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Location: Southeastern Europe, between Croatia, Serbia and Montenegro, bordering the Adriatic Sea

Official language: Bosnian/Serbian/Croatian and Latin script/Cyrillic script

Territorial sea area: 210 km2

Land boundaries: 1,459 kilometers (border countries: Croatia, 932 kilometers; Serbia, 357 kilometers; Montenegro, 294 kilometers)

Terrain: Mountains and valleys

Government type: Parliamentary republic

GDP: $16.19 billion

Ethnic groups: Bosniaks 50.1%; Serbs 30.8%; Croats 15.4%; Albanians, Montenegrins, Roma, and Others 3.6%;

Religions: Muslims 50,7%, Orthodox 30,75% , and Catholic 15,19%.

Main sectors: Services (66%), Agriculture (10,2%), Industry (23,9%),

More about Bosnia: http://sarajevobusinessforum.com/region/bosnia-and-herzegovina

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Capital Sarajevo
Population 3.791.622
Currency unit Bosnia and Herzegovina convertible mark (BAM)
Land area 51.129 km2
Internet country code .ba
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Location: Southeastern Europe, bordering the Adriatic Sea, between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Slovenia

Official language: Croatian language and Latin script

Territorial sea area: 31.067 km2

Land boundaries: 2,197 km (border countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina 932 km, Hungary 329 km, Serbia 241 km, Montenegro 25 km, Slovenia 670 km)

Terrain: Geographically diverse; flat plains along Hungarian border, low mountains and highlands near the Adriatic coastline

Government type: Presidential/parliamentary democracy

GDP: $21,791 (2016 est.)

Ethnic groups: Croats 90,42%, Serbs 4,36%, Muslims 0,90%, Slovenes 0,25%, Hungarians 0,33%, Czechs 0,22%, Italians 0,42% and others 3,1%

Religions: Roman Catholics 86,28%, Orthodox 4,44%, Islam 1,47%, Protestants 0,34% and others 7,47%

Main sectors: Tourism, industrial sector, agricultural sector

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Capital Zagreb
Population 4.284.889 (2015 est.)
Currency unit Croatian Kuna, 1 Kuna=100 Lipa
Land area 56.594 km2
Internet country code .hr
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Location: Southeastern Europe, between Macedonia and Hungary

Official language: Serbian 88.3% (official), Hungarian 3.8%, Bosniak 1.8%, Romany (Gypsy) 1.1%, other 4.1%, unknown 0.9% (2002 census) NOTE: Romanian, Hungarian, Slovak, Ukrainian, and Croatian are all official in Vojvodina

Land boundaries: Bosnia and Herzegovina 302 km, Bulgaria 318 km, Croatia 241 km, Hungary 151 km, Kosovo 352 km, Macedonia 62 km, Montenegro 124 km, Romania 476 km

Terrain: Extremely varied; to the north, rich fertile plains; to the east, limestone ranges and basins; to the southeast, ancient mountains and hills

Government type: Republic

GDP: $13,944 (2016 est.)

Ethnic groups: Serb 82.9%, Hungarian 3.9%, Romany (Gypsy) 1.4%, Yugoslavs 1.1%, Bosniaks 1.8%, Montenegrin 0.9%, other 8% (2002 census)

Religions: Serbian Orthodox 85%, Catholic 5.5%, Protestant 1.1%, Muslim 3.2%, unspecified 2.6%, other, unknown, or atheist 2.6% (2002 census)

Main sectors: Agricultural sector, Energy sector

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Capital Belgrade
Population 7.041.599 (2016 est.)
Currency unit Serbian dinars (RSD)
Land area 77.474 km2
Internet country code .rs
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Location: Southeastern Europe, between the Adriatic Sea and Serbia

Official language: Serbian 63.6%, Montenegrin (official) 22%, Bosnian 5.5%, Albanian 5.3%, unspecified 3.7% (2003 census)

Land boundaries: 625 km (border countries: Albania 172 km, Bosnia and Herzegovina 225 km, Croatia 25 km, Kosovo 79 km, Serbia 124 km)

Territorial sea area: 360 km2

Coastline: 293.5 km

Terrain: Highly indented coastline with narrow coastal plain backed by rugged high limestone mountains and plateaus

Government type: Republic

GDP: $15,717 (2015 est.)

