Location of Fojnica within Bosnia and Herzegovina.
|Country||Bosnia and Herzegovina|
|• Municipality president||Sabahudin Klisura (SDA)|
|• Total||306 km2 (118 sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|Area code(s)||+387 30|
Fojnica (Serbian Cyrillic: Фојница) is a town and municipality located in Central Bosnia Canton of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, an entity of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is located west of the capital Sarajevo, in the valley of the Fojnička River, tributary of the river Bosna. Fojnica is a small town in central Bosnia and is also a balneological resort.
The Franciscan monastery in Fojnica has a library of philosophical and theological works printed from the 16th to the 19th centuries, with some dating back to 1481. The monastery is currently under renovation.[when?]
Queen Catherine of Bosnia sought refuge from the Ottomans in Kozograd, royal summer-residence in the mountains near Fojnica at the time, before making her way to Rome.
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