Serbia Montenegro World Fact - Hostel in Iguazu

Serbia Montenegro

Serbia and Montenegro These two former Yugoslav republics are worth a visit, or two or more. After a long history of political conflicts, Serbia and Montenegro are now rising and openning their doors to foreigner who are not deterred by stories of poverty and unstable politics. Serbia and Montenegro are in the heart of the Balkans and their rugged and rocky landscape along with ancestral castles and villages will charm you.

Area: 102.199 Km²
Population: 10.677.000 (2001 est.)
Density: 104 pop/Km²

System of government: Republic
Capital: Belgrade (1.205.000 pop.)
Major cities: Novi Sad 150.000 pop., Subotica 100.000 pop.
Ethnic majority: Serb 63%, Albanian 14%, Montenegrin 6%, Hungarian 4%, others 13%
Border countries: Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina WEST, Hungary NORTH, Romania and Bulgaria EAST, Macedonia and Albania SOUTH

Principal mountains: Deravica 2656 m
Principal rivers: Danube 591 Km (serbian tract, total 2860 Km), Tisa Tibisco 977 Km (total, with romanian, ukrainian, hungarian and slovak tracts), Sava 947 Km (total, with slovenian, croatian and bosnian tracts), Morava 570 Km
Principal lakes: Lake Scutari 220 Km² (serbian part, total 370 Km²)
Principal islands: -
Climate: Continental - mediterranean

Language: Serbian, Albanian
Religion: Orthodox 65%, Muslim 19%, Catholic 4%, other 12%
Currency: New Yugoslav dinar (YUM)

Fixed public holidays: 1/1, 28/3, 27/4, 1/5, 20/10, 29/11
Dialling code: 00381
GMT: +1

World Heritage List: