executed in Macelj were 25 Catholic priests (Involvement of Croatian Catholic clergy with the Ustaša regime) from a Franciscan monastery in Široki Brijeg which were temporarily hidden in nearby Krapina. Stjepan Hršak: I did not take part in liquidation of 25 priests at Macelj In 2008

, the Croatian Ministry of the Interior launched an investigation into Stjepan Hršak's possible involvement in that event. The next year he began teaching at the gymnasium (Gymnasium (school)) in Široki Brijeg. During his time in Široki Brijeg, the Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary was built. He became the school's principal in 1911 and began to encourage the education of children from neighbouring villages. In 1919 he


political events

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characteristic complex

sea level, while its area is known as "lower Herzegovina". Almost the entire northern part of the municipality itself, however, belongs to "high Herzegovina", the highest point being the ''Bile stine'' ("White Rocks") near Donji Crnač. Climate Široki Brijeg has mild submediterranean-mountain climate. Winters are chilly and often very cold. Summers are warm. Relief The wider area of the municipality of Široki Brijeg is located on the characteristic

, complex structural forms known as the "high karst zone" in geologic terms. The basic characteristic is the rocky limestone relief in various karst forms (sinks, caves, sinkholes, karst fields, etc.), as well as deeply cut valleys with occasional torrents flows. The Široki Brijeg area is located on the direction of tectonic units Rakitno-Hrgud and spreads over Rakitno, Vardi mountains, Mostarsko Blato, Rotimlje and Hrgud to Trebišnjica in the southeast. The area is made-up


matches played

of existing business and industrial zones is prerequisite for the growth of manufacturing sector, attract domestic and foreign capital and create new jobs. Sport Široki Brijeg has multiple national champion in many sports, including football and basketball. NK Široki Brijeg is a double champion and conqueror of BiH Cup champion five consecutive league HB, and their domestic matches played on stadium Pečar, which meets all the criteria of the UEFA-e, while Mostar in the mud works modern Sports


multiple

of existing business and industrial zones is prerequisite for the growth of manufacturing sector, attract domestic and foreign capital and create new jobs. Sport Široki Brijeg has multiple national champion in many sports, including football and basketball. NK Široki Brijeg is a double champion and conqueror of BiH Cup champion five consecutive league HB, and their domestic matches played on stadium Pečar, which meets all the criteria of the UEFA-e, while Mostar in the mud works modern Sports

-recreation center training camp Musa-Karačić with the ambulance, equipped with shower, two natural and one playground with artificial grass. Basketball Club, founded in 1974., Still bears the name of HKK Široki Eronet HT and the multiple champion, as well as won multiple State Cup and most postwar BiH club titles with 6 National Championships and 6 titles Cup conquerors of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Culture File:Kameni križ u središtu Širokog Brijega 04355.jpg thumb 200px Cross


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. The town is from Mostar, Široki brijeg –city map ISBN 978-953-7360-05-4

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metal products

would be essentially similar and reflect the movement of industrial production for the municipality of Siroki Brijeg. In the period 2004. 2005. The recorded slight growth of the index of industrial production (101.3). When the production of metals and production of metal products recorded a significant growth (index 2005. 2004. 134.3 and 180.4), production of paper products (index 110.7), while other areas of industrial production recorded a significant decrease ( such as food and beverages: Index 80.0, mining: index 71.4). For further growth of industrial production are essential investments in the development of existing industrial capacity in the areas that are currently represented in the municipality and which employ a large number of workers. This primarily refers to the production of metals and metal products. These activities according to official statistics reported a continued growth during 2005. year. The establishment and construction of new or expansion of existing business and industrial zones is prerequisite for the growth of manufacturing sector, attract domestic and foreign capital and create new jobs. Sport Široki Brijeg has multiple national champion in many sports, including football and basketball. NK Široki Brijeg is a double champion and conqueror of BiH Cup champion five consecutive league HB, and their domestic matches played on stadium Pečar, which meets all the criteria of the UEFA-e, while Mostar in the mud works modern Sports-recreation center training camp Musa-Karačić with the ambulance, equipped with shower, two natural and one playground with artificial grass. Basketball Club, founded in 1974., Still bears the name of HKK Široki Eronet HT and the multiple champion, as well as won multiple State Cup and most postwar BiH club titles with 6 National Championships and 6 titles Cup conquerors of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Culture thumb 200px Cross in downtown, made by Anđelko Mikulić (File:Kameni križ u središtu Širokog Brijega 04355.jpg), 2000. thumb left 200px Franciscan monastery of Široki Brijeg The Monastery (File:Crkva04743.JPG), the symbol of the city The town is the birthplace of the football player of the year in Austria Mario Bazina, as well as Stanko Bubalo and popular Croatian singer Ivan Mikulic who appeared in the Eurovision Song Contest representing Croatia in 2004. The town is also the birthplace of former Croatian defence minister Gojko Šušak, a naturalised Canadian citizen, and the native town municipality of a number of Croatian politicians. The town holds a memorial football tournament in Gojko Šušak's honour (Gojko Šušak Memorial) each year. The town also hosts the Dani Filma (Days of Film) film festival and the West Herzegovina Fest (amateur art festival). Demographics 1971 27,285 total * Croats - 26.940 (98.73%) * Serbs - 234 (0.85%) * Muslims - 43 (0.15%) * Yugoslavs - 12 (0.04%) * Others - 56 (0.20%) 1991 In the 1991 census, the municipality of Široki Brijeg had 26,437 inhabitants: * 26,231 Croats (99.2%), * 147 Serbs (0.6%), * 19 Yugoslavs (0.07%), * 9 Bosniaks (0.03%), * 31 others (0.1%). The town itself had 6,864 inhabitants, 99.37% being Croats. Twin cities Wikipedia:Široki Brijeg Commons:Category:Široki Brijeg


history ancient

and during major precipitation formed a periodic watercourse Ugrovača that going deeply carved canyon Brin, receiving side stream, and in the village of Trn (Trn, Bosnia and Herzegovina), Kočerin water fields, and on the road to Blato Mostarskog, in Siroki Brijeg center connects with the river Lištica. History Ancient period The ruins from the Illyrian (Illyrians) period confirm that the area of Široki Brijeg had a large population in pre-historic times Wikipedia:Široki Brijeg Commons:Category:Široki Brijeg


wide

in southwestern Bosnia and Herzegovina. Name The name of the city in English means "the wide hill" in Croatian (Croatian language). The city is also sometimes referred to as "'''Široki Brig'''" and among the inhabitants of Herzegovina simply as "''Široki''" ("the wide"). Between 1945 and 1990, the name was officially '''Lištica''', after the river that flows through it. Geography The river Lištica (Lištica river) runs through Široki Brijeg

on the name of their own club (Široki Brijeg means wide, or broad, hill). parst_style para p1 Široki Brijeg, Posušje, Grude, Ljubuški government_footnotes The canton is divided into the municipalities of Grude, Široki Brijeg, Ljubuški and Posušje. The vast majority of Muslims by nationality today consider themselves Bosniaks. Life He was born in Drinovci near Grude on November 18, 1898

was known for imprisoning kids for singing Ustaše songs, Bruno Stojić was also member of the Communist Party, while Jadranko Prlić was vice-president of the last communist government. '''Široki Brijeg''', (Croatian for ''wide hill''), sometimes known as '''Široki Brig''' or by the local inhabitants simply as '''Široki''', is a town on the river Lištica in northern Herzegovina, in Bosnia

Široki Brijeg

'''Široki Brijeg''' ( ) is a city in southwestern Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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