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Facts about Serbia



SERBIA - THREE TIMES LOVE

The first love of the people of Serbia is nature, the second is cultural heritage, and the third is the local customs and the generous hospitality of the Serbian people.





Official name:

The Republic of Serbia is contains two autonomous provinces, AP Vojvodina nad AP Kosovo and Metohija, and it is divided in 29 districts and the City of Belgrade. Seven districts are in Vojvodina, 17 are in Central Serbia and 5 are in Kosovo and Metohia.

Area:

88,361 sq. km

Position:

Serbia is located in the central part of the Balkan Peninsula, in the south-eastern part of Europe.

Climate:

Temperate continental climate, with a gradual transition between the four seasons of the year (worm summers, with temperature up to 30?C and snowy winters, with temperature from - 5?C to 10?C).

Population:

Approximately 10 million. The majority of the population of Serbia are Serbs (66%), but another 37 nationalities also live on its territory (Albanians 17%, Hungarians 3,5%, followed by Romanians, Croats, Bulgarians and others). All citizens have equal rights and responsibilities and enjoy full national equality.

Capital:

Belgrade, with a population of 1,6 millions, is the administrative, economic and cultural heart of Serbia.

Language:

The official language is Serbian and official alphabet is Cyrillic as well as Latin. In the areas inhabited by national minorities, the languages and alphabets of the minorities are in official use, as provided by law.

Religion:

The main religion in Serbia is Christian Orthodox. There are also other religious communities in Serbia: Islamic, Roman Catholic, Protestant, Jewish and other.

Time:

GMT + 1

Currency:

The monetary unit is the Dinar (CSD) - 1 Dinar = 100 Para. The current exchange value of 1 EURO is approximately 80 Dinar.
Coins: 50 Para, 1, 2, 5, 10 and 20 Dinar
Banknotes: 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 1000 and 5000 Dinar
Credit cards:
International credit cards Visa, Master Card, Diners are accepted in the most shops, airline companies, hotels and restaurants.

Banks & Post offices:

On week days they are opened from 08.00 a.m. to 07.00 p.m. On Saturdays they are opened from 08.00 a.m. to - 03.00 p.m. In Belgrade and other big cities in Serbia, some banks and post offices are opened even on Sundays.

Shops:

Alimentary shops are opened daily from 06.00 a.m. to 09.00 p.m. including Saturdays, while on Sundays they are opened from 08.00 a.m. to 03.00 p.m. Everywhere, there are stores open 24 hours a day.

Power supply:

220 V, 50 Hz

Area codes:

Code for Serbia and Montenegro is +381, for Belgrade (0)11, for Novi Sad (0)21, for Ni? (0)18 etc.
For the international calls from Serbia and Montenegro dial 99 + code of the desired country + code for the city.

Important phone numbers:

Police: 92
Fire service: 93
Medical emergency: 94


Now, I shell try to shortly explain you what you have to SEE, VISIT, EAT, DRINK and where to SLEEP in each municipality of Serbia. Also, you will find links to my pages of those municipalities and their official web presentations.
Enjoy your trip through beautiful country.

DISTRICTS


1. North Backa District
(SUBOTICA, Backa Topola and Mali Idjos)

2. West Backa District
(SOMBOR, Apatin, Kula and Odzaci)

3. South Backa District
(NOVI SAD, Bac, Backa Palanka, Backi Petrovac, Becej, Beocin, Srbobran, Sremski Karlovci, Temerin, Titel, Vrbas and Zabalj)

4. North Banat District
(KIKINDA, Ada, Coka, Kanjiza, Novi Knezevac and Senta)

5. Central Banat District
(ZRENJANIN, Nova Crnja, Novi Becej, Secanj and Zitiste)

6. South Banat District
(PANCEVO, Alibunar, Bela Crkva, Kovacica, Kovin, Opovo, Plandiste and Vrsac)

7. Srem District
(SREMSKA MITROVICA, Indjija, Irig, Pecinci, Ruma, Sid and Stara Pazova)

8. Macva District
(SABAC, Bogatic, Koceljeva, Krupanj, Loznica, Ljubovija, Mali Zvornik and Vladimirci)

9. Kolubara District
(VALJEVO, Lajkovac, Ljig, Mionica, Osecina and Ub.

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  • BruceDunning's Profile Photo
    Mar 7, 2010 at 2:17 PM

    You are correct that the people and the culture make up the backbone of a country. This area has had such history and still prevails as a unique area with a mix of cultures. You did a great job of discussing the sites. Thank you for the tour.

  • vojvotkinja's Profile Photo
    Feb 9, 2009 at 6:48 AM

    Hvala ti puno PUNO za super strane, "tips", itd. Dolazim u Srbiju krajem maja i citam tvoje strane svakog dana! Pozdrav iz Kanade.

  • easterntrekker's Profile Photo
    Apr 27, 2008 at 5:46 PM

    Thanks for sharing . We will be in Belgrade in June and are looking forward to it.

  • hunterV's Profile Photo
    Jan 26, 2008 at 1:27 PM

    Hi, Alek, my Orthodox bro! Your pages are very informative, great pictures, updates and stories! Thanks!

  • icunme's Profile Photo
    Jan 20, 2008 at 6:48 AM

    Just found your pages and sending to friends also.

  • Jul 23, 2007 at 6:55 PM

    We love you too, brother! Regards from Greece

  • RABI2005's Profile Photo
    Oct 6, 2006 at 10:14 AM

    nice informations pages for a nice country

  • miman's Profile Photo
    Aug 8, 2006 at 1:44 PM

    Sve pohvale

  • spanishguy's Profile Photo
    Jan 16, 2006 at 1:14 PM

    I more excellent page Alek. Thank you for spend so much time building this informative pages for us.

  • May 3, 2005 at 3:42 PM

    Very informative. Waiting for Nis.

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