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Serbia is also known as the Republic of Serbia is a landlocked country located at the crossroads of Central- and Southeastern Europe; shelter the southern lowlands of the Carpathian basin and the central part of the Balkans. Serbia's capital city is Belgrade; it is the most populace in Southeastern Europe. Serbs formed a medieval kingdom that enlarged into a Serbian Empire, which reached its peak in the 14th century. Serbian lands were conquered and occupied by the Ottomans, at times interrupted by the Habsburgs in the 16th century. In the early 1800s, the Serbian revolution established the country as the region's first constitutional kingdom, which subsequently expanded its territory and originate the destruction of feudalism and work in Southeastern Europe. In 1918 the former Habsburg crown land of Vojvodina joined Serbia. Serbia is a member of the United Nations, Council of Europe, BSEC, and will operate over the CEFTA in 2010. Serbia is classified as an originated and developing economy by the International Monetary Fund and an upper-middle income economy by the World Bank. Serbia is one of few free Balkan states. It is also an EU membership applicant and a neutral country.

Serbia Recreation, Culture and Attractions

Adwa Ciganlija is a river island that has artificially been turned into a peninsula, and it is located in the Sava River's course through central Belgrade, the capital of Serbia. The name it refers to the adjacent artificial Sava Lake and its beach. Bella Sterna is an urban neighborhood of Belgrade, the capital of Serbia. It is located in Belgrade's municipality of Palilula. The name, belay sterna, is expressive, white rock in Serbian. Lido is a non-residential urban neighborhood of Belgrade, the capital of Serbia. Lido is located on the northern tip of the Great War Island, on the Danube. It is a small, pointed sandy beach without permanent citizen, which covers just small fragment of the island, as the entire Great War Island is covered by the law and urbanization is not allowed. Strand is a popular beach on the Danube River in Novi Sad, Serbia. It is located near the Freedom Bridge, in the city quarter known as Lyman. It is derived from the German word Strand, meaning simply beach. Küstendorf Film Festival is an annual event held during early January in the town of Drvengrad in the Mora Gora region of Serbia. Palic Film Festival is the European film festivals that are placed in the town of Palic. The Fierza Reservoir is a reservoir in Albania and Kosovo. The Drin River is the parts of the White Drin and Black Drin and it also runs through the reservoir. Gazivoda Lake is an artificial lake on the border of Kosovo and Serbia and it is the largest lake in Kosovo. Robovac Lake is a very small lake in Kosovo. It is completely surrounded by the mountains of Goljak. It is being about the same size as an average mountain lake. It had been divided among: the Eastern and Western halves of the Roman Empire; between Kingdom of Hungary, Bulgarian Empire, Frankish Kingdom and Byzantium; and between the Ottoman Empire and the Austrian Empire and Austria-Hungary, as well as Venice in the south. Serbia has a well-established theatrical tradition with many theaters. It was established in 1861 with its building dating from 1868. Serbian house are built in the style of Byzantine architecture, similar to the architecture of Russian churches. It revolves mostly around team sports: football, basketball, water polo, volleyball, handball, and, more recently, tennis. The two main football clubs in Serbia are Red Star Belgrade and FK Partisan. It is one of the traditional powerhouses of world basketball, winning various FIBA World Championships, multiple Euro baskets and Olympic medals. It is a number of notable players who have challenge for the top football clubs of Europe, and Cravens Aveda Beograd is one of the sport's legendary teams. The Serb culture starts with the South Slavic peoples that lived in the Balkans. It has been influenced by the Pale-Balkan peoples. The Byzantine Empire had a great influence on the culture; Serbs were initially governing the Byzantine frontiers in the name of the monarch and were later through their sworn alliance given independence and admitted by Byzantine Greek house, adopting the Cyrillic alphabet based on Greek.

