For the world is more usual to call this part of the world the Balkans.
The country is the largest exporter of raspberries in the world.
Serbia accounts for over 30% of world exports of this product. Did You know that more than 95% of raspberry-class – Serbian production!
Serbia is the only country outside the CIS, which operates the free trade agreement with Russia.
According to official UN data, the country has the largest number of refugees in Europe! In total there are more than 314 thousand Mass population of Serbian immigrants is due to the collapse of Yugoslavia, after which hundreds of thousands of people from Croatia, the former Serbian Krajina, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo.
Of the Serbian population exceeds 7.1 million people.
Interesting fact: the Republic of Kosovo on 17 February 2008 declared itself independent of Serbia’s government. The territory ruled by the Albanian majority (92%), which demanded independence. The country was recognized only 86 countries of the world.
The Roman Emperor Constantine the Great was born in Niš, Serbia, in 274 ad
Miroslav’s gospel, written in 1180, is the oldest Serbian manuscript. Handwritten memo entered in the register of the UNESCO memory of the world interesting fact.
Serbia was one of the 6 republics that were part of Yugoslavia. In 2003 was awarded a free Union between Montenegro and Serbia.
He lasted only 3 years. The results of the referendum in may 2006 Montenegro and Serbia declared independence.
The Serbs settled in the Balkan Peninsula in the VI and VII centuries.
Interesting fact: the First world war began the fault of the Serbs. In 1914 a Serbian nationalist killed the Archduke of Austria Franz Ferdinand. This was the pretext of a Declaration of war against Serbia.
Football, basketball and volleyball are the most popular sports in Serbia. Teams in basketball and volleyball – one of the strongest and most promising in the world.
The temple of Saint Sava in Belgrade is one of the largest Orthodox churches in the world. From the start of construction to the present day has been more than 100 years, but the temple still not finished. Despite this, there are regularly held worship services. The temple of Saint Sava is one of the best attractions of Belgrade. It is interesting to know that the height of the entire structure with a dome (70 m) and the cross (12 m) is 269 m! – interesting fact.
The Belgrade arena is one of the largest sports and concert halls in Europe. Here very often there are concerts of international stars and international competitions, so You should properly prepare your tour of Serbia, to catch some interesting events.
Parking hunters Lepenski-VIR is the first civilization in Europe, which could leave behind a sculpture. This testifies to the high development of these settlements 7000 years BC
The first satellite signal from Europe to North America was sent in 1963 from Serbia.
Interesting fact: Belgrade is the capital and largest city of Serbia. It has a population of more than 1.1 million people. However, the actual number of residents, including illegal immigrants, more than 2 million people!
Silver lake, which is often called the Serbian sea, is the largest in Serbia. It is also one of the cleanest and most beautiful lakes in Europe.
In December 2009 Serbia applied for EU membership.
Kalemegdan Park is one of the most famous and popular attractions of Belgrade. Tourists are impressive beautiful sculptures, medieval architecture and luxurious fountains interesting fact.
More than 85% of the population are Orthodox Christians; 5% Catholic, 3% Muslim. The remaining 7% are followers of other religions.
Serbia occupies an area of 88 361 km2.
Service in the Serbian army is voluntary. This became possible by the reform of the armed forces in 2011.
Interesting fact: the street of Prince Michael in Belgrade is one of the most beautiful pedestrian streets in Europe. There is a huge number of impressive buildings and mansions built in the late 1870-ies.
Rural tourism Serbia is one of the most developed in Europe. It is a recreation, healthy food and participating in active sports.
In Serbia there are more than 1.6 million vehicles.
Serbia is one of the few European countries which has a visa-free regime simultaneously with the EU and Russia is an interesting fact.
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