Banovina


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Banovina

 

an administrative and territorial unit of the former kingdom of Yugoslavia, created by the Constitution of 1931. Yugoslavia was divided into nine banovine (instead of the 33 old župas (or districts). A banovina was headed by a ban (king’s representative). The banovine were abolished after the adoption of the Constitution of 1946.

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Under the Cvetkovic-Macek Agreement, they split BiH between Serbia and Croatia, with the autonomous region of Croatia (also known as Banovina Hrvatska) annexing roughly one-third, while the Serbian region kept the remainder.
The project was approved by the Administration of the Danube Banovina in Novi Sad in September 1933 and building permits were obtained.
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En los sucesivos gobiernos se llego a una solucion territorial que devolvio a Croacia cierta autonomia, pasando a constituirse en Banovina Hrvatska el ano 1939.
Serbs would perhaps propose the name Vardar Macedonia, or Banovina wheareas Albanians are categorically against any option using a Slavic term.
When the Serbian and Croatian political elites agreed to change the constitution of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia and to form the Banovina of Croatia, the Croatian soccer officials stated that they wanted to reorganize the JNS on the same, national principle.
Ironically, the new leaders of the Croat banovina instantly forgot their opposition to Serbian nationalizing policies after 1918 and acted the same way on a smaller scale, antagonizing the Serb minority.
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