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Bosnia-Herzegovina Flag

We carry authentic Bosnia-Herzegovina Flags in both indoor and outdoor varieties. Our flags are proudly made in the United States from durable nylon and are printed with vibrant long-lasting inks. The Bosnia-Herzegovina national flag is often displayed at embassies, outside of businesses associated with Bosnia-Herzegovina, and at the homes of people who take great pride in their Bosnia-Herzegovina heritage.

Our indoor flags are finished with a pole hem and your choice of with or without golden fringe. Gold fringe is the traditional way to display an indoor flag, however, some people choose without fringe for a simple and clean look that is also less expensive. If you are looking for a complete indoor presentation set, our Build Your Own Indoor International Flag Set program allows you to select a durable nylon indoor Bosnia-Herzegovina Flag and choose between premium quality poles, bases, and ornaments, and tassel. For indoor applications, most buyers choose a 3ft. x 5ft. flag with an 8ft. pole, however, if you have a low ceiling, you may opt for a 7ft. pole, which is designed to work with drop ceilings. If you are looking for a very substantial international flag display, our 4ft. x 6ft. indoor flags can be paired with a 9ft. pole for our largest indoor display option.

Our outdoor international flags are finished with a canvas header and brass grommets and are offered in four sizes: 2ft. x 3ft., 3ft. x 5ft., 4ft. x 6ft., and 5ft. x 8ft., to fit any sized flagpole. Typically, outdoor flags are flown outside of government organizations, businesses, and institutions on in-ground and wall-mount flagpoles, however, some people also buy these flags to display their international pride at home. If you are looking for a wall-mount Bosnia-Herzegovina flag set to display outside of your home, our Build Your Own Outdoor International Flag Set program will allow you to choose between premium quality 6ft. poles and brackets to display the Bosnia-Herzegovina Flag on your front porch. Outdoor flags can also be displayed indoors on interior walls of your home with screws anchored in the wall to attach to the grommets.

In addition to the flags we offer for purchase, we maintain an archive of historical information about the Bosnia-Herzegovina flag, demographic data about Bosnia-Herzegovina, and free high resolution images of the Bosnia-Herzegovina flag for use in projects and on websites.

Regardless of your application, we are looking forward to working with you to provide the required flags, flagpoles, and hardware for your application. If you need assistance, please reach out to us by phone, email, or chat, and we will be happy to help.



History of the Bosnia-Herzegovina flag

The Bosnia-Herzegovina flag has a blue background with seven stars crossing the flag both diagonally and vertically. Five of the stars have 5 points and the other two stars (top and bottom one) are half-stars. To the right of the stars is a yellow, isosceles triangle that stretches from the top of the flag to the bottom.

The three colors used on the flag, represent peace, generosity, justice and trust. The three points of the triangle symbolize the groups of people that make up the nation, who are, Bosniacs, Croats and Serbs. The white stars stand for Europe and the half star is used at the top and bottom to depict the stars as infinite.

Bosnia and Herzegovina is a country in South-Eastern Europe which shares a border with Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro and the Adriatic Sea. It is a country that has a long history of war and struggle for independence. Bosnia and Herzegovina, used to be part of the Roman Empire and when that collapsed it became the Kingdom of Bosnia. However, in 1463, Bosnia and Herzegovina was taken over and ruled by the Ottoman Turks until the late 1800s when it became part of Austria-Hungary. Shortly after, following World War I, it became a part of Yugoslavia after World War II when Yugoslavia became a communist country.

Following the collapse of communism in 1991, the Bosniaks and Croats were seeking independence from Yugoslavia, which led to a war from 1991-1995. The bloody war killed over 250,000 people and 2,000,000 people lost their homes and possessions as a result.

On April 5th, 1992, Bosnia and Herzegovina gained independence but the Bosnia-Herzegovina flag that is in use today was not adopted until February 4th, 1998. Between 1992-1998, a different flag was used which was the coat of arms used by the Kings of Bosnia during the Kotromanic Dynasty. It was blue with a white diagonal line in the middle and on each side were 3 gold "fleur de lys" (a lily which was used as a religious, dynastic or political emblem). However, in 1998, it was thought that the six fleur de lys on the flag only represented the Bosniaks and a new flag was created to represent the 3 groups that make up the nation.

Bosnia and Herzegovina is also referred to as the "Heart Shaped Land," due to the shape of the country slightly resembling a heart. The largest city in Bosnia and Herzegovina is Sarajevo, which is also the capital city. It has been recognized as one of the top ten cities to visit and Bosnia and Herzegovina now has the 3rd highest tourism growth rate in the world. It is still known to be a very poor and poverty-stricken country, however tourism is helping to boost their economy.

Geographic Coordinates
44 00 N, 18 00 E
Area
51,197 sq km
Population
4,621,598
Life Expectancy
78.66 years
Government Type
Emerging federal democratic republic
Capital
Sarajevo
GDP
$29.07 billion (2009 est.)
Unemployment
40% (2009 est.)
Currency
Bosnia and Herzegovina convertible mark (BAM)
Calling Code
+387
Internet TLD
.ba

Download Bosnia-Herzegovina Flag Images

We offer free images of the Bosnia-Herzegovina Flag in four sizes (small, medium, large, and high resolution). These images are distributed royalty free for both personal and educational use and are ideal for use in projects and on websites. If you choose to use one of our images, attribution is appreciated, but not required.

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