Široki Brijeg

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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

date January 2012 . The evidence can be seen on the hill Gradina on the frontier of Mokri and Čerigaj. There is also evidence on the walls of the forts where they had been in past. During the ancient period there was plenty of life in that region. From the (Roman empire) period there are remains of the Roman fort (''refugium'') in the village of Biogradci and a basilica in Mokri; there are remain of the forts and roads there. Emperor Constantine VII Porphyrogennetos (Constantine VII) mentions that Mokriskik was in that area Wikipedia:Široki Brijeg Commons:Category:Široki Brijeg


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and Tuzla. Economy Agriculture Agricultural production in the municipality of Široki Brijeg is mostly reduced to the production for their own use on yards and a minor part of the arable land. It is the production of agricultural products for the market is very small compared to the alternatives, and refers primarily to the production of wine, a little bit in the production of vegetables and flowers, very little in the livestock and milk production. This resulted in a large percentage of agricultural land is not used- according to latest statistics - even 60% that could be used for agricultural land is not processed. The lack of clear government strategy and orientation towards the launching and development of agricultural production is also very important feature of the present situation in agriculture . Prior to the war Unlike twenty years ago, is now in agricultural production there is no fundamental cultural production, production that would be meaningful and possible in a larger area of the municipality. For many years it was tobacco. Together with the war has fallen down and the existing state system and thus the former system of organization of agricultural production. In the entire period since then until today, the new system was established. It is the whole country, especially the area where the municipality brought nekontroliranom import all kinds of things. So the majority of agricultural products has become cheaper to import than produce. The result has already been mentioned drastically reducing obrađivanih area, reducing the number of cattle and even up to five times, the entire reduction in volume of agricultural production. Finally it came to life the feeling that it is impossible to engage in agricultural production as the production activity of which can be live or something and make money. After the war The municipality's overall economic performance is stronger than that of the surrounding municipalities - primarily in the Entrepreneurial Sector, and the time orientation and working-age population by non-sector higher. Therefore, the percentage of uncultivated land is the largest in the municipality in comparison to the surrounding ones- 60% (Posušje 59%, 49% Ljubuski and Grude 47%). The number of residents who are engaged solely in agriculture is relatively smallest in Siroki Brijeg. Industry In the area of industrial production in the municipality are significantly represented meat 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


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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


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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


agricultural production

and Tuzla. Economy Agriculture Agricultural production in the municipality of Široki Brijeg is mostly reduced to the production for their own use on yards and a minor part of the arable land. It is the production of agricultural products for the market is very small compared to the alternatives, and refers primarily to the production of wine, a little bit in the production of vegetables and flowers, very little in the livestock and milk production. This resulted in a large percentage of agricultural land is not used- according to latest statistics - even 60% that could be used for agricultural land is not processed. The lack of clear government strategy and orientation towards the launching and development of agricultural production is also very important feature of the present situation in agriculture . Prior to the war Unlike twenty years ago, is now in agricultural production there is no fundamental cultural production, production that would be meaningful and possible in a larger area of the municipality. For many years it was tobacco. Together with the war has fallen down and the existing state system and thus the former system of organization of agricultural production. In the entire period since then until today, the new system was established. It is the whole country, especially the area where the municipality brought nekontroliranom import all kinds of things. So the majority of agricultural products has become cheaper to import than produce. The result has already been mentioned drastically reducing obrađivanih area, reducing the number of cattle and even up to five times, the entire reduction in volume of agricultural production. Finally it came to life the feeling that it is impossible to engage in agricultural production as the production activity of which can be live or something and make money. After the war The municipality's overall economic performance is stronger than that of the surrounding municipalities - primarily in the Entrepreneurial Sector, and the time orientation and working-age population by non-sector higher. Therefore, the percentage of uncultivated land is the largest in the municipality in comparison to the surrounding ones- 60% (Posušje 59%, 49% Ljubuski and Grude 47%). The number of residents who are engaged solely in agriculture is relatively smallest in Siroki Brijeg. Industry In the area of industrial production in the municipality are significantly represented meat 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


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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


agricultural

and Tuzla. Economy Agriculture Agricultural production in the municipality of Široki Brijeg is mostly reduced to the production for their own use on yards and a minor part of the arable land. It is the production of agricultural products for the market is very small compared to the alternatives, and refers primarily to the production of wine, a little bit in the production of vegetables and flowers, very little in the livestock and milk production. This resulted in a large

percentage of agricultural land is not used- according to latest statistics - even 60% that could be used for agricultural land is not processed. The lack of clear government strategy and orientation towards the launching and development of agricultural production is also very important feature of the present situation in agriculture . Prior to the war Unlike twenty years ago, is now in agricultural production there is no fundamental cultural production, production that would be meaningful

and possible in a larger area of the municipality. For many years it was tobacco. Together with the war has fallen down and the existing state system and thus the former system of organization of agricultural production. In the entire period since then until today, the new system was established. It is the whole country, especially the area where the municipality brought nekontroliranom import all kinds of things. So the majority of agricultural products has become cheaper to import than


characteristic

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

of the town with Partisans ostensibly reburied beneath it. On 3 May 2013 the monument was removed to explore the mass grave, revealing the remains of 95 people. Post Bosnian war for independence On 24th July 2014, Široki Brijeg officially became a city, together with Zenica, Bihać

Široki Brijeg

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

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