Country Holidays

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.

DateHolidayComments
January 01New Year’s day
January 02The day after New Year’s Day
January 07Orthodox Christmas Eve
January 08Orthodox Christmas Day
January 09Republic DayRepublic of Srpska
January 14Orthodox New Year’s DayKnown as Old New Year, New Year in the Julian calendar falls on 14 January in the Gregorian Calendar
March 01Independence DayFederation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
March 03Holy Wednesday 2021Observed by: Christians
April 02Good Friday (Catholic)Friday before Easter Sunday
April 04Easter (Catholic)Observed by: Christians
April 05Easter Monday (Catholic)Monday after Easter Sunday
April 31Good FridayMovable
April 02Orthodox Easter DayMovable
April 03Orthodox Easter MondayMovable
May 01Labor DayInternational observances began with Haymarket Riot in Chicago
May 02Labor Day
May 09Victory Day (Republika Srpska)Celebrates the Russian victory over Nazi Germany and the end of the Second World War
May 13Eid Al FitrEnd of Ramadan
August 9 – 10Hijri New YearIslamic New Year
November 01All Saints’ Day
November 21General Framework Agreement Day
November 25Statehood Day (Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina)
December 25Christmas Day
26 DecemberBoxing 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, 2021, 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.

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 2021 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 popular in the country.

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