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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)
More Information Bosnia and Herzegovina
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People listed are almost always native to the country. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived within the country for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to the country in their personal endeavors.


  • Bisera Alikadic poet
  • Kenan Alikadic karate athlete
  • Ivo Andric author, nobel laureate
  • Zlatan Arnautovic handball player, Olympic medalist
  • Fuad Backovic "Deen" singer
  • Mahmut Bajraktarevic mathematician, academician
  • Selma Bajrami singer
  • Safvet-beg Basagic poet, author
  • Zeljko Bebek musician, singer
  • Zoran Becic actor, director
  • Andelka Bego-Simunic composer
  • Beriz Belkic politician
  • Mersad Berber artist
  • Enis Beslagic actor
  • Halid Beslic musician, singer
  • Dzemal Bijedic politician
  • Tihomir Blaskic army officer convicted of war crimes
  • Niksa Bratos musician
  • Goran Bregovic musician, composer
  • Hasan Brkic politician
  • Aljosa Buha musician
  • Alma Cardzic singer
  • Musa Cazim Catic poet
  • Marin Cilic tennis player
  • Zdravko Colic singer
  • Vladimir Corovic historian
  • Dragan Covic politician
  • Umihana Cuvidina poet
  • Drazen Dalipagic basketball player, Olympic medallist
  • Oskar Danon composer, conductor
  • Mirza Delibasic basketball player, Olympic medallist
  • Amer Delic tennis player
  • Edin Dervishalidovic "Dino Merlin" singer, songwriter
  • Valdo Dijak poet
  • Osman Dikic poet, dramatist
  • Braco Dimitrijevic artist
  • Mehmedalija "Mak" Dizar poet
  • Jasmin Dizdan film director, screenwriter
  • Nenad Dizdarevic director, screenwriter, producer
  • Raif Dizdarevic politician
  • Zija Dizdarevic author
  • Jovan Ducic poet, author, diplomat
  • Davor Dujmovic actor
  • Branko Duric actor, director
  • Edin Dzeko footballer
  • Dado Dzihan composer, music producer
  • Haris Dzinovic singer, composer
  • Zuko Dzumhur caricaturist, author
  • Zulfikar Dzumhur travel writer, artist, cartoonist
E - G
  • Hamid Sahinovic Ekrem author, dramatist
  • Tarik Filipovic actor
  • Dorothy Garai queen consort of Bosnia
  • Amila Glamocak singer
  • Adi Granov comic book artist
  • Jelena Gruba queen regent of Bosnia
  • Vehid Gunic television presenter
H - J
  • Osman Hadzic singer
  • Aleksander Hemon author
  • Abdulvenhab Ilhamija poet
  • Zaim Imamovic performer
  • Alen Islamovic singer
  • Safet Isovic singer
  • Fahreta Jahic "Lepa Brena" singer
  • Nenad Jankovic singer
  • Miljenko Jergovic author
  • Gabrijel Jurkic artist
  • Osman Karabegovic politician
  • Rudi Kolak politician
  • Zeljko Komsic lawyer, politician
  • Katarina Kosaca former queen consort
  • Stjepan Vukcic Kosaca nobleman
  • Momcilo Krajisnik politician convicted of war crimes
  • Jozo Krizanovic former president
  • Ban Kulin former Ban of Bosnia
  • Emir Kusturica actor, filmmaker
  • Zlatko Lagumdzija politician, diplomat
  • Brano Likic composer, producer
  • Ivan Ljubicic tennis player
  • Irfan Ljubijankic surgeon, composer, diplomat
  • Sasa Losic composer
  • Vitomir Lukic author
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Bosnia and Herzegovina Trivia

What Languages are Spoken in Bosnia and Herzegovina?

Bosnian, Serbian, and Croatian are official languages of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

What Languages Are Spoken in Bosnia and Herzegovina?

What is the Biggest City in Bosnia and Herzegovina?

Sarajevo is Bosnia and Herzegovina's largest city and capital of the country. Banja Luka and Luka are the second and third biggest cities in the country.

The Biggest Cities In Bosnia And Herzegovina

What is the Major Religion of Bosnia and Herzegovina?

The religious demographics of Bosnia and Herzegovina are as follows: Islam at 51%, Eastern Orthodox Christian at 31%, Roman Catholic at 15%, other at 2% and Atheist/Agnostic at 1%.

Religious Demographics Of Bosnia And Herzegovina

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

Are There Any UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Bosnia and Herzegovina?

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Bosnia and Herzegovina include the Mehmed Pasa Sokolovic Bridge and the Mostar Old Bridge Area.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites In Bosnia And Herzegovina

What Was The Bosnian War?

The Bosnian War took place between April 6,1992 and December 14, 1995 in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The war was part of the breakup of the Socialist Republic of Yugoslavia.

What Was The Bosnian War?

About the Author

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