Corpus separatum

Corpus separatum is a Latin term referring to a city or region which is given a special legal and political status different from its environment, but which falls short of being sovereign, or an independent city state. The term may refer to:

Similar but different concepts include:

During the Austro-Hungarian rule in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bosnia and Herzegovina was sometimes described as corpus separatum as well as condominium.[1][2]

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  1. ^ "Kako je tekao državnopravni kontinuitet Bosne i Hercegovine?".
  2. ^ "BOSNA I HERCEGOVINA JE BILA TREĆA NAJVAŽNIJA DRŽAVA AUSTRO-UGARSKE MONARHIJE: Ne biste vjerovali koje političke stranke su tada činile parlamentarnu većinu…".