Official English Name: Republic of Serbia
Official Local Name(s): Република Србија
Common English Name: Serbia
Capital: Belgrade

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Official Language(s)

Serbian
Secondary Languages: Hungarian, Bosnian, Romany

Resources

Oil, Gas, Coal, Iron ore, Copper, Zinc, Antimony

Neighbors

Bosnia and Herzegovina (West), Bulgaria (East), Croatia (West), Hungary (North), Kosovo (South), North Macedonia (South), Montenegro (West), Romania (Northeast)

Ethnic groups

Serb (83.3%), Hungarian (3.5%), Romany (2.1%), Bosniak (2%)

People

Est. Population:

7,143,921

Demonym:

Serb

Largest City:

Belgrade (1,166,763)

Other Cities:

Novi Sad (250,439)
Niš (183,164)
Kragujevac (150,835)

Geography

Region:

Southeastern Europe

Bodies of Water:

None (Landlocked)

Total Area:

77,474 km2 (100% land, 0% water)

Total Land:

2,026 km

Total Coastline:

0 km (Landlocked)

Climate

Continental climate in the north
Mediterranean in the south

Terrain:

Fertile plains in the north
Limestone ranges and basins in the east
Mountains in the southeast

Highest Point

Midzor (2,169 m)

Lowest Point

Danube and Timok Rivers (35 m)

Natural Disasters

Earthquakes

Government

Type:

Republic

Heads of State:

President Aleksandar Vučić

Head of Government:

Prime Minister Ana Brnabić

Admin. Divisions

122 Municipalities

Independence:

5 June 2006 (from Serbia and Montenegro)

Nat'l Symbol:

Double-headed eagle

Nat'l Anthem:

Bože pravde

Economy

GDP Per Capita

$13,700 (USD)

Currency

РСД (Serbian Dinar)

Exchange Rate

$1 (USD) = РСД (Serbian Dinar)0

Communication

Internet Code

.rs

Telephone Code

+381

Episodes Mentioned In

Episode 30 - Serbia
Posted on Friday December 23, 2016

Cultural Notes

Black humor is the most common type of humor in Serbia.

Sources

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ri.html (Majority of information)
http://pod2.stat.gov.rs/ObjavljenePublikacije/Popis2011/Knjiga20.pdf (City population data)
Wolfram|Alpha (Currency exchange data)
Information accurate to best of ability as of 29 November 2016