Ten fun facts about Bosnia and Herzegovina


Fact 1
The country is bordered by Croatia in the north, west and south, Serbia in the east and Montenegro in the south. It is basically landlocked with the exception of 26 km of the Adriatic Sea coastline that centers on the town of Neum.

Fact 2
Bosnia and Herzegovina consists of two Entities – the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (comprising mainly of Bosniaks and Croats) and the Republic Srpska, largely Serb.

Fact 3
Bosnia and Herzegovina has moderate continental climate that is characterized by hot summers and cold snowy winters.


Fact 4
The official languages are Bosnian, Serbian and Croatian. Majority of the population comprises of Muslims, then Orthodox, Catholics Protestants and others.

Fact 5
The climate comprises of hot summers, cold winters. The areas of high elevation have short cool summers and long severe winters.

Fact 6
The currency of Bosnia and Herzegovina is Marka.

Fact 7
The capital is Sarajevo.

Fact 8
Bosnia and Herzegovina gained independences from Yugoslavia in the year 1992. The countries of the European Community recognized the independence on 6th April that year.

Fact 9
Agriculture includes wheat, fruits, corn, vegetables and livestock. The exports are clothing, wood products and metals. Imports include machinery and equipment, foodstuffs, chemicals and fuels.

Fact 10
Industries include steel, iron ore, coal, zinc, lead, manganese, bauxite and tank and aircraft assembly, domestic appliances and oil refining.


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Is situated on the Balkan peninsula of southern Europe and nicknamed the “heart shaped land” because of its very distinctive shape.

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