Vukosavlje Municipality

Property Description

Vukosavlje Municipality is located in the north of Bosnia and Herzegovina in the entity of Republika Srpska. It is one of the younger municipalities in Bosnia and Hercegovina, from 1995 from parts of Municipalities of Odzak and Modrica. As the settlements belonging to this municipality mainly relied on the industry of the neighboring towns of Odzak and Modrica, today this Municipality does not have any industrial capacities and favorable conditions for the development of the industry. The population is engaged in agriculture, service industry and small arts enterpreneurships. As the municipality is located at the junction of the Pannonian Plain and the hills of Vucjak mountain, great hopes are placed on hunting, fishing and rural tourism.

Cultural and historical heritage, Natural beauties

Right at the borderline of the municipality Vukosavlje is Medieval fortress Dobor tower. The location of the old town well-known under the name Gradina Fortress - Dobor or Dobor tower. It is situated on a gentle slope that dominates the surrounding area, just above the left bank of the river Bosnia. Remains identified during archaeological investigations indicate that even in prehistoric times there was some fortification in this area. During the construction of a new road within the shore of Bosnia river in 1975, on the southern slope below the fort, the remains of a prehistoric fort were found. The settlement on vicinity of the Municipality of Vukosavlje has a national monument Doboj located along.

Cultural and historical heritage representations are remains of the medieval church (monastery) at the area of the settlement of Pecnik and Karamatina vila that should be put under the official protection (Category of National monuments). Mountainous parts of Municipality, often not very populated, offer a great potential for eco-tourism and organic farming. Famous for this area are caves as well. Lowland region offers great hunting and fishing (active hunting and fishing association “Fazan” (Pheasant) and “Smudj” (Perch) using the advantages of Bosnia river and lakes nearby.

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