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Bosnia and Herzegovina


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    • us: Socijalistička Republika Bosna i Hercegovina
    • us: Bosna i Hercegovina
    • us: SRBiH
    • us: S.R.B. i H
    • us: Bosnīi͡a-Gert͡segovina
    • us: Bosnien und die Hercegovina
    • us: NR BiH
    • us: Bosna ve Hersek
    • us: Bosnia-Herzegovina
    • us: Bosnien-Herzegowina
    • us: Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina
    • us: Republika Bosna i Hercegovina
    • us: Republika Bosne i Hercegovine
    • us: Būsnah wa-al-Hirsik
    • us: Būsnah wa-al-Harsak
    • us: Босна и Херцеговина
    • us: Bosnia
    • us: Narodna Republika Bosna i Hercegovina
    • us: People's Republic of Bosnia and Hercegovina
    • us: Socialist Republic of Bosnia and Hercegovina
    • us: Bosnië-Herzegowina
    • us: بوسنة والهرسك
    • us: Bosnia y Herzegovina
    • us: Bosna shi Hertsegovina
    • us: Bosnie-Hèrzègovena
    • us: Vonia ha Hesegovina
    • us: Bosniya vä Herseqovina
    • us: Bosna kap Hercegovina
    • us: Боснія і Герцагавіна
    • us: Bosnii͡a i Hertsahavina
    • us: Bosnya asin Hersegobina
    • us: Bosnya asin Hersegovina
    • us: Bosnia & Herzegovina
    • us: Bosnien und Herzegowina
    • us: Bosnia-ha-Herzegovina
    • us: Bosna i Khert͡segovina
    • us: Bòsnia i Hercegovina
    • us: Bosnia ug Herzegovina
    • us: Bosna a Hercegovina
    • us: Republika Bosna a Hercegovina
    • us: Bosnia na Herzegovina
    • us: Bosnia è Erzegovina
    • us: Bosnia a Hercegovina
    • us: Bosna a Hertsegofina
    • us: Bosnia-Hercegovina
    • us: Bosna i Herzegovina
    • us: Bosnien-Hercegovina
    • us: Bosna dóó Hetsog Bikéyah
    • us: Bosniska-Hercegowinska
    • us: Bosnia ja Hertsegoviina
    • us: Βοσντ̔̈«”αε·α και Ερζεγοβτ̔̈«”αε·νη
    • us: Vosnia kai Erzegovinē
    • us: Bosnio kaj Hercegovino
    • us: Bosnujo kaj Hercegovino
    • us: Bósnia Ercegovina
    • us: Bosnie-Herzégovine
    • us: Bosnie-et-Herzégovine
    • us: République de Bosnie-Herzégovine
    • us: Bosnje
    • us: Bhoisnia-Heirseagaivéin
    • us: Poblacht na Boisnia-Heirseagaivéine
    • us: Bosnia as Herzegovina
    • us: Bosniya hem Herțegovina
    • us: Bosna agus Heartsagobhana
    • us: Bosnia e Hercegovina
    • us: Pô-sṳ-nì-â lâu Het-set-kô-vì-ná
    • us: Босмудин болн Херцегудин Орн
    • us: Bosmudin boln Khert͡segudin Orn
    • us: Bosenia me Hesegowina
    • us: Bosniska a Hercegowina
    • us: Bosnia e Herzegovina
    • us: Bosnia dan Herzegovina
    • us: Republik Bosnia dan Herzegovina
    • us: Босни м Герцеговин
    • us: Bosni æmæ Gert͡segovinæ
    • us: Bosnía og Hersegóvína
    • us: Bosnía-Hersegóvína
    • us: Bosnia-Erzegovina
    • us: Bosnia ed Erzegovina
    • us: בוסניה והרצגובינה
    • us: Bosniyah ṿe-Hertsegovinah
    • us: Bosna
    • us: BiH
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    • Bosnia and Hercegovina
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    • found: Radnici i čist lični dohodak po opštinama ... Sept. 1978. g.:t.p. (SRBiH) masthead (... Socijalističke Republike Bosne i Hercegovine)
    • found: Kharuzin, Al. Bosnīi͡a-Gert͡segovina, 1901:t.p. (Bosnīi͡a-Gert͡segovina)
    • found: Erläuterungen und Begründungen zum Wehrgesetzentwurf ... 1912:t.p. (Bosnien und die Hercegovina)
    • found: Glasnik Savjeta za prosvjetu NR BiH i Sovjeta za stručno obrazovanje NR BiH, jan. 1961:t.p.