Serbia Country Demographics

Serbia Total Population - 7,498,001
Serbia Serbs Population - 6,212,838
Serbia Montenegrins Population- 69,049
Serbia Yugoslavs Population - 80,721
Serbia Albanians Population- 61,647
Serbia Bosniaks Population- 136,087
Serbia Bulgarians Population- 20,497
Serbia Bunjevci Population- 20,012
Serbia Gorani Population- 4,581
Serbia Croats Population- 70,602
Serbia Macedonians Population- 25,847
Serbia Muslims Population- 19,503
Serbia Roma and Sinti Population- 108,193
Serbia Vlachos of Serbia Population- 40,054
Serbia Romanians of Serbia Population- 34,576
Serbia Germans Population- 3,901
Serbia Ruthenes Population- 15,905
Serbia Russians Population- 2,588
Serbia Slovaks Population- 59,021
Serbia Slovenes Population- 5,104
Serbia Czechs Population- 2,211
Serbia Ukrainians Population- 5,354
Serbia Hungarians Population- 293,299
Serbia Others (i.e. Armenians, Serbian Jews, Greeks, Turks and Egyptians) - 11,711
Serbia Unspecified Population- 107,732
Serbia Unknown Population- 75,483

Serbia School Information

Education in Serbia is organized by the Ministry of Education. Serbia education system starts in either pre-schools or elementary schools. Children register in elementary schools at the age of 6 or 7 and lasts at the age of 8. The Elementary school is divided into 2 stages. Those stages are: Lower Grades and Higher Grades. From today, it is compulsory to learn English language from the 1st grade. In that class children generally learn songs and some basic words. Children start at the age of 6 or 7 and end the elementary education at the age of 10 or 11. After compulsory education students have the opportunity to either attend a high school for another four years, specialist school, for 2 to 4 years, or to enroll in vocational training, for 2 to 3 years. Secondary education in American high schools is divided into 4 types and it is depending on their choice. Tertiary level institutions in Serbia, students based on their grades in high school and entrance exams results: Higher schools, lasts two years, corresponding to American colleges and at faculties of various Universities and art academies last between 4 and 6 years and award diplomas. Primary and secondary education survived the same. Universities offer bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees. The previous Diploma has been established with integrated Bachelor's and Master's Degree, and Magister with the first two years of doctoral studies. Magister is an academic degree used in various systems of higher education. Postgraduate education involves learning and studying for degrees or other qualifications for which a first or Bachelor's degree generally is required, and is considered to be part of tertiary or higher education. This level is usually referred to as graduate school in North America. The structure of postgraduate education varies in different countries, and also in different institutions within countries. There are two types of qualifications studied at the postgraduate level: academic and vocational degrees. It is sometimes placed in a further hierarchy, starting with degrees such as the Master of Arts and Master of Science, then Master of Philosophy, and finally Master of Letters. Most universities award distinction degrees, usually at the postgraduate level. Postgraduate education can involve studying for qualifications such as postgraduate certificates and postgraduate diplomas are normally held to be lower than degrees.

Serbia Country Symbols

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Serbia state Bird
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Serbia state Animal
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Serbia state Tree
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Picea omorika
Serbia state Anthem
Serbia state Anthem
'Boze pravde'('God of Justice')
Serbia state Fruit
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Serbia Country History

