Visoko

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Visoko
Coat of arms of Visoko
Coat of arms
Location of Visoko within Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Location of Visoko within Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Country Bosnia 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
Websitehttp://www.visoko.gov.ba/
Picture of Visoko

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

Visoko was capital town of medieval Bosnia in early years of country. From this time, most important objects are old town Visoki on Visočica hill, trade center Podvisoki, Mile - place where the kings were crowned and Moštre where was Bosnian church university.

In 1463 Ottomans counqered Bosnia. Ajas-beg is founder of modern Visoko. He built mosques, trade shops and other objects.

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