The Sandjak , in Serbo-Croat " Sandžak" or " Санџак" , in Albanian " Sanxhak" or " Sanxhaku" , is a mountainous region of the Balkans. It is located between the Montenegro and the Serbia. Its chief town is the town of Novi Pazar, located in Serbia. In Turkish, sancak means Sous-préfecture.
In addition to Novi Pazar, the main cities of Sandjak are Prijepolje (31,83% of Bosnian Moslems, 56,82% the Serb ones), Priboj (18,33% of Bosnian Moslems, 74,14% the Serb ones), Tutin (94,23% of Bosnian Moslems, 4,32% the Serb ones), Sjenica (73,33% of Bosnian Moslems, 23,5% the Serb ones and Nova Varoš (5,14% of Bosniques Moslems, 90,09% the Serb ones).
Many personalities of Sandjak became emblematic figures in the republic close to Bosnia-Herzégovine, as for examples Ejup Ganic (former president) or the general Sefer Halilovic.
- Bosnia and Sandžak
- Sandjak: a new test for the intercultural cohabitation in Serbia Article of 2003
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