Portal:Serbia

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Panoramic view of Belgrade and the confluence of the Sava River and the Danube


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View of Novi Sad and Danube river

Novi Sad (Cyrillic: Нови Сад, Serbo-Croatian pronunciation: [ˈnɔviː ˈsaːd], About this sound listen ; Hungarian: Újvidék; Slovak: Nový Sad; Rusyn: Нови Сад) is the capital of the northern Serbian province of Vojvodina, and the administrative centre of the South Bačka District.

According to the 2002 Census, Novi Sad is Serbia's third-largest town (including Kosovo), after Belgrade and Priština, with its 300,000 inhabitants. In its most recent official census from 2002, the city had an urban population of 216,583, while its municipal population was 299,294. The city is located on the border of the Bačka and Syrmia regions, on the banks of the Danube river and Danube-Tisa-Danube Canal, while facing the northern slopes of Fruška Gora mountain.

Since it was founded in 1694, Novi Sad became the centre of Serbian culture and earned its nickname Serbian Athens. Today, Novi Sad is a large industrial and financial centre of the Serbian economy; and it is also one of the biggest construction sites in the region.


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  • June 7: Djokovic wins French Open, completes his career Grand Slam
  • January 31: Djokovic beats Murray for fourth time, wins Aus Open 2016
  • January 28: 6-1, 6-2, 3-6 and 6-3: Djokovic beats Federer and advances to Aus Open 2016 Final
  • August 27: Austrian police find dozens dead inside lorry



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Did you know

... that Lazar, a Serbian monk, built the first mechanical clock in Russia in 1404, one of the first in Europe, at the request of Vasily I of Moscow?

... that Jadarite, a new mineral discovered in Jadar in 2006, has almost the exact same chemical formula as Kryptonite?

... that a one-armed Russian military officer became a monk in Praskvica Monastery and built a 3-kilometre (1.9 mi) stone road from Sveti Stefan to the monastery?

... that, based on the research of historian Momčilo Spremić, it is possible that Vuk Branković really betrayed his Serbian allies during the Battle of Kosovo in 1389?

... that the medieval Church of the Holy Mother of God in Donja Kamenica, Serbia, features unusual towers on either side of the entrance?

... that Dragan Velić is the current President of the Union of Serbian Districts and District Units of Kosovo and Metohija of North Kosovo?


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Tourism

  • National Tourism Organisation of Serbia

Government

  • Government of Serbia
  • National Assembly of Serbia
  • The EU integration Office
  • People's Office of the President
  • National Bank of Serbia
  • Republic of Serbia Statistical Office

Business

  • Doing Business in Serbia
  • Serbian Chamber of Commerce
  • Serbia Investment and Export Promotion Agency

Energy

  • Serbia Energy Business

Other

  • Project Rastko
  • Serbian Heraldry Society
  • Serbian Genealogy Society
  • RTS - Radio Television of Serbia


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Demographics

Population statistics of Serbia (2011 census)
  • Serbia 7,186,862
    • Belgrade region 1,659,440
    • Vojvodina region 1,931,809
    • Šumadija and West Serbia region 2,031,697
    • South and East Serbia region 1,563,916
    • Kosovo and Metohija n/a


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Vlade Divac (Serbian Cyrillic: Владе Дивац, Serbo-Croatian pronunciation: [ˈvlaːdɛ ˈdiːvaʦ]) (born February 3, 1968, in Prijepolje, Serbia, Yugoslavia) is a retired Serbian professional basketball player who spent most of his career in the United States' NBA. At 7'1", he played center and was known for his passing skills.


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Largest cities of Serbia (2011 census)

Belgrade - 1,731,425
Novi Sad - 335,701
Niš - 257,867
Priština- 198,000
Prizren - 178,000
Kragujevac - 177,468
Leskovac - 143,962
Subotica - 140,358
Kruševac - 127,429
Kraljevo - 124,554
Zrenjanin - 122,714
Pančevo - 122,252
Šabac - 115,347
Čačak - 114,809
Uroševac - 108,000
Smederevo - 107,528
Sombor - 97,263
Valjevo - 95,631
Peć -95,000


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