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Banja Luka

(bän`yä lo͞o`kä), city (2013 pop. 150,997), in NE Bosnia and Herzegovina, on the Vrbas River. The capital of Bosnia's semiautonomous Serb region, it is a government and financial center with food processing and the manufacture of machinery, paper, and appliances. Banja Luka was captured by the Turks in 1528 and was (1583–1638) the seat of the pashas of Bosnia. Later (1878–1918) a part of Austria-Hungary, it passed to Yugoslavia after World War I. Bosnia and Herzegovina splintered along ethnic lines in 1992 and erupted in civil war, Banja Luka fell under Serb control and much of the minority population was driven out. The city has Roman ruins and the 16th-century Ferhat Pasha Mosque (rebuilt after being razed in 1993 by Bosnian Serb forces); the Arnaudija Mosque (1594) was also razed.

Banja Luka

 

a city in Yugoslavia, in the Republic of Bosnia-Hercegovina. Population, 60,000 (1967). Situated on the Vrbas River. There is metalworking and machine building, as well as timber-processing, tobacco, and food industry. Hot sulfur springs are located near the city. In October 1969 the city was damaged by a severe earthquake.

Banja Luka

a city in NW Bosnia-Herzegovina, on the Vrbas River: scene of battles between the Austrians and Turks in 1527, 1688, and 1737; besieged by Serb forces (1992--95). Pop.: 182 000 (2005 est.)
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Corresponding author: Dragana Roganovic, Dom zdravlja Banjaluka, Jovana Ducica bb, 78000 Banjaluka, Bosnia and Herzegovina, E-mail: dragana.
The Duchess returned to the UK a few days ago after a ten-day tour of the Gulf with the Prince of Wales, and a further day in Banjaluka, Bosnia, with the 1st Battalion Welsh Guards to mark St David's Day.
He received his education at a teacher's school in Banjaluka and the University of Belgrade.
La prohibicion a los no-serbios de Banjaluka de banarse, durante el verano de 1992, tenia su precedente en Prishtina: en 1991, el poder serbio prohibia a los Albaneses, el acceso a la unica piscina de la ciudad.
There are also numerous new weeklies, not only in Sarajevo but also in Tuzla, Zenica, Banjaluka, Mostar and other Bosnian towns.
Serb-dominated Banjaluka in northwestern Bosnia, for instance, refused to send tax monies to the government in Sarajevo.
In Tobacco Factory in Banjaluka this system is implemented in Mollins Mark 5 machine for cigarette making.
The meeting gathered prosecutors from Mostar, Trebinje, Banjaluka, Tuzla and Bihac prosecutors offices, representatives of the Supreme Court of Federation of BiH, and the Republic Prosecutors Office of Republika Srpska.
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