Bosnia, or officially, Bosnia and Herzegovina, is located in the southeast of Europe on the Balkan Peninsula. To the north and west of the country is Croatia, to the east is Serbia and to the south is Montenegro. The Adriatic Sea is located in the southwest of the country, and Italy is across the sea.Know More
The name Bosnia is derived from the full name of the country, Bosnia and Herzegovina, which is named after the two regions of the country that have the same names. Bosnia covers about four-fifths of the country in the north, while Herzegovina occupies the south part. The country is mountainous, encompassing parts of the Dinaric Alps, and there, nearly half of the country's land is covered by forest.
The capital city of Bosnia and Herzegovina is Sarajevo, which is located in the central-eastern part of the country; other large cities include Zenica, Banja Luka, Mostar and Tuzla. It was an integral part of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia and then later the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia until the country claimed independence in 1992. After the country, which was an important economic and military part of Yugoslavia, left the republic, the Bosnian War followed and raged for 3 years.Learn More
Some major landforms of Europe include the Alps, Balkan Peninsula, Iberian Peninsula, Danube River and Northern European Lowlands. The landforms that create the boundary between Europe and Asia include the Bosporus, Dardanelles, Sea of Marmara, Black Sea, Caspian Sea, Caucasus Mountains and Ural River.Full Answer >
France is located on the continent of Europe. France is bordered by the countries of Belgium, Andorra, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Monaco, Spain and Switzerland. France is the third-largest country in Europe and the largest country of Western Europe.Full Answer >
Paris is located in the Ile-de-France province of France. The city and its outlying areas make up almost the entirety of this administrative area and is divided into 20 arrondissements, or boroughs.Full Answer >
Zurich is located in northern Switzerland, which is in Central Europe. The city is at the northern end of Lake Zurich. The Limmat River, which flows out of Lake Zurich, runs through the city.Full Answer >