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Atlas Bosnia & Herzegovina

K.A Former Pupils Worldwide
If you are a former pupil of Kilmarnock Academy
and you currently live or work in this country (or have lived in it for a period of time), then e-mail us at kaworldwide@kilmarnockacademy.co.uk with your details. The essential details are: your name; the years you attended Kilmarnock Academy; where in the country you live or work (if you no longer live or work in this country, please state the years you were in residence there).

If you want to - and it does make things a lot more interesting - you can also provide us with a brief account of a favourite place or fond memory or favourite anecdote or local customs or local cuisine (or anything else about this country that you'd like to share with us). You can, if you wish, also include one or two photographs of places you lived in or visited during your stay in this country.


K.A. International - Worldwide Learning Network
If you know of a school in this country (possibly one that your own children have attended) that would be interested in developing links and engaging in joint projects with pupils at K.A., then please e-mail kaworldwide@kilmarnockacademy.co.uk with contact details. You can get more information on this initiative by clicking here.

N. McIlvanney 2005

K.A Former Pupils in Bosnia & Herzegovina

Name                                                   Years attended K.A.                                   Area, City or Town of Residence



K.A. Pupils' Postcards
If you are a pupil or former pupil of Kilmarnock Academy
and you have visited this country, then e-mail us at postcard@kilmarnockacademy.co.uk with your details. The essential details are: your name; the years you attended Kilmarnock Academy; where in the country you visited.

If you want to - and it does make this page a lot more worthwhile - you can also provide us with a brief account of a favourite place or fond memory or unusual experience or local customs or local cuisine or first impressions or lasting impressions. (You can, if you wish, also include one or two photographs of a place you visited in this country).


N. McIlvanney 2005

K.A Pupils' Postcards from Bosnia & Herzegovina

Name                                                   Years attended K.A.                                    Area, City or Town Visited


Country (long form)

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Capital
Sarajevo
Total Area
19,741.02 sq mi
51,129.00 sq km
Population
3,835,777 note: all data dealing with population are subject to considerable error because of the dislocations caused by military action and ethnic cleansing (July 2000 est.)
Estimated Population in 2050
3,896,902
Languages
Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian
Literacy
N/A% total, N/A% male, N/A% female
Religions
Muslim 40%, Orthodox 31%, Roman Catholic 15%, Protestant 4%, other 10%
Life Expectancy
68.78 male, 74.38 female (2000 est.)
Government Type
emerging democracy
Currency
1 convertible marka (KM) = 100 convertible pfenniga
GDP (per capita)
$1,770 (1999 est.)
Labor Force (by occupation)
agriculture N/A%, industry N/A%, services N/A%
Industry
steel, coal, iron ore, lead, zinc, manganese, bauxite, vehicle assembly, textiles, tobacco products, wooden furniture, tank and aircraft assembly, domestic appliances, oil refining (much of capacity damaged or shut down) (1995)
Agriculture
wheat, corn, fruits, vegetables; livestock
Arable Land
14%
Exports
N/A
Imports
N/A
Natural Resources
coal, iron, bauxite, manganese, forests, copper, chromium, lead, zinc, hydropower
Current Environmental Issues
air pollution from metallurgical plants; sites for disposing of urban waste are limited; widespread casualties, water shortages, and destruction of infrastructure because of the 1992-95 civil strife
Telephones (main lines in use)
238,000 (1995)
Telephones (mobile cellular)
4,000 (1999)
Internet Service Providers (ISPs)
2 (1999)