Where is Bosnia and Herzegovina?

Bosnia and Herzegovina is located in the Southern Europe region at latitude 43.915886 and longitude 17.679076 and is part of the European continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 43° 54' 57.19'' N
  • 17° 40' 44.67'' E

You can see the location of Bosnia and Herzegovina on the world map below:

Bosnia and Herzegovina Neighboring Countries

The neighboring countries of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BA) are:

  1. Croatia (HR)
  2. Montenegro (ME)
  3. Serbia (RS)

Maritime Borders

Bosnia and Herzegovina borders the Adriatic Sea.

Bosnia and Herzegovina Related Content

Bosnia and Herzegovina Key Facts

CountryBosnia and Herzegovina
CoordinatesLatitude: 43.915886
Longitude: 17.679076
Country CodesAlpha 2: BA
Alpha 3: BIH
Country Flag Emoji🇧🇦
Int. Phone Prefix+387
Capital citySarajevo
Continent
Subcontinent
Europe
Southern Europe
Country Area51,197 sq km
Population 20213,263,459
World Rank: 132
Median Age41.8
Life expectancy75.3
Major languagesBosnian (official) 52.9%, Serbian (official) 30.8%, Croatian (official) 14.6%, other 1.6%, no answer 0.2% (2013 est.)
UTC/GMT TimeNumber of time zones: 1
  • UTC+01:00
Internet TLD.ba
Biggest AirportSarajevo International Airport (SJJ)
Average temperature9.85 °C
49.73 °F
Administrative Divisions2 entities 1 district with special status
Political systemParliamentary democracy

Bosnia and Herzegovina Economy Facts

World Bank Income GroupUpper middle income
World Bank RegionEurope & Central Asia
CurrencyConvertible Mark (BAM)
GDP in 2020$20 (billions of USD)
World Rank: 111
GDP per capita in 2020$6,082
World Rank: 93
Major Industries / Economic SectorsManufacturing, energy, agriculture, tourism
Top 5 Import CountriesGermany, Italy, Austria, Slovenia, Croatia
Top 5 Export CountriesItaly, Germany, Slovenia, Austria, Croatia

Biggest Cities in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Here are the largest cities in Bosnia and Herzegovina based on 2021 population data:

City Population
Sarajevo 275,524
Banja Luka 199,191
Mostar 163,067
Bijeljina 114,663
Tuzla 110,979
Prijedor 89,397
Zenica 70,553
Doboj 68,514
Zvornik 63,686
Sanski Most 47,359

Map of Bosnia and Herzegovina with the Largest Cities

Other Countries in the Southern Europe Region