Travnik is a town and municipality in central Bosnia and Herzegovina, 90 kilometres (56 miles) west of Sarajevo. It is the capital of the Central Bosnia Canton, and is located in the Travnik Municipality. Travnik today has some 16,534 residents, with a metro (municipality) population that is probably close to 57,543 people. It is famous for being the capital city of the governors of Bosnia from 1697 to 1850, and having a cultural heritage dating from that period, with one of the most amazing forts in whole Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Travnik is home place of Bosnian Nobel prize winner Ivo Andric for his masterpiece "Bridge over Drina".