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Serbia

Name of state:Republic of Serbia

Capital city:Belgrade, population more than 1,600,000

Autonomous regions:Autonomous Province of Vojvodina, Autonomous Province of Kosovo and Metohija

Geographic location:Southeastern and Central Europe, Balkan Peninsula, Western Balkans

Area:88,509 km2

Climate:moderate continental

Longest river:Danube, Serbian section, 588 km

Highest mountain peak:Đeravica (in the Prokletije range), 2656 m

International dialling code:+381

Official currency:the dinar (RSD)

National Internet domain:.rs

National vehicle code: SRB

Population(excluding Kosovo and Metohija): more than 7,000,000, 83% Serbs

Official language: Serbian

Official script: Cyrillic

Faiths: 85% Eastern Orthodox Christian, 5.5% Roman Catholic Christian, 3.2% Muslim

National holiday:15thFebruary – Serbian National Statehood Day

Time zone:central European, CET (GMT + 1 hour)

Electricity:220 ~ 230V, 50 Hz

Water from public mains:Safe to drink