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West Bosnia Canton

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West Bosnia Canton is the tenth canton of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, located in the western part of Bosnia. The capital is in Livno.

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Map showing the location of the canton within Bosnia and Herzegovina

The area of the canton, which includes 6 municipalities (Drvar, Bosansko Grahovo, Glamoč, Kupres, Livno, Tomislavgrad), is 5,020 km², a tenth of the surface of Bosnia-Herzegovina. At the 1991 census, 115,726 people inhabited the Canton; at present, there are about 90,000. Rugged and wide karst fields characterize the Canton geographically.

The local government refers to it as the Hercegbosanska ×upanija, Herzegovina-Bosnia Canton, which makes a reference to a Bosnian Croat statelet of dubious constitutionality called Herceg-Bosna that existed during the Yugoslav wars. It is sometimes referred to neutrally as Kanton 10 (Canton 10).

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