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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
Largest Cities

ATTRACTIONS: (a few major)

The heart-shaped country of Bosnia and Herzegovina is rich with culture and a long and fascinating history.

Bosnia and Herzegovina is a stunningly beautiful country with a variety of landscapes, open spaces, major rivers, cities and towns.

Mostar is considered to be the most beautiful city in the country and while there, a visit to the stone Stari most, the Old Bridge, is a must. It is the core of the city and has spanned the Neretva River for over four centuries.

Bosnia and Herzegovina is one of the best places to visit in Europe for adventure sports, with its opportunities for trekking, kayaking, and skiing the Olympic-scale mountains.

Sarajevo, the capital city, and its old town is a popular destination. And, lastly, don't miss the Bosnian Pyramid of the sun in the heart of the country, near the town of Visoko.
  • Calling Code: 387
  • Electricity: 220V, 50Hz
  • Drive on the: Right
  • Times to Travel: With a mixed climate of both the Mediterranean and central European, Bosnia and Herzegovina is a year-round destination.

    Summers can be quite hot, and winters quite cold.

    The best months to visit are May to September for visiting the attractions and taking part in outdoor activities. Ski enthusiasts should plan a visit from December to February.

This page was last updated on November 29, 2017.

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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