Bihac

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Bihać

 

a city in Yugoslavia, in northwestern Bosnia (republic of Bosnia-Hercegovina), on the Una River in an intermontane depression. Population, 18,000 (1967). Bihac is a transportation center. It also has a woodworking combine and food industry. A hydroelectric power plant is located below Bihac on the Una River.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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The Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina's Committee for the Protection of the Rights of the Serbs announced that the Una-Sana Cantonal Ministry of Interior, with its decision to ban the commemoration for 12,000 Serbs killed in World War II in Garavice near Bihac, has set a precedent that may put into question all commemorations in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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