SERBIA
Updated 11 November 2012
Republic of Serbia is located in the southeast of the European Continent, with a population of 7,276,604, making it the
9
8th largest national population. Its capital and largest city is Belgrade with a total population of 1,154,589. The
country encompasses 88,361 square kilometers making it the 113th  largest country in total area. It shares boundaries
with Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Macedonia, K
osovo, Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia.

President Tomislav N
ikolic  is recognized as the Chief of State and achieve that status through direct vote and holds
that position for five years. Prime Minister Ivica D
acic is recognized as the Head of Government and achieves that
status through appointment by the National Assembly and holds that position for five years. Its form of government is
a Republic and they celebrate the creation of their constitution on 28th of September 1990.

The languages commonly or officially spoken are Serbian, Romanian, Hungarian, Slovak, Ukrainian and Croatian. It
counts among its major religions Serbian Orthodox, Muslim, Roman Catholic and Protestant. As sources of mass
communication it has 153 Radio stations but no Television stations whatsoever.

Major geographical features are Midzor, its highest point at 2,
169 meters. It’s lowest point is the confluence of the
Timok and Danube Rivers at the tri-border of Romania, Bulgaria and Serbia
. Its principal waterways are the Danube
and Sava Rivers, which measure 587 kilometers.

Major industries providing for the bulk of their Gross Domestic Product (GDP) are sugar, agricultural machinery,
electrical and communication equipment, paper and pulp, lead and transportation equipment. Its official currency is
Yugoslav Dinar.

Here’s something you may not know about Serbia. On the night of the 11th of July in 1903 Narodna Obdrana and his
followers chopped King Alexander the 1st and Queen Drago to pieces and threw the remains from the Palace balcony.
The body parts remained there throughout the next morning.
Belgrade River
Midzor- Serbia's
highest point on the
border with B
ulgaria
Belgrade- Serbia's
capital and largest city
Drina River- along
Serbia's border with
Bosnia-Herzegovina
Morava River
Novi Pazar, the closest
Serbian city to Kosovo
and Montenegro
Presevo- Serbia's
southernmost point on
Montenegro's border
Serbians folk dancing
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Confluence of the
Timok and Danube
Rivers on the
Romania, Hungary and
Serbia tri-border
-
Serbia's lowest
point
Sunset over the Sava
River
Danube River- Serbia's
principle waterway
Zrenjanin on the Tisza
River
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Bac- on Serbia's
border with Croatia
River Tresnijca at
Ljubovija on Serbia's
border with Bosnia and
Herzegovina
Tri-border of Serbia,
Hungary and Croatia-
Serbia's westernmost
point
Subotica- Serbia's
northernment point on
the border with Hungary
Pirot on the Bulgarian
border- Serbia's
easternmost point
Djerdap River at
Kladova on Serbia's
border with Romania
Traditional Serbian
urban dress
Karadordeva Snicla- a
Serbian dish of rolled
steak and cream
sauce filling
Adult Prevalence Rate:

People Living with HIV/AIDS:

HIV/AIDS Deaths:
0.1% (2009 est.)

6,400

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