The city of Sarajevo is the capital of the Canton Sarajevo but also the capital city of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It sits in valley of the river Miljacka and it is surrounded by the Dinaric Alps.
The Canton is the metro area of the town and covers an area of 1,276 km2. It is economically the strongest region of the country. The top industries are tourism, food and manufacturing. It is also the seat of numerous foreign corporations.
The city was famous for its traditional cultural diversity.
It has been under post war reconstruction and it is the fastest growing city and the most influential city in Bosnia and Herzegovina.