The Vienna and Stereo cultures were early Neolithic civilizations in Serbia between the 7th and the 3rd millennium BC. It shows a long history of culture in Serbia, such as the Lipinski Ver. In the 1st century BC, the Pale-Balkan peoples, such as the Thracians, Dacia's, and Illyrians were endemic inhabitants of Serbia prior to the Roman invasion. Greeks elaborated into the south of modern Serbia in the 4th century B.C., the northernmost point of the empire of Alexander the Great being the town of Kale-Crevice. In the 3rd century BC, The Celtic tribe of Scordisci settled and built many preparations such as the Kalemegdan fortress, and founded many modern cities in Serbia, such as Singidunum, the city that evolved into Belgrade, the capital of Serbia. Emperor Heraclius granted the Serbs a permanent government in the Slavonia's of Western Balkans upon completing this task. It is heavily dependent on the Byzantine Empire as its vassal; Raska gained independence by the exclusion of the Byzantine troops and it is the major defeat of the Bulgarian army around 850 AD during the rule of Vlastimir of Serbia, the founder of the first Serbian dynasty, the House of Vlastimirovic. The Christianization of the Serbs was completed in between 867-869, when Byzantine Emperor Basil I sent priests after Knew Mortimer had recognized Byzantine suzerainty. The First dynasty was died out in 960 A.D; the wars of succession for the Serb royalty led to Serbian incorporation into the Byzantine Empire in 971. The Houses of Mrnjavcevic, Lazarevic and Brankovic ruled the Serbian lands in the 15th and 16th centuries. After the loss of independence to the Kingdom of Hungary and the Ottoman Empire, Serbia regained supremacy under Emperor Jovan Nenad in the 16th century. In the 17th-18th centuries, Vojvodina experience a century long Ottoman occupation before being transfer to the Habsburg Empire under the Treaty of Markowitz. The liberation war was followed by a period of formalization, intervention and finally, the Constitutionalization, effectively ending the process in 1835. Interior minister Ilija Garasanin published The Draft, which became the standpoint of Serbian foreign policy from the mid-19th century onwards. In 1912 and 1913, Balkan Wars refers to the two wars that took place in South-eastern Europe. The First Balkan attacked and divided Ottoman boundary in the Balkans, in a seven-month operation resulting in the Treaty of London. On 28 June 1914 the eliminate of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria at Sarajevo in Bosnia-Herzegovina by Gavril Princip, is a Yugoslav nationalist member of Young Bosnia, and an Austrian citizen, led to Austria-Hungary declaring war on Kingdom of Serbia. On 24 November 1918, Syrmia region was the first former Habsburg lands to declare union with the Kingdom of Serbia. On 1 December 1918, the State of Slovenes, Croats and Serbs and the Kingdom of Serbia joined the unitary Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes, later renamed the Kingdom of Yugoslavia, under the reign of King Peter I. the National Assembly of Serbia declared the "Republic of Serbia" to be the legal successor to the "State Union of Serbia and Montenegro On 5 June 2006. Serbia officially applied for the EU membership on 22 December 2009. The Serbia government has the goal of membership to the EU in 2014 per the Papandreou plan - Agenda 2014.

Serbia Country Tourist Information

Serbia extension of across two geographic and cultural regions of Europe: Central Europe, and Southeastern Europe. This boundary splits Serbia, in a ratio of 1:3 alongside the Danube and Sava rivers. The navigable rivers are the Danube, Sava and Tisa. The varieties of cultural and historical monuments are curative spas, hunting grounds and fishing areas. It gave on the basis for Serbia's tourism. The international roads and railway lines link Western/Central Europe with Greece, Turkey, the Near East, Asia and Africa. The main air transport routes between West and East and North and South cross this country, too. Serbia's mountains are its wealth and its beauty. The most important characteristics of its mountains are the vast areas under coniferous and deciduous forests, pastures and meadows, a moderate altitude and very agreeable climate for summer and winter vacations, sports activities and recovery. The most important mountain tourist centre is Kopaonik and it covers an area of 2,017 m above sea level, a well known winter sport resort. Small game species such as hares, pheasant, rabbits, mink and others are abundant throughout Serbia and especially in Vojvodina. Serbia has many rest stations along its highways, with perfect and cheap food and drink. Fuel in Serbia is European standard and cheaper than in most European countries. A large number of well-appointed spas with a long tradition of use going as far as Roman times are an important feature of Serbia's tourism. A number of springs and the quality of the waters of spas are famous in Europe. The combination of natural factors and medical methods in Serbia's modern and specialized centers yields remarkable results in treatment and overhaul. The spas are situated at the foot of mountains surrounded by wooded hills, and have a mild climate. The Great War Island at the confluence of Sava stands out as an oasis of unchartered wildlife. These areas, along with nearby Small War Island, are protected by the city's government as a nature preserve.

