Bosnia and Herzegovina is located on the Balkan Peninsula in southeast Europe. Bosnia and Herzegovina are two regions of the country with vaguely define border between them. Bosnia primarily covers the northern region and Herzegovina the southern part. This almost landlocked country is bordered by Serbia in the east, Croatia in the north, south and west and Montenegro to the southeast. It has only 20km coastline on the Adriatic Sea around the city of Neum. The country span over an area of 51,197 sq. km. and is the hundred and twenty ninth country of the world in area. Sarajevo, the European Jerusalem or the Olympic City of the country is also its capital and largest city along with being its commercial and tourist center.
The country experiences hot summer and cool winters. It has continental climate with a touch of Mediterranean climate in the southern part. The country has mainly mountainous and rugged topography. Bosnia and Herzegovina is one of the fastest tourism growing countries of the world.
Last Updated : September 10, 2014