Geography of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnia and Herzegovina is a country in the Southern
Eastern Europe located on the Balkan Peninsula. It is a former
republic of Yugoslavia gaining its independence in the 90's
after a Civil War. It consists of autonomous administrative
units of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Republika
Srpska and Brcko District. It borders Croatia in the North and
West, Serbia in the East and in the South East with Montenegro.
It also has a small outlet to the Adriatic Sea. Bosnia occupies
northern part of the country along the valley of the Sava River,
Herzegovina in the South in the basin of the Neretva River.
Srpska Republic lies in the North East, adjacent to
Safety while you travel in Bosnia and Herzegovina
is not recommended to make any comments about the recent Balkan
War that resulted in break up of Yugoslavia. The memories is
still very alive in the region and opinions very greatly on its
outcomes and causes.
One emergency service
Political System of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnia and Herzegovina is a republic. The head of the
state is the presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina that consists
of three members of the constituent peoples. The term for the
office in the Presidium is 4 years. Legislative body is
Parliamentary Assembly of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It consists of
two chambers: the House of Peoples and the House of
Representatives. The supreme executive body is the Council of
Language of Bosnia and Herzegovina
The official languages Bosnia and Herzegovina are Bosnian,
Croatian and Serbian
Religion of Bosnia and Herzegovina
The predominant religions in the region are Islam, Eastern
Orthodoxy and Roman Catholicism.
Photo and video
advised that making photos and videos is allowed only in the
areas where there is no sign prohibiting this. It is generally
forbidden to make pictures of transport infrastructure, energy
facilities, port facilities and military sites.