Neretva


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Neretva

 

a river in Yugoslavia. Length, 218 km; basin area, about 5,600 sq km. Rises on the slopes of the Zelengora massif; in its upper and middle courses it passes through the Dinaric Alps in a canyonlike valley (a popular tourist area). Below the city of Mostar the valley widens. The river empties into the Adriatic Sea, forming a delta. The average flow rate is 280 cu m per sec; there is flooding in spring and fall. The Jablanica Hydroelectric Power Plant, with an 85-m dam and a reservoir, is on the Neretva. The river is navigable up to the city of Metkovic (20 km from the mouth). The Dubrovnik-Sarajevo highway and railroad run through the Neretva valley.

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Tenders are invited for Inspection and periodic inspection of the initial fire extinguishers under constant pressure and the appliance with a bottle in facilities of the branch "Hydroelectric Power Plants on the Neretva" Jablanica.
2006, Sofradzija 2009) and a very general note from the River Neretva drainage system (Vukovic 1963, 1977, Bogut et al.
The mother only arrived at the hospital on the day of the birth and suffers from an undiscovered gestational diabetes BOSNIA Divers drop by day, left, and by night with lighted torches, right, more than 80 feet down to the Neretva River from the Old Mostar Bridge.
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Escorted excursions to Dubrovnik, Mostar and the Neretva delta, Montenegro, and a cruise to the offshore Elaphite islands ?
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State Ministers Faruk Celik and Faruk Nafiz Ozak were set to reopen bridge which was built in 1682 during the reign of Ottoman Sultan Mehmet IV over the River Neretva in Bosnia's Konjic city.
The rebuilding of the historic stone bridge linking Muslims on the east bank of the Neretva River with Christians on the west was completed this year.
It was built over the deep and fast-running River Neretva in the fifteenth century, shortly after the Ottoman conquest of the Balkans, to act as a key link in one of the Turkish Empire's main east-west trade roads.
THE BRIGHT TURQUOISE NERETVA RIVER flows through the center of Mostar, dividing this ancient city in Bosnia-Herzegovina in half.
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There used to be competitions in which men would dive off the high bridge and into the Neretva river below.