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Holidays in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Public Holidays in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina is a beautiful country with a large population on the Balkan Peninsula and is situated to Southern Europe. There are a number of rivers, lakes, medieval villages, and the craggy Dinaric Alps.

Day Date Holiday Comments
Tuesday January 01 New Year’s day
Wednesday January 02 The day after New Year’s Day
Sunday January 06 Orthodox Christmas Eve
Monday January 07 Orthodox Christmas Day
Wednesday January 09 Republic Day Republic of Srpska
Monday January 14 Orthodox New Year’s Day Known as Old New Year, New Year in the Julian calendar falls on 14 January in the Gregorian Calendar
Friday March 01 Independence Day Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Wednesday 17 April Holy Wednesday 2019 Observed by: Christians
Friday April 19 Good Friday (Catholic) Friday before Easter Sunday
Sunday April 21 Easter (Catholic) Observed by: Christians
Monday April 22 Easter Monday (Catholic) Monday after Easter Sunday
Friday April 26 Good Friday Movable
Sunday April 28 Orthodox Easter Day Movable
Sunday April 28 Orthodox Easter Monday Movable
Wednesday May 01 Labor Day International observances began with Haymarket Riot in Chicago
Thursday May 02 Labor Day
Thursday May 09 Victory Day (Republika Srpska) Celebrates the Russian victory over Nazi Germany and the end of the Second World War
Wednesday June 05 Eid Al Fitr End of Ramadan
Sunday September 01 Hijri New Year Islamic New Year
Friday November 01 All Saints’ Day
Thursday November 21 General Framework Agreement Day
Monday November 25 Statehood Day (Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Wednesday December 25 Christmas Day
Thursday 26 December Boxing Day

Bosnia and Herzegovina Country Profile

The capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina

The National Capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina is Sarajevo the largest city of the country with a large number of population situated along the Mijijacka River and surrounded by the Dinaric Alps.

Capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina is Sarajevo

Prime Minister 

The current Prime Minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina is Denis Zvizdic who is a Bosnian politician and the leader of Democratic Action party. He became the Chairman of the Council of Minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina on March 31, 2015.

 Population 

The total Population of Bosnia and Herzegovina is 3,502,300 as of March 15, 2019, according to the estimate of the United Nations. This population is 0.05% of the total world population and in the ranking of populations, Bosnia and Herzegovina have 135 number. The urban population of the Bosnia and Herzegovina is 44.0% of the total population.

National Flag 

The National flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina is made up with a wide medium blue vertical band on the fly side with a yellow right triangle abutting the band and the top of the flag. Overall, the flag color is medium blue with seven full five-pointed white stars and two half stars located at the bottom and top with a hypotenuse of the triangle.

National flag Bosnia and Herzegovina

Dialing Code 

The dialing code of Bosnia and Herzegovina is +387 that’s used after the IDD along with the country code to perform calls.

The currency 

The currency of Bosnia and Herzegovina is Bosnian Convertible Marka and the currency exchange rate is the USD to BAM. The currency code for Convertible Marka is BAM and the currency symbol is KM.

 Religion

There are several religions in Bosnia and Herzegovina but the most popular and major religions are Islam, Eastern Orthodox Church, Agnosticism, and the Catholic Church.

Aamir iqbal in white fort Bosnia and Herzegovina Flag

Airports 

There are total 20 airfields in Bosnia and Herzegovina but the popular and operational are Sarajevo International Airport, Mostar International Airport, Banja Luka International Airport, and Tuzla International Airport.

GDP 

The GDP of Bosnia and Herzegovina is 18.17 Billion United States Dollars which is expected to cross 18.30 Billion US Dollars by the end of this year and expected to reach 18.80 Billion US Dollars by the end of 2020 according to the Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations.

Top Destinations 

Top Destinations of Bosnia and Herzegovina include Sarajevo, Mostar, Blagaj and many other beautiful and attractive destinations surrounded by the mountains, lakes, and rivers attracting the tourists from all over the world.

Area 

The total area of Bosnia and Herzegovina is 51,197 square kilometers.

Sports

The most popular and commonly played sports in Bosnia and Herzegovina are Basketball and Football but some other sports like Volleyball, mountain biking, hiking, and rock climbing are also getting popularity in the country.

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