Bosnia and Herzegovina flag information
Description flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina
a wide medium blue vertical band on the fly side with a yellow isosceles triangle abutting the band and the top of the flag; the remainder of the flag is medium blue with seven full five-pointed white stars and two half stars top and bottom along the hypotenuse of the triangle
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Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosna i Hercegovina (short)
People's Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Socialist Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnian(s), Herzegovinian(s) (noun) Bosna i Hercegovina (adjective)
Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
emerging federal democratic republic
4,590,310 ranked 121, (data 2008)
within 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 east. The lowest point is Adriatic Sea 0 m.
Coastline 20 km.
1,538km, Croatia 932 km, Montenegro 249 km, Serbia 357 km.
2 first-order administrative divisions and 1 internationally supervised district* - Brcko district (Brcko Distrikt)*, the Bosniak/Croat Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (Federacija Bosna i Hercegovina) and the Bosnian Serb-led Republika Srpska; note - Brcko district is in northeastern Bosnia and is an administrative unit under the sovereignty of Bosnia and Herzegovina; the district remains under international supervision
1 March 1992 (from Yugoslavia; referendum for independence completed 1 March 1992; independence declared 3 March 1992)