Tjentište

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Tjentište
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Tjentište
Coordinates: 43°20′54″N18°41′26″E / 43.34833°N 18.69056°E / 43.34833; 18.69056
Country Bosnia and Herzegovina
Entity Republika Srpska
Municipality Foča
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)

Tjentište (Serbian Cyrillic : Тјентиште) is a village and a valley in the municipality of Foča, Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina. [1] It lies entirely within Sutjeska National Park.

History

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Museum of the Battle of the Sutjeska

The village was known for the war memorials commemorating the 1943 Battle of the Sutjeska (Operation Fall Schwarz); the Valley of Heroes (1971) by Miodrag Živković and the concrete Memorial House by Ranko Radović, which contains unfinished frescoes by famed Croatian artist Krsto Hegedušić. [2] [3]

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References

  1. Official results from the book: Ethnic composition of Bosnia-Herzegovina population, by municipalities and settlements, 1991. census, Zavod za statistiku Bosne i Hercegovine - Bilten no.234, Sarajevo 1991.
  2. "Tjentiste War Memorial".
  3. Spomenik Database - Tjentište historic & informational resource