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The spirit of the Mediterranean in Herzegovina

Area of municipality Trebinje is placed in the most southern part of Republic of Srpska and Herzegovina. Municipality Trebinje covers the area of 904 km². Is near to Adriatic see.

In the north, the municipality is bounded by municipality Bileca, in the northwest with municipality Ljubinje, in the south and southwest with municipality Ravno (Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina), in the south and southeast with municipality Dubrovnik (Croatia) and municipality Herceg Novi (Montenegro), and in the east with municipality Niksic (Montenegro).

A fascinating story...

This town had a turbulent history.
In the past he was part of the Roman trade routes.
Trebinje is first mentioned in the X century by Constantine Porfirogenit called Tribunia, which later changed into Travunia. The present name dates from the sixteenth century.
Travunia name comes from a new reading of the Greek word - Trabunia (Serbian: Zahumlje), witch mean "district behind the mountains".

Perspectives

Today Trebinje are important touristic center of Republika Srpska and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Tourists visit this area trough whole year.

Based of amendment XL on Constitution of Republika Srpska, National essembly of Republika Srpska, with support of Council of Nations Bosnia and Herzegovina, adopted decree about the proclamation of the City of Trebinje.
Officially till 19. July 2012. Doboj, Bijeljina, Prijedor and Trebinje was a City.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Is near to Adriatic coast
  • Cons:no official bus station
  • In a nutshell:The beutifull city
  • Last visit to Trebinje: Mar 2009
  • Intro Updated Aug 26, 2012
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