Bosnia and Herzegovina - Country information

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General information about the country

Official name of the country: BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA
Form of government: COUNCIL OF MINISTERS OF BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA, TWO ENTITIES - FEDERATION OF BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA AND REPUBLIC OF SRPSKA AND AREA OF DISTRICT BRCKO
Area: 51,209.2 km2
Population: 3,831,555 (census in 2013)
Official language: BOSNIAN, CROATIAN AND SERBIAN
Capital: SARAJEVO
Population of the capital: 297,416 inhabitants
Important economic and cultural cities: SARAJEVO, BANJA LUKA, MOSTAR

 

Top 5 Lists

  • Top 5 tourist products: ski tourism on Jahorina and Bjelasnica, religious tourism in Medugorje, eco and ethno villages, rafting and kayaking on Vrbas, Neretva and Una and sea tourism in Neum.
  • Top 5 tourist destinations: Sarajevo, Banja Luka, Mostar, Medugorje and Visegrad
  • TOP 5 gastronomic experiences (meals, spirits, wine, drinks, etc.): cevapcici (meat balls), pie, rakija (alcoholic beverage from plums and pears), halva (sweet made from flour, butter and sugar) and baklava (sweet made from nuts and sugar)
  • TOP 5 souvenirs: souvenirs and artwork in each city made from materials like copper or wood
  • Top 5 events: Sarajevo's Winter (February/March), Sarajevo Film Festival (July - August), Bascarsija Nights (Sarajevo, July), Summer on the Vrbas (Banja Luka, July) and Banja Luka Summer Games (August)

Embassies in China

Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Beijing

 

General consulates and consulates in China

There are no general consulates in China.

 

List of international airports in the country

International Airport Sarajevo
International Airport Banja Luka
International Airport Tuzla
International Airport Mostar

 

Contact information

Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations of Bosnia and Herzegovina Musala 9, 71 000 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Tel: + 387 33 220 093
Fax: + 387 33 220 091