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Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Capital

    Capital

    Sarajevo

  • Local time

    Local time

    17:19

  • Population

    Population

    3.51 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +387

  • Currency

    Currency

    KM BAM (mark)

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Bosnia and Herzegovina

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  • Capital

    Capital

    Sarajevo

  • Local time

    Local time

    17:19

  • Population

    Population

    3.51 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +387

  • Currency

    Currency

    KM BAM (mark)

  • Average Salary

    Average Salary

    $ 801

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 1.51 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    1 028mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    51 129 km2

  • Protected Area

    Protected Area

    1%

  • Forest Area

    Forest Area

    43%

  • Agricultural area

    Agricultural area

    42%

  • Railways

    Railways

    1027km

  • Annual air passengers

    Annual air passengers

    7 071

Population

  • Ethnicity

    Ethnicity

    Bosniak - 48 %
    Serb - 37 %
    Croat - 14 %

  • Religion

    Religion

    Islam - 40 %
    Islam - 40 %
    Orthodox - 31 %

  • Literacy rates

    Literacy rates

    97.0%

  • Languages

    Languages

    Bosnian
    Croatian
    Serbian

  • Armed Forces

    Armed Forces

    10 500

  • Murders

    Murders

    2 per 100k

  • Alcohol consumption

    Alcohol consumption

    7.5 l/person

  • Smoking

    Smoking

    47.2%

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes

    9.9%

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis

    37 per 100k

Economy

  • Industries

    Industries

    steel, coal, iron ore, lead, zinc, manganese, bauxite, aluminum, vehicle assembly

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    wheat, corn, fruits, vegetables, livestock

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    coal, iron ore, bauxite, copper, lead, zinc, chromite, cobalt, manganese

  • Energy Import

    Energy Import

    22%

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    coal, iron ore, bauxite, copper, lead, zinc, chromite, cobalt, manganese

  • Renewable Energy

    Renewable Energy

    41%

  • CO2 Emissions

    CO2 Emissions

    22 233kt

  • Ease of Business

    Ease of Business

    86 (Best=1, Worst=200)

  • ATMs per 100k people

    ATMs per 100k people

    46

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What not to do when visiting Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Don't forget on a handshake and direct eye contact when greeting with someone - it's a standard. If a woman is Muslim, wait for her to extend her hand first.

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Don't discuss politics don't express opinions about the war or other sensitive issues.

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Don't jump straightly to business on the meetings - it's essential to break the ice with small talks and to see the communication styles. You can be straightforward in discussions, but always choose the correct words and be diplomatic to avoid upsetting your counterpart.

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Did you know

Did you know?

Bosnia & Herzegovina is home to Europe’s only remaining jungle.

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Don't take photographs of military and secure installations, government checkpoints or troops - it's forbidden.

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Don't enter abandoned buildings nor make selfies or disrespectful photos near the former lines of conflict.

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Don't always ignore the stray dogs following you around - they might be thinking about the attack.

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Don’t forget to handshake when greeting (men). Women usually greet with light kisses on both cheeks (”air kisses” where you just touch cheeks and kiss the air), a handshake is common on first meeting. Eye contact is important.

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Don't smack or slurp - it's not appreciated.

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Did you know

Did you know?

Bosnia & Herzegovina is characterised by its ethnic and religious diversity, and visitors should respect the customers and traditions of the various ethnic and religious groups.

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Don't avoid eye contact business and personal conversations. It's a sign of courtesy.

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Don't enter buses, trains or similar before everyone who wants to get out has done so.

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Don't forget to wear reflectors when riding a bike or walking at dark.

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