Ethnic groups: Montenegrins 44,98%, Serbs 28,73%, Bosniaks 8,65%, Albanians 4,91%, Croats 0,97%, other 11,76% (2011 est.)

Religions: Orthodox 74.2%, Muslim 17.7%, Catholic 3.5%, other 0.6%, unspecified 3%, atheist 1% (2003 census)

Main sectors: Industrial sector, Agrucultural sector, Tourism

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Capital Podgorica
Population 621.000 ( 2014 est.)
Currency unit Euros (EUR)
Land area 13.452 km2
Internet country code .me
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Location: Southeastern Europe, bordering the Adriatic Sea, between Croatia, Italy and Austria

Official language: Slovenian, in some nationally mixed border areas also Italian and Hungarian and Latin script

Land boundaries: 1,370 km (border countries: Austria 318 km, Italy 280 km, Hungary 102 km, Croatia 670 km)

Coastline: 46,6 km

Terrain: A short coastal strip on the Adriatic, an alpine mountain region adjacent to Italy and Austria, mixed mountains and valleys with numerous rivers to the east

Government type: Democratic parliamentary republic since 25. June 1991. / Member of the European Union since 1. May 2004.

GDP: $21,308 (2016 est.)

Ethnic groups: Slovenian 83%; Italian 0,1%; Hungarian 0,3%; Croat 1,8%; Serbian 2,0%; Muslim (including Bosniacs) 1,6%; others 2,2%; unknown: 8,9%

Religions: According to the 2002 census the most of population (58 %) are Catholics. Together there are 43 religious communities registered in Slovenia. Among the oldest is the Evangelical Church, most widely spread in the northeastern part of Slovenia

Main sectors: Industrial sector, Tourism

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Capital Ljubljana
Population 2.063.077 (2015 est.)
Currency unit Euros (EUR)
Land area 20.273 km2
Internet country code .si
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Location: Southeastern Europe

Official language: Macedonian (official) 66.5%, Albanian (official) 25.1%, Turkish 3.5%, Roma 1.9%, Serbian 1.2%, other 1.8% (2002 census)

Land boundaries: 766 km (border countries: Albania 151 km, Bulgaria 148 km, Greece 246 km, Kosovo 159 km, Serbia 62 km)

Territorial sea area: 1.350 km2

Terrain: Mountainous territory covered with deep basins and valleys; three large lakes, each divided by a frontier line; country bisected by the Vardar River

Government type: Parliamentary democracy

GDP: $10,718 per capita (2012 est.)

Ethnic groups: Macedonian 64.2%, Albanian 25.2%, Turkish 3.9%, Roma (Gypsy) 2.7%, Serb 1.8%, other 2.2% (2002 census)

Religions: Islam 58.79%, Christianity 16.89%, other (irreligious or other religious groups) 25.32%

Main sectors: Textile, iron, steel, wine and vegetables exports, Tourism

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Capital Skopje
Population 2.069.162 ( 2014 est.)
Currency unit Macedonian denars (MKD)
Land area 25.713 km2
Internet country code .mk
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Location: Southeastern Europe bordered by Montenegro to the northwest, Kosovo to the northeast, Macedonia to the east, and Greece to the south and southeast

Official language: Albanian

Land boundaries: 717 km (border countries: Greece 282 km, Macedonia 151 km, Montenegro 172) km, Kosovo 112 km

Territorial sea area: 1.350 km2

Terrain: Mostly mountains and hills; small plains along coast

Government type: Unitary parliamentary constitutional republic

GDP: $4.269 – $4.729 (2014 est)

Ethnic groups: Albanian 95%, Greek 3-6%, other (Aromanian, Macedonian etc) 2%

Religions: Islam 58.79%, Christianity 16.89%, other (irreligious or other religious groups) 25.32%

Main sectors: Agricultural sector, Tourism

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Capital Tirana
Population 3.011.405 (2013 est.)
Currency unit Lek (ALL)
Land area 28.748 km2
Internet country code .al
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