Foča is a town and the seat of the municipality of the same name in the Republic of Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Foča is located in the southeastern part of the country near the Montenegro border, in the north of today’s eastern Herzegovina, where the Drina River springs. According to the 2013 census data, population of Foča is 10,831 people.
The highest peak of the Republic of Srpska, BiH (mountain Maglić, 2,386m) is in the municipality of Foča, and its parts belong to the highest mountain area in the Republic of Srpska, of which several heights exceed 2,000 m above the sea level.
The only rainforest in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the largest in Europe – Perućica is located within the Sutjeska National Park, near Foča, where untouched nature reserve contains the largest European specimens of fir (63m) and spruce (65m), and capital specimens of beech , as well as one of the most beautiful waterfalls in BiH – Skakavac.
The unique Tara canyon which, in the territory of Montenegro is the deepest in Europe and the second deepest in the world, just behind the Grand Canyon of Colorado in the United States is in the Municipality of Foča. A large number of natural mountain lakes and a big number of unpolluted rivers made Foča a favorite gathering place for rafting, hiking, hunting and fishing lovers. This remaining island of pristine nature is home to all kinds of flora and fauna, which is why it has been declared a strictly protected reserve. Those who enjoy the untouched natural beauties and sports will be delighted with Foča.