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Serbia is a country on southeast Europe's Balkan peninsula with northern plateaus and mountains with ski resorts to the south. Capital city Belgrade is home to Communist-era architecture and Kalemegdan Park, site of Belgrade Fortress, held successively by the Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman empires. Stari Grad, the old city, is home to 19th-century mansions, plus opera and ballet at Narodno Pozorište (national theater).

Languages: Serbian

 

Ethnic Groups: Serb 82.9%, Hungarian 3.9%, Romany (Gypsy) 1.4%, Yugoslavs 1.1%, Bosniaks 1.8%, Montenegrin 0.9%, other 8%

 

Belief Systems: Christianity

 

Demographics:

 

Population: 7.16 million people (World Rank: 102nd) (2013 estimate)
Population Density: 239 people/mi^2 (People per Square Mile) (World Rank: 117th) (2013 estimate)
Population Growth: -0.487 %/yr (World Rank: 233rd) (2013 estimate)
Life Expectancy: 74.1 years (World Rank: 113th) (2013 estimate)
Median Age: 37.8 years (World Rank: 40th) (2010 estimate)

Sites for More Information:

Map of Serbia and Montenegro
Geology.com

World Factbook

Serbia - General Information
Columbia Encyclopedia Entry for Serbia
Quick Citation

Embassy of Serbia and Montenegro
in Washington D.C.

Travel Info for Serbia
from travelnotes.org


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