Demographic and territorial development of Travnik at the time of Ottoman rule
At the time of Ottoman rule, Travnik quickly earned a recognition in all segments of life and became one of the significant towns in Bosnia. After 1453, two powerful and interconnected pevelopments.
This paper discusses the two processes from which it can be seen that there were occasional strong impulses for development in both segments, with temporary oscillations. It is surprising that the development stagnated in both of the above mentioned segments in 17th century. It is obvious that it was the result of the Ottoman Empire crisis that affected the development of towns and their trades, including Travnik. Still, it is evident that the dynamics of the development in 16th century was by far more prominent than in later periods, even in the 18th century when it would be expected that the town would develop more intensively since it was the center of the province.