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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.


  • Sasa Matic singer
  • Semezdin Mehmedinovic writer, filmmaker, editor
  • Amel Mekic judoka
  • Munir Mesihovic politician
  • Branko Mikulic politician, statesman
  • Ivana Milicevic actress
  • Tomo Milicevic musician, guitarist for band 30 Seconds to Mars
  • Velimir Milosevic writer, poet, editor
  • Kemal Monteno singer, songwriter
  • Edo Mulahalilovic songwriter, producer
  • Ahmed Muradbegovic author, dramatist
N - O
  • Mustata Nadarevic actor, comedian
  • Jelena Nelipcic former queen
  • Andrej Nikolaidis writer, columnist
  • Matej Ninoslav Ban of Bosnia
  • Boris Novkovic singer
  • Arnela Odzakovic karate fighter
  • Radivoj Ostojic former king
  • Borislav Paravac former president
  • Damat Ibrahim Pasha former grand vizier
  • Haris Pasovic theater, film director
  • Josip Pejakovic actor
  • Obrad Piljak former president
  • Vesna Pisarovic singer
  • Safet Plakalo playwright
  • Himzo Polovina singer, songwriter
  • Davorin Popovic musician
  • Hamdija Pozderac former president
  • Vladimir Prelog chemist, nobel laureate
  • Prijezda I former Ban of Bosnia
  • Prijezda II former ruler
  • Gavrilo Princip nationalist
  • Kujava Radinovic former queen
  • Zivko Radisic former president
  • Nebojsa Radmanovic former president
  • Milanko Renovica politician
  • Drazen Ricl (aka Zijo) musician
  • Aleksa Santic poet
  • Izet Sarajlic historian, essayist, translator, poet
  • Mirko Sarovic former president
  • Beba Selimovic singer
  • Mesa Selimovic author
S continued
  • Sejo Sexon "Davor Sucic" musician, composer, television director
  • Stjepan Siber army general
  • Abdulah Sidran "Avdo" author, poet
  • Haris Silajdzic politician, academic
  • Antun Bravko Simic poet
  • Irfan Skiljan creator of image viewer for Microsoft Windows
  • Ivan Sokolov chess player
  • Zijah Sokolovic actor, director
  • Mehmed Spaho politician
  • Jadranka Stojakovic singer, songwriter
  • Dervis Susic author
  • Nesim Tahirovic artist
  • Danis Tanovic film director, screenwriter
  • Stephen Thomas of Bosnia former king
  • Sulejman Tihic former president
  • Stephen Tomasevic of Bosnia last king of Bosnia
  • Dusko Trifunovic author, poet
V - Z
  • Vladimir Valjarevic pianist
  • Hajrudin Varesanovic singer, composer
  • Nenad Velickovic playwright
  • Mladen Vijicic "Tifa" singer
  • Stjepan Vuk former ruler
  • Igor Vukojevic singer, songwriter
  • Srdan Vuletic filmmaker
  • Pjer Zalica film director
  • Drazen Zeric Zera singer
  • Adil Zulfikarpasic politician
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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 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 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 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?

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