• - Sarajevo, the current capital city of Bosnia and Herzegovina, hosted the 1984 Winter Olympics
    - The country is nicknamed the “Heart Shaped Land” due to the country’s slight heart shape
    - The name “Bosnia” comes from an Indo-European word Bosana, which means water
    - Bosnia and Herzegovina consists of two Entities – the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Republic Srpska
    - The currency of Bosnia and Herzegovina is the Marka
    - In 2010, Lonely Planet’s “Best In Travel” nominated Sarajevo as one of the top ten cities to visit that year
    - Established in 1995 during the Bosnian War, Sarajevo Film Festival has become the largest and most famous film festival in the Balkans and South-East Europe
    - Bosnia and Herzegovina was the world champion of volleyball at the 2004 Summer Paralympics. Many of the team members lost their limbs in the - Bosnian War
    - Bosnia and Herzegovina has the tenth highest coffee consumption per capital in the world
    - Danis Tanović won in 2002 the Oscar award for the best foreign film, No Man’s Land
    - Međugorje is located in the mountains near Mostar. The small town is incredibly popular with Catholic pilgrims since 1981.
    - Trams were first regularly used in Europe in Sarajevo, starting in 1885.
    - Bosnia and Herzegovina is slightly smaller than the state of West Virginia
    - Ottomans executing last king of Bosnia, Stjepan Tomasevic, at Jajce started mass conversion of Bosnian Christians to Islam, a phenomenon in European history
    - 3.8 million people live here
    - The life expectancy here is 75 years
    - There are three official languages which are all really the same
    - It has the last remaining jungle in Europe at Perućica
    - Bosnia and Herzegovina might have a Pyramid
    - National Symbol: golden lily
    - Mostar is Bosnia and Herzegovina’s most divided city
    - The Sarajevo sahat tower (clock) is the historical legacy which is considered to be the only public clock in the world with the lunar time
    - Bosnian Royal city, Jajce, is only in the world who has the waterfall in the center and that is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the world

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