Travel Information for Bosnia and Herzegovina
Time zone:GMT +1 (Central European time)
Daylight savings:GMT +1hr, begins last Sunday in March; ends last Sunday in October
Main languages:Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Currency: konvertibilna markas (BAM)

1 = KM1.95, $1 = KM1.75, £1 = KM2.33

(rates as of Sep 2016)

Internet Domain:.baInternational Dialling Code:    387

For help planning your trip to Bosnia and Herzegovina including visas, vaccinations, currency exchange, flights, accomodation and insurance, see our Bosnia and Herzegovina trip planning page.

Further information on Bosnia and Herzegovina

Discover more about Bosnia and Herzegovina - the country's geogrpahy and natural features, an assessment of its status on freedom and rights and data on the country's population and economy.

Geography & Natural Features

Map of bosnia_and_herzegovina

Total area: 51,209 sq km (12 sq km under water)

Coastline: 20 km (Adriatic Sea)

Neighbours (border lengths): Croatia (932km), Montenegro (249km), Serbia (357km)

Highest mountain: Maglic (2,386m)

Freedom & Rights

Summary status and rankings for Bosnia and Herzegovina from classifications of different organisations measuring political and economic freedom, democracy and civil rights. See more details of these rankings.

Freedom in the WorldPartly Free -
Democracy IndexHybrid regime 103/167
Economic FreedomMostly Unfree 97/179
Press FreedomNoticeable problems 65/179
ILGA LGBT rightsSome rights -
Corruption PerceptionsMedium corruption 80/174
Overall Ranking:    90/195

Other Data & Links

Status: Independent Country

Population: 3,871,643 (rank: 127/196)     Density: 75.6 people/sq km (rank: 104/196)

Ethnic groups: Bosniak 48%, Serb 37.1%, Croat 14.3%, other 0.6% (2000)

Religions: Muslim 40%, Orthodox 31%, Roman Catholic 15%, other 14%

GDP (PPP): $32.16 billion       GDP per capita: $8,300 (rank: 105/195)

Information derived from the CIA World Factbook. Other country profiles: BBC News.