Bosnia & Herzegovina at a glance

Country name Bosnia and Herzegovina

Location Southeast Europe; borders with Croatia (932km), Serbia (312km) and Montenegro (215km)

Land area 51,129km²

Language Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian

Population Approximated at 4 million

Religion Muslim (44%), Orthodox Christian (32%), Roman Catholic (17%), others (7%)

Capital Sarajevo (estimated population 400,000)

Other major cities and towns Banja Luka, Tuzla, Zenica, Mostar, Bihać, Trebinje

Administrative division Two entities and one district: Federation of BiH (ten cantons) and Republika Srpska; Brcko district

Highest point Maglić Mountain 2,386m

National parks Three

Nature parks Four

Bird reserves Two

Time CET (GMT + 1 hour)

Currency KM (convertible mark) US$1 = 1.79KM, £1 = 2.31KM, €1= 1.95KM (fixed rate) (May 2017)

International telephone code +387

Climate Alpine continental in the north, Mediterranean in south

Economy Metal, agriculture, tourism, forestry, energy

Major airlines Austrian Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Croatia Airlines, Lufthansa

Principal airport Sarajevo

Voltage Standard European, 220v

Weights and measures Metric

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