Serbia BASIC INFOMATION
|LOCAL TIME||YOUR TIME|
|LOCAL TIME ZONE||TIMEZONE DIFFERENCE|
|UTC/GMT +1 HOURS|
|latitude / longitude|
|44°12'24"N / 20°54'39"E|
|RS / SRB|
|Serbian (official) 88.1%|
undeclared or unknown 1.8%
TYPE C EUROPEAN 2-PIN|
TYPE F SCHUKO PLUG
|Serbia banks list|
Serbia is located in the landlocked country of the Balkan Peninsula, with the Danube Plain in the north, the Danube traversing east and west, and many mountains and hills in the south. The highest point in Serbia is Mount Daravica on the border of Albania and Kosovo, with an altitude of 2,656 meters. It connects with Romania in the northeast, Bulgaria in the east, Macedonia in the southeast, Albania in the south, Montenegro in the southwest, Bosnia and Herzegovina in the west, and Croatia in the northwest. The territory covers an area of 88,300 square kilometers. |
Serbia, the full name of the Republic of Serbia, is located in the north-central Balkan Peninsula, with Romania in the northeast, Bulgaria in the east, Macedonia in the southeast, Albania in the south, Montenegro in the southwest, Bosnia and Herzegovina in the west, and Croatia in the northwest. The territory covers an area of 88,300 square kilometers.
In the 6th to 7th centuries AD, some Slavs crossed the Carpathians and migrated to the Balkans. Since the 9th century, Serbia and other countries began to form. After World War I, Serbia joined the Kingdom of Yugoslavia. After World War II, Serbia became one of the six republics of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. In 1991, Yuannan began to disintegrate. In 1992, Serbia and Montenegro formed the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. On February 4, 2003, the Yugoslav Federation changed its name to Serbia and Montenegro ("Serbia and Montenegro"). On June 3, 2006, the Republic of Montenegro declared its independence. On June 5, the Republic of Serbia announced its succession to Serbia and Montenegro as the subject of international law.
Population: 9.9 million (2006). The official language is Serbian. The main religion is the Orthodox Church.
Due to the war and sanctions, the Serbian economy has been in a long-term sluggishness. In recent years, with the improvement of the external environment and the advancement of various economic reforms, the Serbian economy has experienced restorative growth. The gross domestic product (GDP) of the Republic of Serbia in 2005 was 24.5 billion U.S. dollars, a year-on-year increase of approximately 6.5%. , US$3273 per capita.
Belgrade: Belgrade is the capital of the Republic of Serbia. It is located at the core of the Balkan Peninsula. It is located at the confluence of the Danube and Sava rivers, and is connected to the middle Danube plain in the north, Vojvo The Dinar Plain, the Sumadia hills extending to the south of the Laoshan Mountains, is the main water and land transportation of the Danube and the Balkans. It is an important contact point between Europe and the Near East. It has very important strategic significance and is called the key of the Balkans. .
The beautiful Sava River passes through the city and divides Belgrade into two. One side is the quaint old city, and the other is the new city in a cluster of modern buildings. The terrain is high in the south and low in the north. It is a temperate continental climate. The lowest temperature in winter can reach -25℃, the highest temperature in summer is 40℃, the annual precipitation is 688 mm and the inter-annual variation is large. It covers an area of 200 square kilometers. With a population of 1.55 million, most of the residents are Serbians, with the rest being Croats and Montenegrin.
Belgrade is an ancient city with a history of more than 2,000 years. In the 4th century BC, the Celts first established towns here. In the 1st century BC, the Romans occupied the city. From the 4th to the 5th century AD, the city was destroyed by the invading Huns. In the 8th century, the Yugoslavs began to rebuild. The city was originally called "Shinji Dunum". In the 9th century, it was renamed "Belgrade", which means "White City". Belgrade’s position is very important. It has always been a battleground for military strategists. In history, it has suffered hundreds of years of foreign slavery and suffered 40 serious damages. It has become a contender for Byzantium, Bulgaria, Hungary, Turkey and other countries. . It became the capital of Serbia in 1867. It became the capital of Yugoslavia in 1921. It was almost razed to the ground in World War II and rebuilt after the war. In February 2003, it became the capital of Serbia and Montenegro.
As for the origin of the name "Belgrade", there is a local legend: a long time ago, a group of businessmen and tourists took a boat trip and came to the place where the Sava and Danube rivers converge. A large area suddenly appeared in front of them. White houses, so everyone shouted: "Belgrade!" "Belgrade!" "Bell" means "white", "Glade" means "castle", "Belgrade" means "white castle" or "The White City".
Belgrade is an important industrial center in the country, and machinery, chemicals, textiles, leather, food, printing, and wood processing occupy a prominent position in the country. This is the main hub of land and water transportation in the country, and it also occupies an important position in the international transportation of Southeast Europe. Railway lines lead to all parts of the country, and its passenger and freight volume ranks first in the country. There are 4 electrified railways to Ljubljana, Rijeka, Bar and Smederevo. There are 2 highways, one connects Greece to the southeast and one connects Italy and Austria to the west. There is an international airport in the west of the city.