Serajevo (Bosnian ˈsɛrajɛvɔ)
Sarajevo (Bosnian ˈsarajɛvɔ) or Serajevo
- the capital of Bosnia-Herzegovina: developed as a Turkish town in the 15th century;
capital of the Turkish and Austro-Hungarian administrations in 1850 and 1878 respectively;
scene of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in 1914, precipitating World
War I; besieged by Bosnian Serbs (1992–95). Pop: 603 000 (2005 est)
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