Basic facts

Basic facts about Bosnia and Herzegovina

Capital: Sarajevo
Land area: 51,197 km2 (19,767 sq mi)
Population: 3,531,159 (2013)
Lowest point: Neum, 0 m
Highest point: Maglic, 2386 m
Coast line: 21.2 km
Nations: Bosniaks, Croats, Serbs, Others.
Official languages: Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Currency: Convertible Mark (BAM) 1.00 EUR = 1.95583
Electricity: 220V AC / 50Hz
Area code: +387 (BiH), 033 (Sarajevo)
Time Zone: Central European Time CET (GMT + 1 h)
Internet domain: .ba

COSTS FOR TRAVELLING IN BOSNIA

The price chart below is intended to give an idea of what you can expect to pay for a variety of everyday and travel-related items in Bosnia. The prices are in euros and convertible marks (KM).

 Food & Drink KM EUR
 Cola (330ml)  2.5  1.25
 Mineral Water (500ml)  1.5  0.75
 McDonald’s Hamburger  2  1
 Cup of Coffee  2  1
 Beer  3 1.5
 Markets KM EUR
Banana (1kg) 2  1
Apples (1kg) 1.5 0.75
Tomato (1kg 1  0.5
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.2  0.6
Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.5 0.75