Bosnia and Herzegovina is a federal republic in southeastern Europe, located between Croatia, Serbia and Montenegro. It is a former Yugoslav republic, which after the disintegration of Yugoslavia in 1991 was the centre of a bloody war until 1995. With the Dayton Peace Agreement if 1995, this country was created from the three warring parties.
It consists of wo largely autonomous member states (entities), the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Republikaq Srpska and the Special Administrative Region Brcko District.
The official languages in the country are Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian.
Sarajevo is the capital city with 380,000 inhabitants. It has a long history in which many cultures have mixed together and still do, which is evident in the colorful architecture of the city.
Yet the war changed a lot here and across the country. The traces of it are still visible and there is still a long way to go until the quality of life has reached the European standard.