Bosnia and Herzegovina is one of the nations that became independent following the breakup of the Yugoslav federation in 1991. Unfortunately, it was a difficult birth leading to a bitter war between the ethnic groups inhabiting the country. The war was finally ended by the Dayton Agreement of December 1995.
The country is mostly mountainous and remote from the sea. Herzegovina, the southernmost region of the country, has a very short coastline on the Mali Ston Bay, an arm of the Adriatic Sea. The resort town of Neum is the nation's only port. Currently only small craft use the port, but there are plans to develop a commercial port of entry. (Neum has been part of Bosnia and Hercegovina since 1699, when the city-state of Ragusa, now Dubrovnik, ceded the town to the Ottoman Empire.)
Bosnia and Herzegovina has no beacons large enough to be called lighthouses but this page describes three smaller beacons within the country. Presumably the lights are maintained by the port authority in Neum.
ARLHS numbers are from the ARLHS World List of Lights. Admiralty numbers are from volume E of the Admiralty List of Lights & Fog Signals. U.S. NGA List numbers are from Publication 113.
Information available on lost lighthouses:
Notable faux lighthouses:
Adjoining page: Southern Croatia
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Posted December 4, 2014. Checked and revised October 1, 2019. Lighthouses: 0. Site copyright 2019 Russ Rowlett and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.