Fast Facts: Bosnia Herzegovina

What is the weather like in Bosnia Herzegovina?

Hot summers and cold winters; areas of high elevation have short, cool summers and long, severe winters; mild, rainy winters along coast

Check out the current weather conditions in Bosnia Herzegovina.


What is needed for entry into Bosnia?

See our Visa page for infornation on passports and visas to Bosnia Herzegovina.


Are there any health precautions I should take?

There are no health precautions or requirements to enter Bosnia Herzegovina.

Center for Disease Control
World Health Organization


What is the currency?

The currency in Bosnia Herzegovina is the convertible Mark. Please review the current exchange rate for the convertible Mark.


What items should I shop for in Bosnia Herzegovina?

Visoko and the central Bosnia region are very well known for their leather work. Most towns and cities will have markets and fares where any number of artisans, sellers, and dealers will offer any kind of stock. Different foods are readily available, both fresh and cooked, as well as clothing, jewellery and souvenirs. At the markets you are able to negotiate with the seller, although that may take some practice. Credit cards are not widely accepted

ATMs: Available in most cities (VISA and Maestro).


What are the voltage requirements in Bosnia Herzegovina?

Voltage: 220 V; C & F. You will need a voltage converter, and plug adapter in order to use U.S. appliances. We recommend getting a universal adapter and converter kit. View more information about electrical standards around the world.

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