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Otoka, Sarajevo

Otoka
Sarajevo Novo Sarajevo - Otoka.jpg
Otoka is located in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Otoka
Otoka
Coordinates: 43°50′42″N 18°21′27″E / 43.84500°N 18.35750°E / 43.84500; 18.35750
Country Bosnia and Herzegovina
EntityFederation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Otoka is a part of Novi Grad, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, located within the Bosnian Federation. It shares borders with the following neighborhoods: Čengić vila (East side), Aneks (South-East side), Švrakino Selo (South side). Its residential core represents a chain of high-rise buildings (Streets: Žrtava Fašizma, Brčanska, Aleja Lipa). The apartment complex was built by government in early 70s and for a long time stood as most prominent and cleanest part of Sarajevo suburbia. The design was advanced for the time with significant green parks areas, preschool, elementary school and shopping all available within the complex. The vehicle traffic was routed with local streets designed in a ring fashion around the complex which contributed to a safer environments overall.

Sports

Otoka is home to FK Olimpic football club. The stadium is located within the sports complex that includes both Otoka Stadium and Sarajevo Olympic pool; a home ground of Bosnia and Herzegovina men's national water polo team.