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Where is Bosnia And Herzegovina?

map showing the location of Bosnia And Herzegovina

Located in the continent of Europe, Bosnia and Herzegovina covers 51,187 square kilometers of land and 10 square kilometers of water, making it the 130th largest nation in the world with a total area of 51,197 square kilometers.

Bosnia And Herzegovina became an independent state in 1992, after gaining its sovereignty from Turkey. The population of Bosnia And Herzegovina is 4,622,292 (2012) and the nation has a density of 90 people per square kilometer.

The currency of Bosnia And Herzegovina is the Convertible Mark (BAM). As well, the people of Bosnia And Herzegovina are refered to as Bosnian/Herzegovinian.

The dialing code for the country is 387 and the top level internet domain for Bosnian/Herzegovinian sites is .ba.

Bosnia And Herzegovina shares land borders with 3 countries: Croatia, Montenegro, Serbia.

To learn more, visit our detailed Bosnia and Herzegovina section.

Quick facts

Population 4,622,292
Density 90.3 / km2 ( 233.9 / mi2 )
Languages Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Independence Year 1992
Capital Sarajevo (Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Currency Convertible Mark
GDP 18,344,278,253 (2014 data)
GDP per Capita 3,969 (2014 data)
Land Area 51,187 km2 (19,763 mi2)
Water Area 10 km2 (4 mi2)
Neighbouring Countries Montenegro, Serbia, Croatia
Minimum Longitude 15.740
Maximum Longitude 19.620
Mininum Latitude 42.550
Maximum Latitude 45.280

What is the capital of Bosnia And Herzegovina?

map showing the location of Bosnia And Herzegovina
Location of Sarajevo on a map.

Sarajevo is the capital city of Bosnia And Herzegovina. It has a population of 696,731, and is located on a latitue of 43.85 and longitude of 18.36.

Sarajevo is also the political center of Bosnia And Herzegovina, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Ceremonial head of state.

Quick Facts About Sarajevo, the Capital Of Bosnia And Herzegovina

City Sarajevo
Country Bosnia And Herzegovina
Population 696,731
Longitude 18.35644000
Latitude 43.84864000
Elevation 509 meters over sea level

Most popular cities in Bosnia And Herzegovina

Rank City Population
#1Sarajevo696,731
#2Banja Luka221,106
#3Zenica164,423
#4Tuzla142,486
#5Mostar104,518
#6Bihac75,641

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This page was last updated on October 2, 2015.