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  Bosnia and Herzegovina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bosnia itself is the chief geographic region of the modern state, with a moderate continental climate, consisting of hot summers and cold snowy winters.
Bosnia and Herzegovina comprises the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBiH), the Republika Srpska (RS), and the Brčko District (BD).
Ethnic composition of Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1991.
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 Bosnia and Herzegovina - LoveToKnow 1911   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Bosnia is rich in minerals, including coal, iron, copper, chrome, manganese, cinnabar, zinc and mercury, besides marble and much excellent building stone.
Farther south, in central Bosnia, the oak rarely mounts beyond the foothills, being superseded by the beech, elm, ash, fir and pine, up to 5000 ft. The third zone is characterized by the predominance, up to 6000 ft., of the fir, pine and other conifers.
In general, the people of Bosnia and Herzegovina are sober and thrifty, subsisting chiefly on Indian corn, dried meat, milk and vegetables.
81.1911encyclopedia.org /B/BO/BOSNIA_AND_HERZEGOVINA.htm   (8890 words)

  
 Politics of Bosnia and Herzegovina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Politics of Bosnia and Herzegovina takes place in a framework of a federal parliamentary representative democratic republic, whereby the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina is the head of government, and of a pluriform multi-party system.
Bosnia and Herzegovina is divided into two Entities - the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Republika Srpska, as well as the district of Brčko.
The Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina is nominated by the Presidency and approved by the House of Representatives.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Politics_of_Bosnia_and_Herzegovina   (1632 words)

  
 Bosnia and Herzegovina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Bosnia and Herzegovina was formerly one of the six federal units constituting Yugoslavia.
The Dayton Agreement succeeded in ending the bloodshed in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and it institutionalized the division between the Bosnian-Herzegovinian Muslim and Croat entity - Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (51% of the territory), and the Bosnian-Herzegovinian Serb entity - Republika Srpska (49%).
This was caused by the ethnic cleansing of non-Serb population, of Bosnian Serb refugees from the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina due to Bosnian war (1992-1995) and of Croatian Serb Croatia due to the Croatian war (1991-1995).
www.knowledgehunter.info /wiki/Bosnia-Herzegovina   (3870 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnia was also, in consequence of the physcal formationn of the land, frequently divided into two parts, the upper or mountainous Bosnia, which extended to where the rivers pass into the flat country of the Save, and the Bosnian plain along the Save.
The Mohammedans form the mass of the population in the region called the Krajina in the north-west, in the district of Serajevo and in the south-eastern part of the territory; the Greek Schismatics preponderate in the district of Banjaluka.
In Herzegovina 8 parishes, 25 priests, and 36,000 Catholics have increased to 45 parishes, 100 priests, and 110,000 Catholies.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/02694a.htm   (4043 words)

  
 Bosnia and Herzegovina travel guide - Wikitravel
Bosnia and Herzegovina (Bosna i Hercegovina) is a Balkan country in Southern Europe that was formerly part of Yugoslavia.
Bosnia and Herzegovina's declaration of sovereignty in October 1991, was followed by a declaration of independence from the former Yugoslavia on 3 March 1992 after a referendum boycotted by ethnic Serbs.
Bosnia and Herzegovina ranked next to The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia as the poorest republic in the old Yugoslav federation.
wikitravel.org /en/Bosnia_and_Herzegovina   (2964 words)

  
 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnia and Herzegovina (officially Bosna i Hercegovina/Босна и Херцеговина, shortened to BiH, also in English variously written Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bosnia and Hercegovina, Bosnia-Hercegovina) is a mountainous country in the western Balkans.
On November 21, 1995, in Dayton, Ohio, presidents of Bosnia and Herzegovina (Alija Izetbegović;), Croatia (Franjo Tuđman), and Serbia (Slobodan Milošević) signed a peace agreement that brought a halt to the three years of war in the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina (the final agreement was signed in Paris on 14 December 1995).
Bosnia and Herzegovina is divided into the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Republika Srpska.
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 Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia and Montenegro have delimited most of their boundary, but sections along the Drina River remain in dispute; discussions continue with Croatia on several small disputed sections of the boundary.
Bosnia and Herzegovina were annexed to Serbia as part of the newly formed Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes on Oct. 26, 1918.
Bosnia and Herzegovina: Economy - Economy Never particularly robust, Bosnia and Herzegovina's economy was shattered by the civil war...
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 Bosnia and Herzegovina (08/05)
In Bosnia and Herzegovina, there are 407 primary schools with 250,000 students, 171 secondary schools with 80,000 students, 7 universities in the major cities (Sarajevo, Mostar, Banja Luka, Tuzla, Bihac, and Foca) and 6 academies (4 pedagogic and 2 art academies).
Bosnia and Herzegovina today consists of two entities -- the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, which is largely Bosniak and Croat, and the Republika Srpska, which is primarily Serb.
Bosnia and Herzegovina maintains an embassy in the United States at 2109 E Street NW, Washington, DC 20037 (tel.: 202-337-1500; fax: 202-337-1502).
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/2868.htm   (3051 words)

  
 Bosnia-Herzegovina
U.S. citizens planning to remain in Bosnia and Herzegovina for more than three months must obtain a visa prior to travel, or apply for a temporary residence permit from the local police station having jurisdiction over their place of residence.
Families traveling with children in Bosnia and Herzegovina should be especially aware of the danger posed by mines and unexploded ordnance.
Bosnia and Herzegovina is among the rare countries in Europe that has fewer than ten kilometers of four-lane highway.
travel.state.gov /travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1070.html   (2186 words)