Serbia Country Transportation

Serbia, the valley of Morava is described as "the crossroad between the East and the West", which is one of primary reasons for its destructive history. It is the easiest way of land travel from continental Europe to Greece and Asia Minor. Serbian Railways is the national, and the only, railway carrier of Serbia. The first horse-drawn railway was opened On August 20, 1854 in Lisava Oravica Bazijas line. In 1856, the first traffic with steam traction was opened. Serbian Railways as a company is drawn back to 1881 when King Milan I declared formation of the Serbian National Railways. In 1970, the first electrified line was opened between Belgrade and sid. It has many services covered from domestic and international routes to tourist rides. The heritage line sargan eight trains are used in previous century is designed for passengers to experience for tourism. It is one of the world's oldest airline carriers, Jat Airways, founded in 1927. their has 4 international airports in Serbia: Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport, Nix Constantine the Great Airport and Versace international airport as well as one in Kosovo, Pristine International Airport. there are around 2000 km of navigable rivers and canals, the largest of which are: the Danube, Sava, Tisa, joined by the Timis River and Begej, all of which connect Serbia with Northern and Western Europe through the Rhine Main Danube Canal and North Sea route, to Eastern Europe via the Tisa, Times, Beige and Danube Black Sea routes, and to Southern Europe via the Sava river. The two largest Serbian cities Belgrade and Novi Sad, as well as Smederevo are the major regional Danubian harbors. The Danube River is in central Europe to the black sea which flows through Serbia. Tisza River offers a connection with Eastern Europe while the Sava River connects her to western former Yugoslav republics near the Adriatic Sea.

Serbia Taxes

Serbia Country Corporate tax - 10%
Serbia Country Maximum Personal Income tax - 14%
Serbia Country VAT - 18% (8% basic necessities as bread, milk etc.)
Serbia Country US$/L - 1.40
Serbia Country US$/gal - 5.30
Serbia Country Local units - RSD 117.4/L (?1.14) (95 Octane), RSD 114/L (?1.10) ('Euro Diesel')
Serbia Country Property tax - 0.7%
Serbia Country Property transfer tax - 1.5%
Serbia Country Social security - 20.2%
Serbia Country The lower VAT rate - 8% (for basic food stuffs, daily newspapers, utilities, etc.)
Serbia Country PERSONAL INCOME TAX - 12%
Serbia Country Pension and disability insurance - 11%
Serbia Country Health insurance - 6.15%
Serbia Country Unemployment insurance - 0.75%

Serbia Universities

University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia - 89,827 students
University of Nis, Nis, Serbia - 27,000 students
University of Novi Sad, Novi Sad, Serbia - 43,259 students
University of Kragujevac, City of Kragujevac, Serbia - 14,000 students
University of Arts in Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia - 1800 and 240 graduate students
Megatrend University, Belgrade, Serbia - 26,000 students
Singidunum University, Belgrade, Serbia - 10.000 students

Serbia Religions

Serbia Christian - 83% - 91.6%
Serbia Muslim - 3.2% - 5%
Serbia Buddhist - 0.01%
Serbia Hindu - N/A
Serbia Others - 0.09%*
Serbia Non-religious - 5%
Serbia Notes - Jews >0.02%

Serbia Country Districts

City of Belgrade - 1,576,124 populations
Bor District - 146,551 populations
Branicevo District - 200,503 populations
Jablanica District - 240,923 populations
Kolubara District - 192,204 populations
Macva District - 329,625 populations
Moravica District - 224,772 populations
Nisava District - 381,757 populations
Pinza District - 227,690 populations
Pirot District - 105,654 populations
Podunavlje District - 210,290 populations
Pomoravlje District - 227,435 populations
Rasina District - 259,441 populations
Raska District - 291,230 populations
Sumadija District - 298,778 populations
Toplica District - 102,075 populations
Zajecar District - 137,561 populations
Zlatibor District - 313,396 populations
Central Banat District - 208,456 populations
North Backa District - 200,140 populations
North Banat District - 165,881 populations
South Backa District - 593,666 populations
South Banat District - 313,937 populations
Srem District - 335,901 populations
West Backa District - 214,011 populations
Kosovo District - 672,292 populations
Kosovo-Pomoravlje District - 217,726 populations
Kosovska Mestrovic District - 275,904 populations
Pec District - 414,187 populations
Prizren District - 376,085 populations

