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Bosnia and Herzegovina flag Bosnia and Herzegovina:

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Presentation of Bosnia and Herzegovina : Geography

Country's official name :
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Capital:
Sarajevo
Population of main cities:
Sarajevo (348,400) ; Banja Luka (135,100) ; Tuzia (74,500) ; Zenica (70,600) ; Mostar (60,200) ; Bijeljina (41,200) ; Brčko (39,900) ; Bihać (39,700)
Area:
51,210 km²
Type of Climate :
Dominated by mountainous and hilly terrain, and surrounded by major rivers to the north (Sava) and east (Drina), Bosnia and Herzegovina's climate is variable. The country tends to have mostly moderate continental climatic conditions or very cold winters and hot summers.

The best time to visit is from May to October, as it is warmest and driest then. Regardless even in the summer, a sweater will be needed during the evenings. The weather in Bosnia resembles that of the southern Austrian highlands—generally mild, though apt to be bitterly cold in winter.

Bosnia and Herzegovina's climate is different for each province: Herzegovina and the southern part of the country has a modified Mediterranean climate with an average annual precipitation of 600 to 800 mm while the central and northern area of Bosnia has a modified Pannonian or Alpine climate with an average annual precipitation of 1,500 to 2,500 mm. Average temperature ranges in Sarajevo are from -0.5 degrees Celsius in January to 19.6 degrees Celsius in July.

Local Time:
It is %T:%M %A In Sarajevo
Summer Time Period :
Last Sunday of March – Last Sunday of October
Official Language:
Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Other Languages Spoken:
Romani (Vlax) is a language of Bosnian gypsies.
Business Language(s):
English

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