/ sɑːrəjeɪvoʊ /
Prevedi Sarajevo na: francuski · nemački
Capital of Bosnia.
Capital of Bosnia-Herzegovina; Industries include engineering, brewing, chemicals, carpets, and ceramics. A Bosnian, Gavrilo Princip, assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand here 1914, thereby precipitating World War I. From April 1992 the city was the target of a siege by Bosnian Serb forces in their fight to carve up the newly independent republic. A United Nations ultimatum and the threat of NATO bombing led to a cease-fire Feb 1994 and the effective end of the siege as Serbian heavy weaponry was withdrawn from the high points surrounding the city.