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Bosnia and Herzegovina's Quick Facts

Land Area 51,187 km2
Water Area 10 km2
Total Area 51,197 km2
Population 3,861,912
Population Density 75.43 / km2
Government Type Parliamentary Republic
GDP (PPP) $42.53 Billion
GDP Per Capita $11,000
Currency Marka (BAM)
Largest Cities
  • Sarajevo (343,089)
  • Name: Bosnia and Herzegovina
    (long form) Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Capital City: Sarajevo (310,605 pop.)
    (436,000 metro)
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina Population:3,875,723
    (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Bosnia and Herzegovina Convertible Mark
    (conversion rates)

    convertible mark
    200 maraka
  • Ethnicity: Bosniak 48%, Serb 37.1%, Croat 14.3%, other 0.6%

    note: Bosniak has replaced Muslim as an ethnic term in part to avoid confusion with the religious term Muslim - an adherent of Islam
  • GDP total: $32.08 billion (2012 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $8,300 (2012 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: Bosnian (official), Croatian (official), Serbian
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Sarajevo, Banja Luka, Zenica, Tuzla, Mostar, Bihac, Bugojno, Brcko, Bijeljina, Prijedor, Trebinje, Travnik
  • Name: Bosnia's name comes from the Bosna river, while the name Herzegovina is from the German noble title Herzog ("Duke")
  • National Day: November 25
  • Religion: Muslim 40%, Orthodox 31%, Roman Catholic 15%, other 14%
  • Symbols

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