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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
Facts automatically translated into English from the poznajnieznane.pl page. I'm sorry for all the mistakes.

1. The change from summer to winter time (moving clockwise back one hour) is on the last Sunday in October.

2. 5.9% of fatal accidents were caused by people under the influence of alcohol.

3. This country has more than 881,000 motor vehicles (232 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

4. The national top-level domain is .ba . There are over 13,920 websites with this extension.

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

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

7. The country has 24 airports, 7 of the paved surface.

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

9. Political system – federal republic.


Geography in Bosnia and Herzegovina

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1. 90% of the country is above 200 m above sea level.

2. There is only one sea resort named Neum.

3. Bosnia and Herzegovina borders with such countries as: Croatia 932 km, Montenegro 249 km, Serbia 357 km.

4. The country is about 6 times smaller than Poland.

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%.

8. 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.

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

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

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

12. 21850 sq km of land is covered by forests (42.7%)

76. The nearest capital in a straight line from Sarajevo is Podgorica (Montenegro) – 172 km.

77. The furthest straight capital from Sarajevo is Wellington (New Zealand) – 18067 km.


Finance in Bosnia and Herzegovina

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

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

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

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

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

6. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 20 474 000 000 (PLN 87 628 720 000) ,
– in 2018 it is $ 18,170,000,000 (PLN 77 767 600 000).

7. Internal debt at the beginning of …
2015 was 30.4% of GDP, which is about: $ 6 224 096 000 (PLN 26 639 130 880),
2018 year was 26% GDP, i.e. around: $ 4,724,200,000 (PLN 20 219 576 000). To pay it back, each citizen would have to give around $ 1,246 (PLN 5,333).

8. At the beginning of 2015 , foreign debt was around: $ 11,210,000,000 .

9. 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).

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


Law in Bosnia and Herzegovina

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

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

3. 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.

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

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

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

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

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


Education in Bosnia and Herzegovina

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

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

3. The average IQ level is 90.

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


Work in Bosnia and Herzegovina

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

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

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

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

5. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 36% .

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

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

8. The work week is 40 hours.


Best in Bosnia and Herzegovina

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1. 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.

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

3. The highest peak is Maglić, 2386 m above sea level.

4. The longest river is Bosnia, 273 km.

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

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

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

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


Army in Bosnia and Herzegovina

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

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

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

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


Society in Bosnia and Herzegovina

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

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

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

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

5. The average IQ level is 90.

6. 26% of adults living in this country are overweight.

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

8. On average, a woman gives birth to 1.3 children.

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

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

11. The population density is 75 people / km2.

12. The main religions are Christianity and Islam.

14. 2 citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina received the Nobel Prize.

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

16. 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.

17. 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).

18. 173 people in 1000 possess firearms.

19. 44% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

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

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


Symbols of Bosnia and Herzegovina

1. The national alcohol is Rakija.


History of Bosnia and Herzegovina

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1. 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.

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

3. Independence from Yugoslavia was obtained on April 5, 1992.

4. 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.

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


Answers

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


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


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 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