Capital: Sarajevo

Population: 3,835,296 (estimated in 2015)

Currency: Bosnia and Herzegovina Convertible Mark (BAM)

Official Languages: Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian

Main Religions: Islam, Christianity

Ethnic Groups: Bosniak, Serb, Croat, and others

Largest Cities: Sarajevo, Banja Luka, Zenica, Tuzla

Main Sport: Basketball, Football

Political System: Federal Democratic Republic

National Holidays (2016):

New Year’s Day (January 1)

Orthodox Christmas Day (January 7)

Orthodox New Year (January 14)

St Sava Day (January 27)

Independence Day (March 1)

Easter Sunday (March 27)

Labour Day (May 1)

Velika Gospa (Assumption) (August 15)

All Saint’s Day (November 1)

Statehood Day (November 25)

Christmas Day (December 25)

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