Serbia Overview

Country Profile

Serbia is located in north-central Balkans, full name of the Republic of Serbia. An area of 88,300 square kilometers. Population of 9.9 million, mainly to the Serbs and ethnic Albanians. Residents are Orthodox. The official language is Serbian. Currency dinar. Belgrade, the capital.

Serbia National Flag

From the top down, the flag has three blue, white and red rectangles. Blue, white and red are the favorite colors of the Slavs.

Serbia Country Flag

History Summary

Serbia was formed in the ninth century from Dukeliya and other countries. After 15 centuries, the Turkish conquered Serbia. In 1878, Berlin recognized the independence of Serbia and Montenegro. In 1882 and 1910, Serbia and Montenegro became kingdoms. In 1941, during World War II, Germany invaded and occupied the Kingdom of Yugoslavia. In 1945, the Federal People’s Republic of Yugoslavia was proclaimed ( in 1963 this was renamed the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia). On April 27, 1992, the Yugoslav parliament passed a new constitution, announcing that the Republic of Serbia and Montenegro was jointly established as a Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. In 2001, the country became known as Serbia and Montenegro. On June 5, 2006, the Republic of Montenegro declared its independence.

Economy and Culture Overview

The Serbian economy has suffered due to war and the resulting sanctions. In recent years, with improvements in the external environment and various economic reforms, the Serbian economy has restored growth.

Serbia Map

Serbia Map

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