Bosnia & Herzegovina sits in Southeastern Europe near the Adriatic Sea. Croatia is to the north and west, Serbia lies to the east, and Montenegro sits to the south. The capital of Bosnia & Herzegovina is Sarajevo. Bosnia is to the north and center of the country, Herzegovina sits within the south and southwest.
People usually speak Bosnian, Croatian, or Serbian. The natural beauty, snow-capped mountains, and stunning architecture of the country have often been overshadowed by complex religious and racial issues of the past. The country has a wide diversity of religions including Christian religions and Islam.