    • found: BGN. Foreign names info. bull., 1 June 1992:p. ii (On 7 April 1992, the United States recognized Bosnia and Hercegovina, Croatia, and Slovenia as sovereign and independent nations with their republic borders constituting international boundaries) p. 1 (former name: Bosna i Hercegovina [brief], Socijalistička Republika; ADM1; new name: Bosnia and Hercegovina; PCLI, 44°15ʹN, 17°50ʹE)
    • found: BGN. Foreign names info. bull., 15 Oct. 1992:p. 1 (former name: Bosnia and Hercegovina; PCLI; new name: Bosnia and Herzegovina [brief], Republic of [conventional]; Republika Bosna i Hercegovina [Bosna i Hercegovina=brief] [Serbocroatian]; PCLI, 44°15ʹN, 17°50ʹE)
    • found: Bosna ve Hersek, 1908 or 1909.
    • found: Mohamad Rashidi Hassan. Bosnia Herzegovina, 1992?:t.p. (Bosnia Herzegovina)
    • found: Bosnien-Herzegowina, 1878-1918, c1994.
    • found: BGN. Foreign names info. bull., 15 Apr. 1996:p. 13 (former name: none; provisional name: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Federation of [designation code and coordinates not provided])
    • found: GEOnet, May 20, 1996(Bosnia and Herzegovina, Republic of [conv.]; Bosna i Hercegovina, Republika [Serbocroatian], PCLI: 44°15ʹ00ʺN, 17°50ʹ00ʺE)
    • found: For. names info. bull., 30 Aug. 1997(former name: Bosnia and Herzegovina [short], Republic of [conventional]; Bosna i Hercegovina [Serbocroatian]; new name: Bosnia and Herzegovina [conventional]; Bosna i Hercegovina [Serbocroatian])
    • found: Political handbook of the world, 1997:p. 94 (Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Republika Bosne i Hercegovine)
    • found: Britannica online, Feb. 4, 2004(Bosnia and Herzegovina; officially Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Herzegovina also spelled Hercegovina, Serbo-Croatian Bosna i Hercegovina; in 1918 it was incorporated into the newly created Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes, and after World War II it became a constituent republic of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia)
    • found: al-Shiʻr al-Saʻūdī fī qaḍīyat al-Būsnah wa-al-Hirsik, 2003:t.p. (al-Būsnah wa-al-Hirsik)
    • found: GEOnet, May 18, 2011(Bosnia and Herzegovina (conventional); Bosna i Hercegovina (approved); variants: Bosna i Hercegovina, Narodna Republika; Bosna i Hercegovina, Republika; Bosna i Hercegovina, Socijalistička Republika; Bosnia; Bosnia and Hercegovina; Bosnia and Hercegovina, People's Republic of; Bosnia and Hercegovina, Socialist Republic of; Bosnia and Herzegovina, Republic of; 44°15ʹ00ʺN 017°50ʹ00ʺE) July 11, 2014 (Bosnia and Herzegovina (conventional), Bosna i Hercegovina (approved), variants: Narodna Republika Bosna i Hercegovina; Republika Bosna i Hercegovina; Socijalistička Republika Bosna i Hercegovina; Bosnia; Bosnia and Hercegovina; People's Republic of Bosnia and Hercegovina; Socialist Republic of Bosnia and Hercegovina; Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina; independent political entity; 44°15ʹ00ʺN, 017°50ʹ00ʺE (44.25, 17.833333))
    • found: CIA - The world factbook, via WWW, May 18, 2011(Bosnia and Herzegovina) July 11, 2014 (Bosnia and Herzegovina; declared sovereignty in October 1991 and independence from the former Yugoslavia on 3 March 1992 after a referendum boycotted by ethnic Serbs; geographic coordinates: 44 00 N, 18 00 E; conventional short form: Bosnia and Herzegovina; local short form: Bosna i Hercegovina; former: People's Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Socialist Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina)
    • found: Wikipedia, May 18, 2011(Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian: Bosna i Hercegovina; Serbian Cyrillic: Босна и Херцеговина = Bosna i Hercegovina), sometimes referred to as Bosnia-Herzegovina or simply Bosnia in the West)
