Visoko

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Visoko
Visoko
Visoko
Coat of arms of Visoko
Location of Visoko within Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Location of Visoko within Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Visoko is located in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Visoko
Visoko
Location of Visoko
Coordinates: 43°59′N 18°10′E / 43.983°N 18.167°E / 43.983; 18.167Coordinates: 43°59′N 18°10′E / 43.983°N 18.167°E / 43.983; 18.167
CountryBosnia and Herzegovina
CantonZenica - Doboj
Government
 • Municipality presidentMunib Alibegović (SDA)
Area
 • Total232 km2 (90 sq mi)
Population
 (1991 census)
 • Total46,130
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Area code(s)+387 32
Websitewww.visoko.gov.ba

Visoko [ʋǐsɔkɔː] is historic town in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It has 17000 residents. Visoko is on the rivers Bosna and Fojnica.

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.

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