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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The project was approved by the Administration of the Danube Banovina in Novi Sad in September 1933 and building permits were obtained.
Henkel R, Sakaja L, 2009, "A sanctuary in post-conflict space: the Baptist Church as a "middle option" in Banovina, Croatia" Geografska Annaler 91 39-56
5) In the August of 1995, military-police operation Storm has been carried out, liberating areas of northern Dalmatia, southern and eastern Lika, as well as Kordun and Banovina.
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.
Tras las dos Guerras de los Balcanes -- 1912 y 1913 -, fue repartida entre Grecia (la mayor parte) y Serbia, constituyendo en esta ultima la provincia de Vardar Banovina.
Apart from regional development and post-war reconstruction, the EU is aiming, with this aid, to stimulate the return of ethnic Serbs driven out of Krajina, Banovina and Western Slavonia during the war.
Contract award notice: implementation of the investigations and surveying drafting project basis, the study of the need for environmental impact assessment, the main project for obtaining a building permit, detailed design, surveying projects, the plan works and the tender for the reconstruction of the embankment in the protected area of banovina, the shares in which are implemented in active flood