Geographical position: Bosnia and Herzegovina is situated in the central part of Balkan Peninsula. It shares borders with Croatia, Serbia and Montenegro.
Surface size: Continental part makes 51.197 km2, and the surface size of territorial sea is 12,2 km2
Capital city: Sarajevo (population: 380.000)
Population: 3.989.000 inhabitants
Highest peak: Maglić 2386 m above the sea level
Terrain: Mountain areas, high limestone areas, mediterranean region, lowlands
Climate: In the northern part of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the climate is mild-continental; mountain climate in the central part, and mediterranean climate in the southern part.
The longest river: Drina - 346 km
The largest lake: Buško - 55,8 km2
Ski resorts: Bjelašnica, Blidinje, Jahorina, Kupres, Vlašić.
Currency: Convertible mark (KM), (1 KM = 0,51129 EUR). Foreign currencies are exchanged in banks, exchange offices, postal offices, and most tourist agencies and hotels.