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Aug 22, 2023 — BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA: FACTS · Capital: Sarajevo · Area: 51,129 sq km · Population: 3.4 million · Languages: Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian · Life ...


Bosnia-Herzegovina country profile Aug 22, 2023 — BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA: FACTS · Capital: Sarajevo · Area: 51,129 sq km · Population: 3.4 million · Languages: Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian · Life ... Bosnia and Herzegovina | Facts, Geography, History, & 4% (2017 est. )government consumption: 20% (2017 est. )investment in fixed capital: 16. 6% (2017 est. )investment in inventories: 2. 3% (2017 est. )exports of goods and services: 38. 7% (2017 est. )imports of goods and services: -55. 1% (2017 est. )Agricultural productsmaize, milk, vegetables, potatoes, wheat, plums/sloes, apples, barley, cabbages, poultryIndustriessteel, coal, iron ore, lead, zinc, manganese, bauxite, aluminum, motor vehicle assembly, textiles, tobacco products, wooden furniture, ammunition, domestic appliances, oil refiningUnemployment rate15. 22% (2021 est. Decision to Intervene: How the War in Bosnia Ended The Bosnian Serb objective was clear: to conclude the war before the onset of the next winter. The strategy was simple, even if its execution was brazen. First, ... Bosnia and Herzegovina - United States Department of State Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina - The World Factbook Background. Bosnia and Herzegovina declared sovereignty in October 1991 and independence from the former Yugoslavia on 3 March 1992 after a referendum ... The Dayton Peace Accords retained Bosnia and Herzegovina's international boundaries and created a multiethnic and democratic government charged with conducting foreign, diplomatic, and fiscal policy. Also recognized was a second tier of government composed of two entities roughly equal in size: the predominantly Bosniak-Bosnian Croat Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the predominantly Bosnian Serb-led Republika Srpska (RS). The Federation and RS governments are responsible for overseeing most government functions. Additionally, the Dayton Accords established the Office of the High Representative to oversee the implementation of the civilian aspects of the agreement. The Peace Implementation Council at its conference in Bonn in 1997 also gave the High Representative the authority to impose legislation and remove officials, the so-called "Bonn Powers. " In 1995, the NATO-led international peacekeeping force (IFOR) of 60, 000 troops enforced the peace, but was replaced the next year by a smaller, NATO-led Stabilization Force (SFOR). )GovernmentCountry nameconventional long form: noneconventional short form: Bosnia and Herzegovinalocal long form: nonelocal short form: Bosna i Hercegovinaformer: People's Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Socialist Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovinaabbreviation: BiHetymology: the larger northern territory is named for the Bosna River; the smaller southern section takes its name from the German word "herzog, " meaning "duke, " and the ending "-ovina, " meaning "land, " forming the combination denoting "dukedom"Capitalname: Sarajevogeographic coordinates: 43 52 N, 18 25 Etime difference: UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC, during Standard Time)daylight saving time: +1hr, begins last Sunday in March; ends last Sunday in Octoberetymology: the name derives from the Turkish noun saray, meaning "palace" or "mansion, " and the term ova, signifying "plain(s), " to give a meaning of "palace plains" or "the plains about the palace"Administrative divisions3 first-order administrative divisions - Brcko District (Brcko Distrikt) (ethnically mixed), Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (Federacija Bosne i Hercegovine) (predominantly Bosniak-Croat), Republika Srpska (predominantly Serb)Independence1 March 1992 (from Yugoslavia); note - referendum for independence completed on 1 March 1992; independence declared on 3 March 1992National holidayIndependence Day, 1 March (1992) and Statehood Day, 25 November (1943) - both observed in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina entity; Victory Day, 9 May (1945) and Dayton Agreement Day, 21 November (1995) - both observed in the Republika Srpska entitynote: there is no national-level holidayConstitutionhistory: 14 December 1995 (constitution included as part of the Dayton Peace Accords); note - each of the political entities has its own constitutionamendments: decided by the Parliamentary Assembly, including a two-thirds majority vote of members present in the House of Representatives; the constitutional article on human rights and fundamental freedoms cannot be amended; amended several times, last in 2009Legal systemcivil law system; Constitutional Court review of legislative actsCitizenshipcitizenship by birth: nocitizenship by descent only: at least one parent must be a citizen of Bosnia and Herzegovinadual citizenship recognized: yes, provided there is a bilateral agreement with the other stateresidency requirement for naturalization: 8 yearsSuffrage18 years of age, 16 if employed; universalExecutive branchchief of state: Chairman of the Presidency Zeljko KOMSIC (chairman since 16 July 2023; presidency member since 20 November 2018 - Croat seat); Zeljka CVIJANOVIC (presidency member since 16 November 2022 - Serb seat); Denis BECIROVIC (presidency member since 16 November 2022 - Bosniak seat)head of government: Chairman of the Council of Ministers Borjana KRISTO (since 25 January 2023)cabinet: Council of Ministers nominated by the council chairman, approved by the state-level House of Representativeselections/appointments: 3-member presidency (1 Bosniak and 1 Croat elected from the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and 1 Serb elected from the Republika Srpska) directly elected by simple majority popular vote for a 4-year term (eligible for a second term, but then ineligible for 4 years); the presidency chairpersonship rotates every 8 months with the new member of the presidency elected with the highest number of votes starting the new mandate as chair; election last held on 2 October 2022 (next to be held in October 2026); the chairman of the Council of Ministers appointed by the presidency and confirmed by the state-level House of Representativeselection results: 2022: percent of vote - Denis BECIROVIC - (SDP BiH) 57. 2% (2018 est. )arable land: 19. 7% (2018 est. )permanent crops: 2% (2018 est. )permanent pasture: 20. 5% (2018 est. )forest: 42. 8% (2018 est. )other: 15% (2018 est. )Geography - notewithin Bosnia and Herzegovina's recognized borders, the country is divided into a joint Bosniak/Croat Federation (about 51% of the territory) and the Bosnian Serb-led Republika Srpska or RS (about 49% of the territory); the region called Herzegovina is contiguous to Croatia and Montenegro, and traditionally has been settled by an ethnic Croat majority in the west and an ethnic Serb majority in the eastPeople and SocietyNationalitynoun: Bosnian(s), Herzegovinian(s)adjective: Bosnian, HerzegovinianEthnic groupsBosniak 50. 1%, Serb 30. Bosnia and Herzegovina - The World FactbookPhotos of Bosnia and HerzegovinaIntroductionBackgroundBosnia and Herzegovina declared sovereignty in October 1991 and independence from the former Yugoslavia on 3 March 1992 after a referendum boycotted by ethnic Serbs. The Bosnian Serbs - supported by neighboring Serbia and Montenegro - responded with armed resistance aimed at partitioning the republic along ethnic lines and joining Serb-held areas to form a "Greater Serbia. " In March 1994, Bosniaks and Croats reduced the number of warring factions from three to two by signing an agreement creating a joint Bosniak-Croat Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. On 21 November 1995, in Dayton, Ohio, the warring parties initialed a peace agreement that ended three years of interethnic civil strife (the final agreement was signed in Paris on 14 December 1995). Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina's (BiH) turbulent post-socialist transition has been fundamentally shaped by the relationship between religious communities and ...


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