  
 Top 20 Encyclopedia
Bosnia and Herzegovina (locally: Bosna i Hercegovina/Босна и Херцеговина, most commonly abbreviated to BiH) is a triangular mountainous country in the western Balkans with an estimated population of about 4,000,000 people.
Bosnia was formerly one of the six federal units constituting Yugoslavia.
While those living in Bosnia were from 1908 officially in the Austro-Hungarian Empire, South Slavs in Serbia and elsewhere were calling for a South Slav state; World War I began with the assassination in Sarajevo of Archduke Ferdinand, heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, the assassin was Gavrilo Princip, a member of the "Mlada Bosna" organization.
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 Bosnia and Herzegovina
The Herzegovina region in the south is largely rugged, flat farmland.
As the borders of the Ottoman Empire began to shrink in the 19th century, Muslims from elsewhere in the Balkans migrated to Bosnia.
Postwar political economy in Bosnia and Herzegovina: the spoils of peace.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0107349.html   (1654 words)

  
 Bosnia and Herzegovina
The blue, "in combination with the stars" is said to represent "Europe and the Council of Europe, of which Bosnia and Herzegovina is a part".
Concerning the flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina, my source for the colours is the model drawing I got by fax from the Office of the High Representative in Sarajevo.
Flag of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/ba.html   (673 words)

  
 Bosnia and Herzegovina and the IMF -- Page 1 of 4
On behalf of: Republic of Armenia, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Republic of Moldova, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine.
On behalf of: Republic of Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Republic of Moldova, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine.
This Letter of Intent of the government of Bosnia and Herzegovina describes the policies that Bosnia and Herzegovina intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
www.imf.org /external/country/BIH   (866 words)

  
 Bosnia and Herzegovina News
Bosnia and Herzegovina News continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
Helicopter unit of ARM to leave for Bosnia and Herzegovina within...
SREBRENICA, Bosnia and Herzegovina -- Preparations are under way to mark the 11th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre, considered Europe's worst atrocity since World War II.
www.topix.net /world/bosnia-and-herzegovina   (833 words)

  
 DRAFT FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT FOR BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA
Based on Articles II and III of the Constitution of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Parliamentary Assembly of Bosnia and Herzegovina, in the session of the House of Representatives held on...
The Information Ombudsman shall, in accordance with this Act and the Constitution of Bosnia and Herzegovina and in cooperation with the Ombudsman institutions in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Republika Srpska, examine the activities of public authorities in relation to this Act either upon receiving an application or ex officio.
Every public authority of Bosnia and Herzegovina has the duty to assist public authorities in the Entities whenever the application of their respective freedom of information legislation necessitates their cooperation.
www.ohr.int /print?content_id=387   (2766 words)

  
 Human Rights Watch World Report 2002: Europe & Central Asia: Bosnia and Herzegovina
The major political development was the formation of non-ethnic-nationalist governments at the national level and in one of Bosnia's two constitutive entities, the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
At a November 2000 session the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe welcomed the progress achieved by Bosnia and Herzegovina toward meeting the criteria for accession to the Council of Europe and added that further progress was needed, including the adoption of an electoral law.
The Bosnia and Herzegovina House of Representatives adopted an Election Law on August 21.
www.hrw.org /wr2k2/europe5.html   (2455 words)

  
 CIA - The World Factbook -- Bosnia and Herzegovina   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Dayton Peace Accords retained Bosnia and Herzegovina's international boundaries and created a joint multi-ethnic and democratic government charged with conducting foreign, diplomatic, and fiscal policy.
Bosnia and Herzegovina ranked next to Macedonia as the poorest republic in the old Yugoslav federation.
Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia and Montenegro have delimited most of their boundary, but sections along the Drina River remain in dispute; discussions continue with Croatia on several small disputed sections of the boundary related to maritime access that hinder ratification of the 1999 border agreement
www.cia.gov /cia/publications/factbook/geos/bk.html   (1334 words)

  
 Intercountry Adoption Bosnia and Herzegovina
The Ministry of Social Policy in the Bosnian entity where the child is living (either the Federation or the Republika Srpska, RS) must approve his/her adoption by foreigners.
ADOPTION AUTHORITY IN BOSNIA and HERZEGOVINA: In both entities of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Federation and the Republika Srpska, adoptions are the responsibility of the municipal Centers for Social Work, the Bosnian equivalent of the county or municipal social services department in the United States.
Prospective adopting parents are strongly encouraged to consult USCIS publication M-249, The Immigration of Adopted and Prospective Adopting Children, as well as the Department of State publication, International Adoptions.
travel.state.gov /family/adoption/country/country_357.html   (2242 words)

  
 Bosnia and Herzegovina   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Bosnia and Herzegovina: Situation of Human Rights in the War in Bosnia and Herzegovina (September 1993)
Bosnia and Herzegovina: Annual Report on International Religious Freedom 1999 (February 2000)
Bosnia and Herzegovina: Visa Reciprocity and Country Documents (updated as needed)
uscis.gov /graphics/services/asylum/ric/BosniaandHerzegovina.htm   (262 words)

  
 JURIST Bosnia & Herzegovina Law - Bosnian law, legal research, human rights
Institution of the Ombudsmen of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
The 1995 General Framework Agreement for Peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina (the Dayton Accords) ended the 1991-95 war and created the independent state of Bosnia and Herzegovina, previously one of the constituent republics of Yugoslavia.
The entities maintain separate armies, but under the Constitution, these are under the ultimate control of the presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
jurist.law.pitt.edu /world/bosnia.htm   (1238 words)

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