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Location Map of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Where is Bosnia and Herzegovina
Where is Bosnia and Herzegovina located on the world map?
To point out the exact location of Bosnia Herzegovina on the world map is a difficult task; this is why the given location map of Bosnia Herzegovina has been shown very clearly the location of Bosnia and Herzegovina on the world map. So, as Bosnia Herzegovina map shows that Bosnia Herzegovina is located in the Southern Europe, which is part of Balkan region.

Bosnia Herzegovina shares its international boundaries with Croatia from the north, west and south, Serbia from the east, and Montenegro from the southeast. Besides, country has also about 26 km coastline opening into Adriatic Sea. Geographically, the country has diversified relief features - the interior of the country is mountainous, hills in the northwest, and the northeast part is flat surface. Since, country is almost landlocked hence; the climate type of country is continental featured by hot summer and cold, snowy winters. However, the southern tip i.e. nearby coastline, country has a Mediterranean climate.

Bosnia Herzegovina homes three ethnic groups, popularly known as "constituent people." The term is quite unique for Bosnia-Herzegovina. Among them, Bosniaks are the largest population group, whereas Serbs are second and Croats are third. Surprisingly, the terms Herzegovinian and Bosnian are maintained as a regional rather than ethnic distinction. Above all, Herzegovina has no specifically defined borders of its own.

Bosnia Herzegovina has a parliamentary democracy, which is transforming its economy into a market-oriented system. Above all, the Bosnia Herzegovina tourism is one the highest growing tourist destinations in Europe. In the year 2010, Sarajevo (the "Olympic City" and scientific, cultural, and commercial centre of the country) was nominated one of Top 10 cities to visit in 2010. Other significant tourist's places in Bosnia Herzegovina are:

Banja Luka- More popularly known as the "Green City"; art city, city of three nations, sport city, and culture.
Bihac and the river Una with its waterfalls and the Una River, within Una National Park;
Jajce and its waterfall;
Prijedor, Old City Mosque (National heritage), Kozara National Park and Bosnia's largest WWII monument at Mrakovica;

Quick Facts
Continent Europe
Where is Located Bosnia and Herzegovina is a country located in the Southern Europe
Coordinates 43°52'N18°25'E
Capital Sarajevo
Largest City Sarajevo
Neighboring Countries Croatia, Montenegro, Serbia
Administrative divisions2 first-order administrative divisions and 1 internationally supervised district
Area 19,741 sq mi
Population2013 census 3,791,622
Official Language Bosnian, Croatianand Serbian
Currency Convertible Mark(BAM)
ISO Alpha-2 CodeBA
ISO Alpha-3 Code BIH
ISO Numeric Code70
GDP GDP$32.596 billion 2013 estimate
Calling code 387
Time Zone CET (UTC+1)
Internet TLD .ba