    • found: Wikipedia, May 18, 2011:Afrikaans page (Bosnië-Herzegowina) Alemannic page (Bosnie-Herzegowina) Arabic page (البوسنة والهرسك = al-Bڶusnah wa-al-Harsak) Aragonese page (Bosnia y Herzegovina) Aromanian page (Bosna shi Hertsegovina) Franco-Provenۅcal/Arpitan page (Bosnie-Hڲerzڲegovena) Asturian page (Bosnia y Herzegovina) Guarani page (Vonia ha Hesegovina) Azerbaijani page (Bosniya vںa Herseqovina [in rom.]) Min Nan page (Bosna kap Hercegovina) Belarusian page (Боснія і Герцагавіна = BosniЋiЌa i Hertsahavina) Central Bicolano page (Bosnya asin Hersegobina; Bosnya asin Hersegovina) Bislama page (Bosnia & Herzegovina) Bavarian page (Bosnien-Herzegowina; Bosnien und Herzegowina) Breton page (Bosnia-ha-Herzegovina) Bulgarian page (Босна и Херцеговина = Bosna i KherЋtЌsegovina) Catalan page (BЂosnia i Hercegovina) Cebuano page (Bosnia ug Herzegovina) Czech page (Bosna a Hercegovina; Republika Bosna a Hercegovina) Tumbuka page (Bosnia na Herzegovina) Corsican page (Bosnia Ђe Erzegovina) Welsh page (Bosnia a Hercegovina; Bosna a Hertsegofina; Bosnia-Hercegovina)
    • found: Wikipedia, June 10, 2011Danish page (Bosnien-Hercegovina) German page (Bosnien und Herzegowina) Navajo page (Bosna dóó Hetsog Bikéyah) Lower Sorbian page (Bosniska-Hercegowinska) Estonian page (Bosnia ja Hertsegoviina) Greek page (Βοσντ̔̈«”αε·α και Ερζεγοβτ̔̈«”αε·νη) Spanish page (Bosnia y Herzegovina) Esperanto page (Bosnio kaj Hercegovino; Bosnujo kaj Hercegovino) Extremaduran page (Bósnia Ercegovina) Basque page (Bosnia-Herzegovina) French page (Bosnie-Herzégovine; Bosnie-et-Herzégovine; République de Bosnie-Herzégovine) West Frisian page (Bosnje) Irish page (Bhoisnia-Heirseagaivéin; Poblacht na Boisnia-Heirseagaivéine) Manx page (Bosnia as Herzegovina) Gagauz page (Bosniya hem Herțegovina) Scottish Gaelic page (Bosna agus Heartsagobhana) Galician page (Bosnia e Hercegovina) Hakka page (Pô-sṳ-nì-â lâu Het-set-kô-vì-ná) Kalmyk page (Босмудин болн Херцегудин Орн = Bosmudin boln KherЋtЌsegudin Orn) Hawaiian page (Bosenia me Hesegowina) Upper Sorbian page (Bosniska a Hercegowina) Ido page (Bosnia e Herzegovina) Indonesian page (Bosnia dan Herzegovina; Republik Bosnia dan Herzegovina) Ossetian page (Босни м Герцеговин = Bosni m GerЋtЌsegovin) Icelandic page (BosnЃia og HersegЃovЃina; BosnЃia-HersegЃovЃina) Italian page (Bosnia-Erzegovina; Bosnia ed Erzegovina) Hebrew page (בוסניה והרצגובינה = Bosniyah Ѵve-Hertsegovinah)
    • found: The Columbia gaz. of the world, c1998(Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbo-Croatian Bosna i Herzegovina)
    • found: Kotnik, Janko. Slovensko-angleški slovar, 1962:page 753 (Bosna: Bosnia)
    • found: The times atlas of the world, 2005:index (Bosnia-Herzegovina, country, Europe)
    • found: DK complete atlas of the world, 2012:index (Bosnia and Herzegovina, off. Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina; republic, SE Europe) p. 184 (Bosnia & Herzegovina)
    • found: Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Washington, D.C. website, viewed July 11, 2014:home page (Bosnia and Herzegovina; BiH) BiH and US (The United States recognised Bosnia and Herzegovina on April 8, 1992. Diplomatic relations were established on June 18,1993. The Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Washington D.C. opened soon after.) facts about BiH (Political system: Administrative division: Two entities - the Federation of BiH, the Republic of Srpska; area under the international supervision: Brčko District) - http://www.bhembassy.org/
  • Editorial Notes

    • [Non-Latin script references not evaluated.]
    • [For 1946-1991, one of the six republics of Yugoslavia; in 1992 became an independent nation.]
    • [As of 1996, the republic consists of two entities: "Bosnia and Herzegovina (Bosnia and Herzegovina : Federation)" and "Republika Srpska (Bosnia and Herzegovina)"]
  • Change Notes

    • 1981-10-22: new
    • 2018-06-28: revised
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