Bosnia and Herzegovina #

Sarajevo is the capital and largest city.

Culturally, politically, and socially, the country has one of the richest histories in the region, having been first settled by the Slavic peoples that populate the area today from the 6th through to the 9th centuries AD.

Today, the country maintains high literacy, life expectancy and education levels and is one of the most frequently visited countries in the region, projected to have the third highest tourism growth rate in the world between 1995 and 2020.

Bosnia and Herzegovina is regionally and internationally renowned for its natural beauty and cultural heritage inherited from six historical civilizations, its cuisine, winter sports, its eclectic and unique music, architecture and its festivals, some of which are the largest and most prominent of their kind in Southeastern Europe.

Bosniaks are the largest group of the three, with Serbs second and Croats third.

  • Bosnia and Herzegovina has largest boundary with Croatia which is approximately 932 km.
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina has shortest boundary with Montenegro which is approximately 249 km.
  • The largest river in Bosnia and Herzegovina is Sava which is 950 km.
  • The largest export partner of Bosnia and Herzegovina is Slovenia.
  • The largest import partner of Bosnia and Herzegovina is Croatia.
  • There is 1 seaport in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Tourist Attraction#

Mostar's Ottoman bridge is a hopeful link between Croats and Muslims on opposite sides.


  1. Text marked as italic is taken from Wikipedia unter CC