Serbia Country Government

The government quickly demonstrates a vote that ousted the old Milosevic-era constitution and it is created the new framework for the newly created nation by established a new Constitution of Serbia after the formation of a republic in 2006. The second term President Boris Tadic is the leader of the center-left Democratic Party. On 4 February 2008, the second round of the presidential election he won 50.5% majority in the second reelection. Parliamentary elections were held in May 2008. The integration For a European Serbia led by President Tadics' party claimed victory, and it was significantly short of an absolute majority. It is centered on the Socialist Party and parties of national minorities, those of Hungarians, Bosnians and Albanians; it is an agreement reached to make-up a new government, headed by Marko Cvetkovic. Present-day Serbian was divided on different issues, such as Serbia's role in the European Union and the scale of government intervention in the economy. Kosovo has been governed from 1999 by UNMIK, a UN mission. The Provisional Institutions of Self-Government has an assembly and a president, Fatmir Sejdiu. The assembly was declared independence from Serbia, the validity of this move is unclear and is currently being debated in the International Court of Law. The Foreign Minister, currently Vuk Jeremy, serves as a director responsible for the Serbian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The four goals for the minister in 2010 are to maintain Serbia's territorial integrity, aid the investment of Serbia to the European Union, develop good neighborly relations and aid economic diplomacy.

Serbia Country Parks

The Iron Gates is a canyon on the Danube River and it is the boundary between Serbia and Romania. it comprised a route of 134 km; in the narrow sense and it is enclosed the last barrier on this route, beyond the Romanian city of Or ova, that contains two hydroelectric dams, with two power stations, Iron Gate I Hydroelectric Power Station and Iron Gate II Hydroelectric Power Station. The canyon lies between Romania in the north and Serbia in the south. The river separates the southern Carpathian Mountains from the northwestern foothills of the Balkan Mountains. The canyon constitutes the Iron Gates natural park, whereas the Serbian part established the Ðerdap national park. Kopaonik is one of the larger mountain ranges of Serbia and it is located in the central part of Serbia. Its highest peak, Panic's Peak, is 2,017 m above sea level. Tara's national park was established in 1981 and it is enclosed in Tara and Zvijezda mountains, in a large bend of the Drina River. The park's management office is located in nearby Bajina Basta. The park consists of a group of mountain peaks with deep beautiful canyons between them. Fruska Gora is a mountain in the north of Syrian, Serbia, sometimes also called the Jewel of Serbia for its beautiful landscapes, nature and countryside. It is the smaller part of the mountain is located in Croatia. Prokletije or Albanian Alps is a mountain range in the Balkans that extends from northern Albania, to southwestern Kosovo and eastern Montenegro. Jezerce in Albania, Ðeravica in Kosovo are both the highest peak in Montenegro. The highest peak in Albania is mount korab which is located in the east of the country on the border with Macedonia. Southernmost glaciers in the Europe were recently discovered in Albanian part of the range.

Serbia Country Economy

Municipality of Kragujevac was one of the first 3 municipalities in Serbia that was distributed with the certificate on completion of the exemplar of certification program for business friendly municipality On September 30, 2008. The realization is awarded by Ministry of economy and regional development NALED to those cities and municipalities that have clearly established procedures and it offer the best services and information to business sector. The explanation of committee said that The city of Kragujevac has made significant effort manipulation the series of systems changes. The business environment is created through direct investments overcomes unemployment problem as it is one of the biggest challenges for local administration. Accomplished results are pronounced through the increase of investments, growth of administrator and creation of favorable business climate.