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Bosnia and Herzegovina Facts

Bosnia and Herzegovina's Information

Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Land Area 51,187 km2
Water Area 10 km2
Total Area 51,197km2 (#125)
Population 3,861,912 (#129)
Population Density 75.45/km2
Government Type Parliamentary Republic
GDP (PPP) $42.53 Billion
GDP Per Capita $11,000
Currency Marka (BAM)
Largest Cities
  • 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

Bosnia and Herzegovina Trivia

What is the Largest Ethnic Group in Bosnia and Herzegovina?

Bosniaks are South Slavic nation and ethnic group dominating Bosnia and Herzegovina population, and they constitute 50.1% of the total population in the country. The second largest ethnic group in the country are the Serbs, which account for 30.8% of the country's total population.

Largest Ethnic Groups Of Bosnia And Herzegovina

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