It is surrounded by the Olympic mountains Bjelašnica, Igman, Jahorina and Trebević.
According to the latest census from 2013, there are about 438,000 inhabitants in Sarajevo (290,000 registered in four city municipalities).
Most of the tourist attractions are located in the city center where you can visit Baščaršija, City Hall, numerous religious buildings, both Islamic and Catholic and Orthodox. Sarajevo is often said to be a "European Jerusalem", because it intertwines numbers of culture and religion, which do not differ from each other, but on the contrary form a harmonious whole.
Sarajevo is a city with a rich history and some of the most significant events that changed world history took place in the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Also, the city center is rich in numerous museums, historical and cultural monuments.
As for football, it is known that the city is divided into blue and burgundy, the fans of FK "Željezničar" and FK "Sarajevo".
Numerous football magazines ranked the Sarajevo derby among the greatest in the world.
Clubs from Sarajevo have won the SFRY champion titles three times - Sarajevo did so on two occasions in 1966/67 and 1984/85, while Zeljeznicar was the champion in the 1971/1972 season.
Since the independence of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo and Željezničar have won a total of 11 championship titles and 13 cup competitions.
The greatest success at the European competitions was achieved by Željezničar, which reached the semifinals of the UEFA Cup in the 1984/85 season, where it was eliminated by Videoton, when it was waiting for Real Madrid in the final. The "Grbavica" Stadium, where FC "Željezničar" plays, will host the matches of the European Championship.