Population 3.9 million
Languages Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Currency Convertible Mark (BAM or KM)
International phone code 387
Time zone GMT +1hr
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What the WWI centenary means for Sarajevo
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Ten central & Eastern European sites to mark the WWI Centenary
Most of us know that World War I started with the assassination of an Austrian Archduke in the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo. For the English-speaking world, howe…