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Last update : 11 February 2019


Bosnia and Herzegovina information

Bosnia and Herzegovina is a federal state, located in south-eastern Europe, the Balkan Peninsula.

Capital : Sarajevo
Language :  Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Currency :  Convertible mark
Population : 3 531 159
Area : 51 209 km2

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Bosnia and Herzegovina facts

1. Independence from Yugoslavia was obtained on April 5, 1992.
2. The population density is 75 people / km2.
3. The country is about 6 times smaller than Poland.
4. The main religions are Christianity and Islam.
5. The highest peak is Maglić, 2386 m above sea level.
6. The longest river is Bosnia, 273 km.
7. Bosnia covers around 80% of the country, and Herzegovina 20%.
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9. Political system – federal republic.
10. The name of the northern region of the country, Bosnia comes from the Bosnia River. In the early Middle Ages, the Herzegovina region was called Hum or Zahumlje.
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11. 90% of the country is above 200 m above sea level.

12. There is only one sea resort named Neum.

13. The morning Sarajevo daily “Oslobodjenje” has been published continuously since 1943.

Author: Pati

14. The average life expectancy in this country is 75.1 years (women – 77.7 years and men – 72.4 years).

Author: Wilga

15. Sarajevo was the most besieged city after the Second World War. From 1984, over 55 000 tons of artillery shells were dropped for 44 months.

Author: fakty

16. The minimum wage is 361 marks per month (data from 2014).

17. In 2018, the average monthly salary in this country is 1,350 KM.

18. The amount of income tax in Bosnia and Herzegovina is 10%.

19. Men and women can retire at the age of 65.

20. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 36% .

Author: Daria

21. In Bosnia and Herzegovina, an average adult consumes about 7.1 liters of pure alcohol per year.

22. The most beer is beer – 73%, then spirit – 17%, and wine – 10%.

23. The national alcohol is rakija.

Author: AlkoWorld

24. In this country, compulsory education lasts 9 years.

25. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

26. The average IQ level is 90.

Author: EduKacJa

27. In this country there are 1.5% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 56 874 people).

Author: Reebeka

28. The change from daylight saving time to winter time (turning clockwise back one hour) is the last Sunday in October.

Author: Adrianna

29. The built-up speed limit is 50 km / h.

30. In 2014, 549 people lost their lives as a result of traffic accidents.

Author: AutoMania

31. 5.9% of fatal accidents caused people who were under the influence of alcohol.

32. The country has over 881,000 registered vehicles registered (232 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

33. The permissible blood alcohol content of a person driving a car is 0.3 per mille.

Author: AutoMania

34. Outside the built-up area, the speed limit on the normal road is 80 km / h, and on highways from 100 to 130 km / h.

Author: AutoMania

35. In this country there are over 22 926 km of paved roads including over 130 km of expressways (0.04% of all roads in the world).

36. In this country there are 24 airports, 7 with paved surface.

37. In this country there are over 601 km of railway tracks.

Author: Marlène

38. In this country, over 2 628 000 (2015) 2 828 846 (2018) people have access to internet (about 75% of the population).

39. About 1 500 000 (2015) 1 500 000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

Author: NET

40. The country’s top-level domain is .ba . There are over 13,920 websites with such an extension.

41. The most popular pages with the extension .ba are: google.ba, klix.ba and pik.ba.

Author: http

42. This country has 2018 over year $6,597,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.04% of foreign exchange reserves of all countries of the world).

Author: Vinamra

43. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) …
      – in 2015 the year is $20,474,000,000 ,
      – in 2018 the year is $18 170 000 000 .

44. Internal debt at the beginning …
      – 2015 year was 30.4% GDP, or around: $6 224 096 000 ,
      – 2018 of the year was 26% GDP, or around: $4,724,200,000 . To pay it off, each citizen would have to give about $1 246.

45. The foreign debt at the beginning of 2015 of the year was around: $11,210,000,000 .

Author: Komornik

46. 26% of adults living in this country are overweight.

Author: Łasuch

47. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 190 cigarettes a month.

Author: VViki

48. The lowest temperature: -42 °C was measured at Veliko Polje.

49. The highest temperature: 43.2 °C was measured in Mostar.

Author: weather

50. The most deadly disease in this country is heart failure.

Author: medi

51. 2 citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina received the Nobel Prize.

Author: redsun

52. In this country, men and women can get married at the age of 18.

53. In this country, women having their first child on average 26.3 years old.

54. 10 women give birth to 13 children on average

Author: Nadia

55. The average age people living in this country is 41.2 years old.

56. The country is around:
511 000 people (13.48%) in the age range 0-14 years.
2 762 000 people (72.85%) in the age range 15-64 years.
518 300 people (13.67%) over 65 years old.

57. In this country, about 33 600 children are born each year (0.9% of the population), and about 37,000 people die (1.0% of the population).

Author: Sara19

58. It is the first country in Europe without public television.

59. Bosnia and Herzegovina has access to the sea on a stretch of 17 km.

Author: Setar

60. There are 21510 km2 of agricultural land in Bosnia and Herzegovina (42% of the country).

Author: Statyk

61. 173 people in 1000 possess firearms.

62. The highest situated city in the country is Lukomir.

63. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 54 days.

Author: Statyk

64. He joined the United Nations on November 22, 1992.

65. The work week is 40 hours.

66. 44% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

67. 21850 sq km of land is covered by forests (42.7%)

Author: Statyk

68. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 10%, and for companies 10% (2018).

69. The tax on goods and services is 17% (2018).

70. The level of inflation in 2018 is 1.9%.

Author: Fan%

71. Bosnia and Herzegovina has 3000 kg of gold reserves (2018).

Author: Vinamra

72. Bosnia and Herzegovina takes 123th place in the ranking of the best armies in the world.

73. There are over 12,700 professional soldiers and 0 reservists (2018).

74. Number of equipment:
2018 year – 145 tanks, 100 armored vehicles, 20 jet aircraft and 20 helicopters.

75. On the army in 2018, more than 250,000,000 dollars were allocated.

Author: Wojak

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What is the highest peak in Bosnia and Herzegovina?
The highest peak in Bosnia and Herzegovina is Maglić (2386 m above sea level).

answer: Marta

What is the largest river in Bosnia and Herzegovina?
The largest river in Bosnia and Herzegovina is Bosnia, 273 km.

answer: Marta

What is the largest lake in Bosnia and Herzegovina?
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What is the national dish?
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Which Bosnia and Herzegovina has national colors?
National colors: blue and gold.

answer: Marta

What is national alcohol?
The national alcohol is rakija.

answer: Marta

What is the national animal?
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What is the national sport?
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Which countries borders Bosnia and Herzegovina?
Bosnia and Herzegovina borders with such countries as: Croatia 932 km, Montenegro 249 km, Serbia 357 km.

answer: Marta

What is the average age of people living in this country?
The average age of people living in this country is 41,2 years.

answer: Marta

What is the minimum wage?
The minimum wage is 361 marks per month (data from 2014).

answer: Marta

What is the population density in Bosnia and Herzegovina?
The population density is 74 people per km2.

answer: Marta

What is the motto of this country?
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What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?
The highest temperature: 43.2 ° C was measured in Mostar.

answer: Marta

What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?
The lowest temperature: -42 ° C was measured at Veliko Polje.

answer: Marta

With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?
In this country, alcohol can be bought at the age of 16.

answer: Marta