The region of Herzegovina is located in the south and southwest of Bosnia and Herzegovina, it makes up for 24% of the total surface area of the country and is and economically well integrated region which includes an airport in Mostar, with the close proximity of three other international airports (Split, Dubrovnik, Sarajevo), simple access to a port (Ploče in Croatia) and a railway to Sarajevo. The relief of the area has all the characteristics of crassic regions, with macro (plateaus, plains, hills, mountains) and micro (sinkholes, cracks, coves) shapes interchanging throughout the area. The climate of lowland Herzegovina is a mediterranean one, while in the highlands (more than 700m above sea level) a modified and milder version of a continental climate is prevalent.
Due to its favorable geographical position, the intersection of the Ionic straight and corridor north-south (corridor C5), and its favorable climate, Herzegovina as a region possesses great potential for economic growth and development in all sectors of the economy. Mostar is the larget economic centre of the region, followed by Trebinje, Konjic, Jablanica, Livno and Široki Brijeg. The population of Herzegovina comes from a Dinaric ethnic group,, and throughout history three dominant nationalities have emerged: the Croats, the Serbs and the Bosniaks.
Stability of climate, a clean and preserved environment, proximity of the sea, a rich historical, cultural and religious divesity, great natural beauty are just some of the characteristics of Herzegovina which make it unique.