Bosnia and Herzegovina

Region: Eastern Europe
Capital: Sarajevo
Population: 4,622,163
Area: 51,187 km²
Currency: Marka (BAM)
Languages: Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian

Bosnia and Herzegovina, sometimes called Bosnia-Herzegovina or simply Bosnia, is a country in Southeastern Europe, on the Balkan Peninsula. Its capital and largest city is Sarajevo with an estimated urban population of 430,000 people. Bordered by Croatia to the north, west and south, Serbia to the east, and Montenegro to the southeast, Bosnia and Herzegovina is almost landlocked, except for the 20 kilometres of coastline on the Adriatic Sea surrounding the city of Neum. In the central and southern interior of the country the geography is mountainous, in the northwest it is moderately hilly, and the northeast is predominantly flatland. The inland is a geographically larger region and has a moderate continental climate, bookended by hot summers and cold and snowy winters. The southern tip of the country has a Mediterranean climate and plain topography. Wikipedia

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Recent history, beautiful mountains and surprisingly good food make BiH an exciting destination for Travellers who have "done" Europe.

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