Bosnia and Herzegovina, located on the Balkan Peninsular, was previously part of Yugoslavia however, gained independence in 1992. This fascinating country has a deep history of being ruled and overcome by other countries and cultures. The country is most captivating for its East-meets-West surroundings, which has been blended with Ottoman and Austro-Hungarian pasts. With an abundance of medieval ruins, unique towns and cities, stunning mountains, waterfalls and rivers, Bosnia and Herzegovina has plenty of major drawcards for all travellers. It’s only in recent times that wanderers have truly realised how amazing this country is.
Here are 20 facts about Bosnia and Herzegovina: