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The A1 motorway (Аутопут А1 / Autoput A1) is a motorway in Serbia and with it is the longest motorway in Serbia.
The A2 motorway (Аутопут А2 / Autoput A2), often called the Belgrade–South Adriatic motorway (Аутопут Београд–Јужни Јадран / Autoput Beograd–Južni Jadran) is a motorway in Serbia under construction and when finished it will span for approximately.
The Motorway A4 (Аутопут А4 / Autoput A4) is a motorway in Serbia under construction and when finished it will span for approximately.
Aleksandar Vuksanović (Александар Вуксановић), known by his stage name Aca Lukas (born on 3 November 1969), is a Serbian folk singer.
Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), also known as Shanghai Ranking, is one of the annual publications of world university rankings.
The Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay is the Academy Award for the best screenplay not based upon previously published material.
The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership.
The accession of Serbia to the European Union is the process of the Republic of Serbia being admitted to the European Union as a member state and it is on the current agenda for future enlargement of the EU.
Sir Adam Roberts (born 29 August 1940) is Emeritus Professor of International Relations at Oxford University, a senior research fellow in Oxford University's Department of Politics and International Relations, and an emeritus fellow of Balliol College, Oxford.
Adria oil pipeline (Jadranski naftovod, Adria-kőolajvezeték, /Јадрански нафтовод; also known as Yugoslav Pipeline and JANAF pipeline) is a crude oil pipeline in Croatia, Serbia, and Hungary with branch lines to Slovenia and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The Adriatic Sea is a body of water separating the Italian Peninsula from the Balkan peninsula.
The Aegean Sea (Αιγαίο Πέλαγος; Ege Denizi) is an elongated embayment of the Mediterranean Sea located between the Greek and Anatolian peninsulas, i.e., between the mainlands of Greece and Turkey.
The Enlightenment (also known as the Age of Enlightenment or the Age of Reason; in lit in Aufklärung, "Enlightenment", in L’Illuminismo, “Enlightenment” and in Spanish: La Ilustración, "Enlightenment") was an intellectual and philosophical movement that dominated the world of ideas in Europe during the 18th century, "The Century of Philosophy".
Agnosticism is the view that the existence of God, of the divine or the supernatural is unknown or unknowable.
Air Serbia (stylized as AirSERBIA; Ер Србија / Er Srbija) is the flag carrier of Serbia.
Ajvar (Albanian: ajvari; aйвар; aјвар; ajвар) is a pepper-based condiment made principally from red bell peppers and oil.
Albania (Shqipëri/Shqipëria; Shqipni/Shqipnia or Shqypni/Shqypnia), officially the Republic of Albania (Republika e Shqipërisë), is a country in Southeastern Europe.
Albanian (shqip, or gjuha shqipe) is a language of the Indo-European family, in which it occupies an independent branch.
Albanians in Serbia (Shqiptarët në Serbi; Албанци у Србији / Albanci u Srbiji) are an officially recognized ethnic minority living in the present-day country of Serbia.
Aleksandar Ranković (nom de guerre Leka; Александар Ранковић Лека; 28 November 1909 – 19 August 1983) was a Yugoslav communist of Serb origin, considered to be the third most powerful man in Yugoslavia after Josip Broz Tito and Edvard Kardelj.
Aleksandar Tišma (Александар Тишма; 16 January 1924 – 15 February 2003) was a Serbian novelist.
Aleksandar Vučić (Александар Вучић,, born 5 March 1970) is a Serbian politician who has been the President of Serbia since 31 May 2017.
Aleksandra Radović (Александра Радовић, born 10 September 1974) is a Serbian singer and songwriter.
Alexander I (– 9 October 1934), also known as Alexander the Unifier, served as a prince regent of the Kingdom of Serbia from 1914 and later became King of Yugoslavia from 1921 to 1934 (prior to 1929 the state was known as the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes).
Aleksandar Karađorđević (Cyrillic: Александар Карађорђевић; 11 October 1806 – 3 May 1885) was the prince of Serbia between 1842 and 1858.
Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin (a) was a Russian poet, playwright, and novelist of the Romantic eraBasker, Michael.
Alexander III of Macedon (20/21 July 356 BC – 10/11 June 323 BC), commonly known as Alexander the Great (Aléxandros ho Mégas), was a king (basileus) of the ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon and a member of the Argead dynasty.
The Allies of World War I, or Entente Powers, were the countries that opposed the Central Powers in the First World War.
The American Meteorological Society (AMS) is the premier scientific and professional organization in the United States promoting and disseminating information about the atmospheric, oceanic, and hydrologic sciences. Its mission is to advance the atmospheric and related sciences, technologies, applications, and services for the benefit of society.
Nada Polić (Нада Полић; born September 6, 1959), known as Ana Bekuta (Ана Бекута) is a Serbian pop-folk singer.
Ana Brnabić (Ана Брнабић,; born 28 September 1975) is a Serbian politician who has been the Prime Minister of Serbia since 29 June 2017.
Ana Schweinsteiger (Ana Švajnštajger, Ана Швајнштајгер; born 6 November 1987), professionally known by her maiden name Ana Ivanovic (Ana Ivanović, Ана Ивановић) is a Serbian former professional tennis player.
Anastasije "Anastas" Jovanović (1817 – 1 November 1899) was the first Serbian photographer of his time to treat photography as an art form and to capture on film historical events as they were happening.
Anatolia (Modern Greek: Ανατολία Anatolía, from Ἀνατολή Anatolḗ,; "east" or "rise"), also known as Asia Minor (Medieval and Modern Greek: Μικρά Ἀσία Mikrá Asía, "small Asia"), Asian Turkey, the Anatolian peninsula, or the Anatolian plateau, is the westernmost protrusion of Asia, which makes up the majority of modern-day Turkey.
Ancient Greece was a civilization belonging to a period of Greek history from the Greek Dark Ages of the 13th–9th centuries BC to the end of antiquity (AD 600).
In historiography, ancient Rome is Roman civilization from the founding of the city of Rome in the 8th century BC to the collapse of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century AD, encompassing the Roman Kingdom, Roman Republic and Roman Empire until the fall of the western empire.
Andrićev Venac (Андрићев Венац) is a street and the surrounding urban neighborhood of Belgrade, the capital of Serbia.
Andrija Zmajević (Perast, Republic of Venice, now Montenegro, 6 June 1624 - 7 September 1694) was a Venetian Baroque poet and ethnic Serb who wrote in his native Serbian language, the Archbishop of Antivari, and a theologian.
The Anti-bureaucratic revolution was a campaign of street protests ran between 1986 and 1989 in former Yugoslavia by supporters of Serbian leader Slobodan Milošević.
An appellate court, commonly called an appeals court, court of appeals (American English), appeal court (British English), court of second instance or second instance court, is any court of law that is empowered to hear an appeal of a trial court or other lower tribunal.
Franz Ferdinand Carl Ludwig Joseph Maria (18 December 1863 – 28 June 1914) was an Archduke of Austria-Este, Austro-Hungarian and Royal Prince of Hungary and of Bohemia and, from 1896 until his death, heir presumptive to the Austro-Hungarian throne.
Armistice Day is commemorated every year on 11 November to mark the armistice signed between the Allies of World War I and Germany at Compiègne, France, for the cessation of hostilities on the Western Front of World War I, which took effect at eleven o'clock in the morning—the "eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month" of 1918.
Arsenic is a chemical element with symbol As and atomic number 33.
The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, heir presumptive to the Austro-Hungarian throne, and his wife Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, occurred on 28 June 1914 in Sarajevo when they were mortally wounded by Gavrilo Princip.
Zoran Đinđić, the sixth Prime Minister of the Republic of Serbia, was assassinated at 12:23 p.m. Central European Time on Wednesday, March 12, 2003, in Belgrade, Serbia.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
The Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) was formed in September 1972 by Donald Dell, Bob Briner, Jack Kramer, and Cliff Drysdale to protect the interests of male professional tennis players.
Atheism is, in the broadest sense, the absence of belief in the existence of deities.
The Atlantic Ocean is the second largest of the world's oceans with a total area of about.
Austria-Hungary, often referred to as the Austro-Hungarian Empire or the Dual Monarchy in English-language sources, was a constitutional union of the Austrian Empire (the Kingdoms and Lands Represented in the Imperial Council, or Cisleithania) and the Kingdom of Hungary (Lands of the Crown of Saint Stephen or Transleithania) that existed from 1867 to 1918, when it collapsed as a result of defeat in World War I. The union was a result of the Austro-Hungarian Compromise of 1867 and came into existence on 30 March 1867.
Austrian cuisine is a style of cuisine native to Austria and composed of influences from throughout the former Austro-Hungarian Empire.
Kosovo and Metohija (Косово и Метохија / Kosovo i Metohija (КиМ / KiM), Kosova dhe Dukagjini), officially the Autonomous Province of Kosovo and Metohija (Аутономна Покрајина Косово и Метохиja / Autonomna Pokrajina Kosovo i Metohija, Krahina Autonome e Kosovës dhe Metohisë), known as short Kosovo (Косово, Kosova) or simply Kosmet (from '''Kos'''ovo and '''Met'''ohija; Serbian Cyrillic: Космет), refers to the region of Kosovo as defined in the Constitution of Serbia.
The Axis powers (Achsenmächte; Potenze dell'Asse; 枢軸国 Sūjikukoku), also known as the Axis and the Rome–Berlin–Tokyo Axis, were the nations that fought in World War II against the Allied forces.
Đavolja Varoš (Ђавоља варош, meaning "Devil's Town") is a peculiar rock formation, located in south Serbia on the Radan Mountain on the territory of the village of Đake in the municipality Kuršumlija.
The Đerdap National Park (Национални парк Ђердап / Nacionalni park Đerdap) stretches along the right bank of the Danube River from the Golubac fortress (Голубачки град / Golubački grad) to the dam near Novi Sip, Serbia.
Đorđe Balašević (Ђорђе Балашевић, born 11 May 1953) is a prominent Serbian and former Yugoslav singer-songwriter.
Georgije "Đura" Jakšić (Георгије "Ђура" Јакшић, 27 July 1832 – 16 November 1878) was a Serbian poet, painter, writer, dramatist, bohemian and patriot.
Šaban Šaulić (Шабан Шаулић; born 6 September 1951) is a Serbian folk singer.
The Šar Mountains (Macedonian and Шар планина, Šar planina) or Sharr Mountains (Malet e Sharrit), form a mountain range in the Balkans that extends from Kosovo and the northwest of the Republic of Macedonia, to northeastern Albania.
Šemsa Suljaković (born 29 September 1951) is a Bosnian folk singer.
Šimanovci is a village in Serbia.
Šumadija (Шумадија) is a geographical region in the central part of Serbia.
Želimir Žilnik (Желимир Жилник;; born 8 September 1942) is a Serbian film director best known as one of the major figures of the Yugoslav Black Wave film movement of the 1960s and 1970s.
Željko Joksimović, often credited as Zeljko Joksimovic, (born 20 April 1972) is a Serbian singer, composer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer.
Želimir "Željko" Obradović (Желимир Жељко Обрадовић; born March 9, 1960) is a Serbian professional basketball head coach and former professional basketball player.
Žiča (Жича, pronounced or) is an early 13th-century Serbian Orthodox monastery near Kraljevo, Serbia.
RTV B92 or simply B92, is a Serbian news station and television and radio broadcaster with national coverage headquartered in Belgrade, Serbia.
Bagpipes are a woodwind instrument using enclosed reeds fed from a constant reservoir of air in the form of a bag.
Bajaga i Instruktori (Serbian Cyrillic: Бајага и Инструктори; trans. Bajaga and the Instructors) are a Serbian and former Yugoslav rock band.
Balkan brass, popularly known by the Serbian name Truba (Труба, "trumpet"), is a distinctive style of music originating in the Balkan region as a fusion between military music and folk music.
The Balkan League was an alliance formed by a series of bilateral treaties concluded in 1912 between the Balkan kingdoms of Greece, Bulgaria, Serbia and Montenegro, and directed against the Ottoman Empire, which at the time still controlled much of the Balkan peninsula.
The Balkan mountain range (Bulgarian and Стара планина, Latin Serbian Stara planina, "Old Mountain") is a mountain range in the eastern part of the Balkan Peninsula.
The Balkans, or the Balkan Peninsula, is a geographic area in southeastern Europe with various and disputed definitions.
Ban of Croatia (Croatian: Hrvatski ban; horvát bán) was the title of local rulers or office holders and after 1102 viceroys of Croatia.
The Banat is a geographical and historical region in Central Europe that is currently divided among three countries: the eastern part lies in western Romania (the counties of Timiș, Caraș-Severin, Arad south of the Körös/Criș river, and the western part of Mehedinți); the western part in northeastern Serbia (mostly included in Vojvodina, except a part included in the Belgrade Region); and a small northern part lies within southeastern Hungary (Csongrád county).
Banat, Bačka and Baranja (Serbian: Banat, Bačka i Baranja / Банат, Бачка и Барања) was a de facto province of the Kingdom of Serbia and the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes between November 1918 and 1922.
Banatski Dvor (Serbian Cyrillic: Банатски Двор) is a village in Serbia.
Banja Koviljača (Бања Ковиљача) is a popular tourist town and spa situated in the Loznica municipality, Serbia.
The Banjica concentration camp (KZ Banjica) was a German concentration camp in the Territory of the Military Commander in Serbia during World War II.
The Baroque is a highly ornate and often extravagant style of architecture, art and music that flourished in Europe from the early 17th until the late 18th century.
Basketball is a team sport played on a rectangular court.
Basketball contests at the 1996 Olympic Games were held from July 20, 1996 to August 4, 1996.
Basketball at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil was held from 6 to 21 August 2016.
The women's tournament in basketball at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro began on 6 August and ended on 20 August 2016.
Velimir "Bata" Živojinović (Велимир "Бата" Живојиновић; 5 June 1933 – 22 May 2016) was a Serbian actor and politician.
The Battle of Cer was a military campaign fought between Austria-Hungary and Serbia in August 1914 during the early stages of the Serbian Campaign of the First World War.
The Battle of Kolubara (Колубарска битка, Schlacht an der Kolubara) was a campaign fought between Austria-Hungary and Serbia in November and December 1914, during the Serbian Campaign of World War I. It commenced on 16 November, when the Austro-Hungarians under the command of Oskar Potiorek reached the Kolubara River during their third invasion of Serbia that year, having captured the strategic town of Valjevo and forced the Serbian Army to undertake a series of retreats.
The Battle of Kosovo took place on 15 June 1389 between an army led by the Serbian Prince Lazar Hrebeljanović and an invading army of the Ottoman Empire under the command of Sultan Murad Hüdavendigâr.
BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.
The Bega (Romanian: Bega, Serbian: Begej (Бегеј), German: Bega, Hungarian: Béga) is a 244 km long river in Romania (169 km) and Serbia (75 km).
Bela Palanka (Serbian Cyrillic: Бела Паланка) is a town and municipality located in the Pirot District of southeastern Serbia.
The BELEX15 index is the blue chip index of the Belgrade Stock Exchange (BELEX).
Belgrade (Beograd / Београд, meaning "White city",; names in other languages) is the capital and largest city of Serbia.
The International Belgrade Book Fair is one of the oldest and most important literary events in the region.
The Belgrade International Theatre Festival (abbr. BITEF) is a theatre festival that takes place every September annually in Belgrade, Serbia.
The Belgrade Marathon is a marathon race held annually in Belgrade since 1988.
Founded in 1969, the Belgrade Music Festival – BEMUS is the oldest and the most prominent music festival in Serbia and one of the most distinctive classical music festivals in the South-Eastern Europe.
Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport (Аеродром Никола Тесла Београд / Aerodrom Nikola Tesla Beograd), is an international airport serving Belgrade, Serbia.
The Belgrade Offensive or the Belgrade Strategic Offensive Operation (Beogradska operacija, Београдска операција; Белградская стратегическая наступательная операция, Belgradskaya strategicheskaya nastupatel'naya operatsiya) (14 September 1944 – 24 November 1944) was a military operation in which Belgrade was liberated from the German Wehrmacht through the joint efforts of the Soviet Red Army, Yugoslav Partisans, and the Bulgarian People's Army.
The Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra (Београдска филхармонија/Beogradska filharmonija) is an orchestra located in Belgrade, Serbia.
The Belgrade Stock Exchange (abbr. BELEX, Beogradska berza) is a stock exchange based in Belgrade, Serbia.
The Belgrade–Šid railway (Pruga Beograd-Šid) officially designated the Railway line 1 is a long railway line in Serbia that connects the city of Belgrade with the Croatian railway network and the city of Zagreb.
The Belgrade–Bar railway (Serbian: Пруга Београд–Бар or Pruga Beograd–Bar) is a railway connecting the Serbian capital of Belgrade with the town of Bar, a major seaport in Montenegro.
Belgrade–Pristina dialogue is a series of EU-facilitated talks between the governments of Serbia and Kosovo.
The Beta News Agency (/) is a Serbian agency which was founded in 1992.
The Biedermeier period refers to an era in Central Europe between 1815 and 1848, during which the middle class grew in number and arts appealed to common sensibilities.
Biljana Srbljanović (Биљана Србљановић, born 15 October 1970) is a Serbian playwright.
The birth rate (technically, births/population rate) is the total number of live births per 1,000 in a population in a year or period.
The Black Sea is a body of water and marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean between Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, and Western Asia.
Blic (Cyrillic: Блиц) is a daily middle-market tabloid newspaper in Serbia.
The blowing horn or winding horn is a sound device that is usually made of or shaped like an animal horn, arranged to blow from a hole in the pointed end of it.
"Bože pravde" (Боже правде;; God of Justice) is the national anthem of Serbia, as defined by the Article 7 of the Constitution of Serbia.
Boban Marković (Serbian Cyrillic: Бобан Марковић) is a Serbian Romani trumpet player and brass ensemble leader from Vladičin Han.
Bor (Бор) is a city and the administrative center of the Bor District in eastern Serbia.
Borivoje "Bora" Todorović (Боривоје "Бора" Тодоровић; 5 November 1929 – 7 July 2014) was a Serbian actor.
Borisav Stanković (Борисав Станковић; 31 March 1876 – 22 October 1927), also known by his nickname Bora (Бора), was a Serbian writer belonging to the school of realism.
Borislav Pekić (Борислав Пекић,; 4 February 1930 – 2 July 1992) was a Serbian writer and political activist.
Bosnia (Bosna/Босна) is the northern region of Bosnia and Herzegovina, encompassing roughly 81% of the country; the other eponymous region, the southern part, is Herzegovina.
Bosnia and Herzegovina (or; abbreviated B&H; Bosnian and Serbian: Bosna i Hercegovina (BiH) / Боснa и Херцеговина (БиХ), Croatian: Bosna i Hercegovina (BiH)), sometimes called Bosnia-Herzegovina, and often known informally as Bosnia, is a country in Southeastern Europe located on the Balkan Peninsula.
The Bosniaks (Bošnjaci,; singular masculine: Bošnjak, feminine: Bošnjakinja) are a South Slavic nation and ethnic group inhabiting mainly the area of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Bosniaks (Bosnian and Serbian: Bošnjaci / Бошњаци) are the fourth largest ethnic group in Serbia after Serbs, Hungarians and Roma, numbering 145,278 or 2.02% of the population according to the 2011 census.
The Bosnian language (bosanski / босански) is the standardized variety of Serbo-Croatian mainly used by Bosniaks.
The Bosnian War was an international armed conflict that took place in Bosnia and Herzegovina between 1992 and 1995.
Branislav Ivanović (Бранислав Ивановић,; born 22 February 1984) is a Serbian professional footballer who plays for Russian club Zenit Saint Petersburg and the Serbia national team, A versatile defender, Ivanović plays as a right back, although he can also play as a centre back.
Branislav Nušić (Бранислав Нушић,; – 19 January 1938) was a Serbian playwright, satirist, essayist, novelist and founder of modern rhetoric in Serbia.
Branko Ćopić (Бранко Ћопић; 1 January 1915 – 26 March 1984) was a Yugoslav writer.
Branko Miljković (Serbian Cyrillic: Бранко Миљковић; 29 January 1934 – 12 February 1961) was an iconic Serbian poet.
Aleksije "Branko" Radičević (Алексије Бранко Радичевић,; 28 March 1824 – 1 July 1853) was an influential Serbian poet and the founder of modern Serbian lyric poetry.
Breaking Away is a 1979 American coming of age comedy-drama film produced and directed by Peter Yates and written by Steve Tesich.
The breakup of Yugoslavia occurred as a result of a series of political upheavals and conflicts during the early 1990s.
Brussels (Bruxelles,; Brussel), officially the Brussels-Capital Region (All text and all but one graphic show the English name as Brussels-Capital Region.) (Région de Bruxelles-Capitale, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest), is a region of Belgium comprising 19 municipalities, including the City of Brussels, which is the de jure capital of Belgium.
Bujanovac (Бујановац) or Bujanoc (Bujanoci), is a town and municipality located in the Pčinja District of southern Serbia.
Bulgaria (България, tr.), officially the Republic of Bulgaria (Република България, tr.), is a country in southeastern Europe.
Bulgarians (българи, Bǎlgari) are a South Slavic ethnic group who are native to Bulgaria and its neighboring regions.
Bulgarians are a recognized national minority in Serbia.
Bunjevci are a South Slavic ethnic group living mostly in the Bačka region of Serbia (province of Vojvodina) and southern Hungary (Bács-Kiskun county, particularly in the Baja region).
The Business Anti-Corruption Portal (BACP) is a one-stop shop for business anti-corruption information offering tools on how to mitigate risks and costs of corruption when doing business abroad.
Byzantine art is the name for the artistic products of the Eastern Roman (Byzantine) Empire, as well as the nations and states that inherited culturally from the empire.
The Byzantine Empire, also referred to as the Eastern Roman Empire and Byzantium, was the continuation of the Roman Empire in its eastern provinces during Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages, when its capital city was Constantinople (modern-day Istanbul, which had been founded as Byzantium).
Byzantium or Byzantion (Ancient Greek: Βυζάντιον, Byzántion) was an ancient Greek colony in early antiquity that later became Constantinople, and later Istanbul.
Calvinism (also called the Reformed tradition, Reformed Christianity, Reformed Protestantism, or the Reformed faith) is a major branch of Protestantism that follows the theological tradition and forms of Christian practice of John Calvin and other Reformation-era theologians.
The Cannes Festival (Festival de Cannes), named until 2002 as the International Film Festival (Festival international du film) and known in English as the Cannes Film Festival, is an annual film festival held in Cannes, France, which previews new films of all genres, including documentaries from all around the world.
The Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actress (Prix d'interprétation féminine) is an award presented at the Cannes Film Festival.
Capitulation (capitulum, a little head or division; capitulare, to treat upon terms) is an agreement in time of war for the surrender to a hostile armed force of a particular body of troops, a town or a territory.
Carlsberg A/S is a global brewer.
The Carpathian Mountains or Carpathians are a mountain range system forming an arc roughly long across Central and Eastern Europe, making them the second-longest mountain range in Europe (after the Scandinavian Mountains). They provide the habitat for the largest European populations of brown bears, wolves, chamois, and lynxes, with the highest concentration in Romania, as well as over one third of all European plant species.
Carska Bara (Царска бара), meaning Imperial Pond, is the largest individual bog in Serbia, located in the municipality of Zrenjanin.
The Catholic Church in Serbia is part of the worldwide Catholic Church, under the spiritual leadership of the Pope in Rome.
The Caucasus or Caucasia is a region located at the border of Europe and Asia, situated between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea and occupied by Russia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, and Armenia.
Svetlana Ražnatović (Светлана Ражнатовић,; née Veličković/Величковић, or), known by her stage name Ceca (Цеца,; born 14 June 1973) is a Serbian turbo-folk singer.
Central Europe is the region comprising the central part of Europe.
The Central European Free Trade Agreement (CEFTA) is a trade agreement between non-EU countries, members of which are now mostly located in Southeastern Europe.
Central European Summer Time (CEST), sometime referred also as Central European Daylight Time (CEDT), is the standard clock time observed during the period of summer daylight-saving in those European countries which observe Central European Time (UTC+1) during the other part of the year.
Central European Time (CET), used in most parts of Europe and a few North African countries, is a standard time which is 1 hour ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).
The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is a civilian foreign intelligence service of the United States federal government, tasked with gathering, processing, and analyzing national security information from around the world, primarily through the use of human intelligence (HUMINT).
The Central Powers (Mittelmächte; Központi hatalmak; İttifak Devletleri / Bağlaşma Devletleri; translit), consisting of Germany,, the Ottoman Empire and Bulgaria – hence also known as the Quadruple Alliance (Vierbund) – was one of the two main factions during World War I (1914–18).
Central Serbia (Централна Србија / Centralna Srbija), also referred to as Serbia proper (ужа Србија / uža Srbija), is the part of Serbia lying outside the provinces of Vojvodina to the north and the disputed territory of Kosovo (Kosovo and Metohija) to the south.
The abbreviation cf. (short for the confer/conferatur, both meaning "compare") is used in writing to refer the reader to other material to make a comparison with the topic being discussed.
The Chetnik Detachments of the Yugoslav Army, also known as the Yugoslav Army in the Homeland or The Ravna Gora Movement, commonly known as the Chetniks (Četnici, Четници,; Četniki), was a World War II movement in Yugoslavia led by Draža Mihailović, an anti-Axis movement in their long-term goals which engaged in marginal resistance activities for limited periods.
The Chief of the General Staff (Начелник Генералштаба / Načelnik Generalštaba) is the chief of the General Staff and Serbian Armed Forces.
The number of Chinese people in Serbia according to 2011 census is 1,373.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Cinema of Serbia comprises the art of film and creative movies made within the nation of Serbia or by Serbian filmmakers abroad.
Civil law, civilian law, or Roman law is a legal system originating in Europe, intellectualized within the framework of Roman law, the main feature of which is that its core principles are codified into a referable system which serves as the primary source of law.
Civil resistance is political action that relies on the use of nonviolent resistance by civil groups to challenge a particular power, force, policy or regime.
Classical music is art music produced or rooted in the traditions of Western culture, including both liturgical (religious) and secular music.
Classicism, in the arts, refers generally to a high regard for a classical period, classical antiquity in the Western tradition, as setting standards for taste which the classicists seek to emulate.
Clotted cream (sometimes called scalded, clouted, Devonshire or Cornish cream) is a thick cream made by indirectly heating full-cream cow's milk using steam or a water bath and then leaving it in shallow pans to cool slowly.
A coach (also motor coach) is a type of bus used for conveying passengers.
Coca-Cola, or Coke (also Pemberton's Cola at certain Georgian vendors), is a carbonated soft drink produced by The Coca-Cola Company.
A commander-in-chief, also sometimes called supreme commander, or chief commander, is the person or body that exercises supreme operational command and control of a nation's military forces.
Computus (Latin for "computation") is a calculation that determines the calendar date of Easter.
The Congress of Berlin (13 June – 13 July 1878) was a meeting of the representatives of six great powers of the time (Russia, Great Britain, France, Austria-Hungary, Italy and Germany), the Ottoman Empire and four Balkan states (Greece, Serbia, Romania and Montenegro).
Conscription, sometimes called the draft, is the compulsory enlistment of people in a national service, most often a military service.
Constantine of Kostenets (Konstantin Kostenechki; born ca. 1380, died after 1431), also known as Constantine the Philosopher (Константин Филозоф), was a medieval Bulgarian scholar, writer and chronicler, who spent most of his life in the Serbian Despotate.
Constantine the Great (Flavius Valerius Aurelius Constantinus Augustus; Κωνσταντῖνος ὁ Μέγας; 27 February 272 ADBirth dates vary but most modern historians use 272". Lenski, "Reign of Constantine" (CC), 59. – 22 May 337 AD), also known as Constantine I or Saint Constantine, was a Roman Emperor of Illyrian and Greek origin from 306 to 337 AD.
A constituent state is a territorial and constitutional entity forming part of a sovereign state.
A constitution is a set of fundamental principles or established precedents according to which a state or other organization is governed.
The current Constitution of the Republic of Serbia (Устав Републике Србије / Ustav Republike Srbije), also known as Mitrovdan Constitution (Митровдански устав / Mitrovdanski ustav) was adopted in 2006, replacing the previous constitution dating from 1990.
The Constitutional Court of the Republic of Serbia (Уставни суд Републике Србије; Ustavni sud Republike Srbije) is the court authorized to perform judicial review in the Republic of Serbia.
A constitutional monarchy is a form of monarchy in which the sovereign exercises authority in accordance with a written or unwritten constitution.
A Constitutional republic is a republic that operates under a system of separation of powers, where both the chief executive and members of the legislature are elected by the citizens and must govern within an existing written constitution.
A controlled-access highway is a type of highway which has been designed for high-speed vehicular traffic, with all traffic flow and ingress/egress regulated.
Corfu or Kerkyra (translit,; translit,; Corcyra; Corfù) is a Greek island in the Ionian Sea.
Cosmopolitan is an international fashion magazine for women, which was formerly titled The Cosmopolitan. The magazine was first published and distributed in 1886 in the United States as a family magazine; it was later transformed into a literary magazine and eventually became a women's magazine (since 1965).
The Council of Europe (CoE; Conseil de l'Europe) is an international organisation whose stated aim is to uphold human rights, democracy and the rule of law in Europe.
Croatia (Hrvatska), officially the Republic of Croatia (Republika Hrvatska), is a country at the crossroads of Central and Southeast Europe, on the Adriatic Sea.
Croatian (hrvatski) is the standardized variety of the Serbo-Croatian language used by Croats, principally in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Serbian province of Vojvodina and other neighboring countries.
The Croatian War of Independence was fought from 1991 to 1995 between Croat forces loyal to the government of Croatia—which had declared independence from the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (SFRY)—and the Serb-controlled Yugoslav People's Army (JNA) and local Serb forces, with the JNA ending its combat operations in Croatia by 1992.
The Croats of Serbia (Hrvati u Srbiji, Хрвати у Србији / Hrvati u Srbiji) or Serbian Croats (Srpski Hrvati, Српски Хрвати / Srpski Hrvati) are the recognized Croat national minority in Serbia, a status they received in 2002.
Cultural heritage of Serbia (Културна добра Србије / Kulturna dobra Srbije; lit. "Cultural Goods of Serbia") represents the totality of national cultural heritage in Serbia (including Kosovo) as defined by Serbia's Law on Cultural Goods.
The Cvetković–Maček Agreement was a political agreement on the internal divisions in the Kingdom of Yugoslavia which was settled on August 26, 1939 by Yugoslav prime minister Dragiša Cvetković and Vladko Maček, a Croat politician.
Cyprus (Κύπρος; Kıbrıs), officially the Republic of Cyprus (Κυπριακή Δημοκρατία; Kıbrıs Cumhuriyeti), is an island country in the Eastern Mediterranean and the third largest and third most populous island in the Mediterranean.
The Cyrillic script is a writing system used for various alphabets across Eurasia (particularity in Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, Central Asia, and North Asia).
Czech (čeština), historically also Bohemian (lingua Bohemica in Latin), is a West Slavic language of the Czech–Slovak group.
In ancient geography, especially in Roman sources, Dacia was the land inhabited by the Dacians.
The Dacians (Daci; loc Δάοι, Δάκαι) were an Indo-European people, part of or related to the Thracians.
Dalmatia (Dalmacija; see names in other languages) is one of the four historical regions of Croatia, alongside Croatia proper, Slavonia and Istria.
Danas (Serbo-Croatian for "today"), is an independent daily newspaper of record published in Belgrade, Serbia.
Dance music is music composed specifically to facilitate or accompany dancing.
Danilo Kiš (22 February 1935 – 15 October 1989) was a Yugoslav novelist, short story writer, essayist and translator, who wrote in Serbo-Croatian.
Danilo Stojković (Данило Стојковић; 11 August 1934 – 16 March 2002), commonly nicknamed Bata (Бата), was a Serbian theatre, television and film actor.
The Danube or Donau (known by various names in other languages) is Europe's second longest river, after the Volga.
Radojka Adžić (Радојка Аџић; born 21 May 1976), known by her stage name Dara Bubamara (Дара Бубамара), is a popular Serbian pop-folk singer and recording artist.
David Albahari (pronounced,, born on 15 March 1948 at SANU official website, retrieved 1-12-2014) is a Serbian writer of Sephardic Jewish origin, residing in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Davor Štefanek (Давор Штефанек; born 12 September 1985) is a Serbian representative in Greco-Roman Wrestling, former World champion and the reigning Olympic champion in the Greco-Roman 66 kg category.
Death and the Dervish (Derviš i smrt/Дервиш и смрт) is a novel by Meša Selimović, published in 1966.
Dejan "Deki" Stanković (Дејан Станковић,, born 11 September 1978) is a Serbian former footballer.
The Democratic Opposition of Serbia (Демократска oпозиција Cрбије / Demokratska opozicija Srbije), commonly referred to as DOS, was a wide alliance of political parties in Serbia, intent on ousting the ruling Socialist Party and its leader, Slobodan Milošević.
Desanka Maksimović (Десанка Максимовић,; 16 May 1898 – 11 February 1993) was a Serbian poet, writer and translator.
Dictionary of the Khazars: A Lexicon Novel (rtl, rtl) is the first novel by Serbian writer Milorad Pavić, published in 1984.
The digital television transition, also called the digital switchover, the analog switch-off (ASO), or the analog shutdown, is the process in which older analog television broadcasting is converted to and replaced by digital television.
In sociolinguistics, digraphia refers to the use of more than one writing system for the same language.
The Dinaric Alps, also commonly Dinarides, are a mountain range in Southern and Southeastern Europe, separating the continental Balkan Peninsula from the Adriatic Sea.
Disciplina Kičme (Дисциплина Кичме; trans. Backbone Discipline), currently working under the slightly altered name of Disciplin A Kitschme, is a Serbian band, one of the two spin-offs of the seminal Yugoslav new wave and later post-punk band Šarlo Akrobata, the other being Ekatarina Velika.
The districts of Serbia (окрузи Србије / okruzi Srbije), officially called administrative districts (управни окрузи/upravni okruzi) are the first level administrative subdivisions of the country.
Dnevnik (Дневник), lit.
Dobrica Ćosić (Добрица Ћосић,; 29 December 1921 – 18 May 2014) was a Serbian politician, writer, and political theorist.
Dimitrije "Dositej" Obradović (Димитрије Обрадовић,; 17 February 1739 – 7 April 1811) was a Serbian writer, philosopher, dramatist, librettist, linguist, traveler, polyglot and the first minister of education of Serbia.
Dragoljub "Draža" Mihailović (Драгољуб Дража Михаиловић, known to his supporters as Uncle Draža (Чича Дража / Čiča Draža; 27 April 1893 – 17 July 1946), was a Yugoslav Serb general during World War II. A staunch royalist, he retreated to the mountains near Belgrade when the Germans overran Yugoslavia in April 1941 and there he organized bands of guerrillas known as the Chetnik Detachments of the Yugoslav Army. The organisation is commonly known as the Chetniks, although the name of the organisation was later changed to the Yugoslav Army in the Homeland (JVUO, ЈВУО). Founded as the first Yugoslav resistance movement, it was royalist and nationalist, as opposed to the other, Josip Broz Tito's Partisans who were communist. Initially, the two groups operated in parallel, but by late 1941 began fighting each other in the attempt to gain control of post-war Yugoslavia. Many Chetnik groups collaborated or established modus vivendi with the Axis powers. Mihailović himself collaborated with Milan Nedić and Dimitrije Ljotić at the end of the war. After the war, Mihailović was captured by the communists. He was tried and convicted of high treason and war crimes by the communist authorities of the Federal People's Republic of Yugoslavia, and executed by firing squad in Belgrade. The nature and extent of his responsibility for collaboration and ethnic massacres remains controversial. On 14 May 2015, Mihailović was rehabilitated after a ruling by the Supreme Court of Cassation, the highest appellate court in Serbia.
Dragan Džajić (Serbian Cyrillic: Драган Џајић; born 30 May 1946) is a former Serbian footballer who is widely considered to be one of the best Serbian footballers to emerge from former Yugoslavia.
Dragoslav "Dragan" Nikolić (Драгослав "Драган" Николић; 20 August 1943 – 11 March 2016) was a Serbian actor.
Dragana Mirković (Драгана Мирковић,; born 18 January 1968) is a Serbian pop-folk singer.
The Drina (Serbian Cyrillic: Дрина) is a long international river, which forms a large portion of the border between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia.
Dušan Kovačević (Душан Ковачевић,; born 12 July 1948) is a Serbian playwright and director best known for his theater plays and movie scripts.
Dušan Makavejev (Душан Макавејев) born 13 October 1932 in Belgrade, Kingdom of Yugoslavia (now Serbia) is a Serbian film director and screenwriter, famous for his groundbreaking films of Yugoslav cinema in the late 1960s and early 1970s—many of which belong to the Black Wave.
Dušan Matić (31 August 1898 - 12 September 1980) was a Serbian poet who was active as part of the Belgrade surrealist group.
DVB-T2 is an abbreviation for "Digital Video Broadcasting — Second Generation Terrestrial"; it is the extension of the television standard DVB-T, issued by the consortium DVB, devised for the broadcast transmission of digital terrestrial television.
Orlovi rano lete (Eagles Fly Early) is a Yugoslavian children's novel written by Branko Ćopić and published in 1959.
Easter,Traditional names for the feast in English are "Easter Day", as in the Book of Common Prayer, "Easter Sunday", used by James Ussher and Samuel Pepys and plain "Easter", as in books printed in,, also called Pascha (Greek, Latin) or Resurrection Sunday, is a festival and holiday celebrating the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, described in the New Testament as having occurred on the third day of his burial after his crucifixion by the Romans at Calvary 30 AD.
Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday and is a holiday in some countries.
Eastern Christianity consists of four main church families: the Eastern Orthodox Church, the Oriental Orthodox churches, the Eastern Catholic churches (that are in communion with Rome but still maintain Eastern liturgies), and the denominations descended from the Church of the East.
The Eastern Orthodox Church, also known as the Orthodox Church, or officially as the Orthodox Catholic Church, is the second-largest Christian Church, with over 250 million members.
The Edict of Milan (Edictum Mediolanense) was the February 313 AD agreement to treat Christians benevolently within the Roman Empire.
Edvard Kardelj (27 January 1910 – 10 February 1979), also known under the pseudonyms Bevc, Sperans and Krištof, was a Yugoslav journalist from Ljubljana, Slovenia, and one of the leading members of the illegal Communist Party of Slovenia before World War II.
Ekatarina Velika (Екатарина Велика, Catherine the Great), sometimes referred to as EKV for short, was a Serbian and former Yugoslav rock band from Belgrade, being one of the most successful and influential music acts coming out of former Yugoslavia.
Electoral fraud, election manipulation, or vote rigging is illegal interference with the process of an election, whether by increasing the vote share of the favored candidate, depressing the vote share of the rival candidates, or both.
Električni Orgazam (Електрични Оргазам, meaning Electric Orgasm) is a Serbian rock band from Belgrade.
Elektroprivreda Srbije (abbr. EPS; full legal name: Javno preduzeće Elektroprivreda Srbije Beograd) is a state-owned electric utility power company with headquarters in Belgrade, Serbia.
Elle is a worldwide lifestyle magazine of French origin that focuses on fashion, beauty, health, and entertainment.
Emir Kusturica (Емир Кустурица, born 24 November 1954) is a Serbian filmmaker, actor and musician.
Enlargement of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is the process of including new member states in NATO.
The European Union (EU) has expanded a number of times throughout its history by way of the accession of new member states to the Union.
An epic poem, epic, epos, or epopee is a lengthy narrative poem, ordinarily involving a time beyond living memory in which occurred the extraordinary doings of the extraordinary men and women who, in dealings with the gods or other superhuman forces, gave shape to the moral universe that their descendants, the poet and his audience, must understand to understand themselves as a people or nation.
The Eternal derby (Вечити дерби / Večiti derbi), also called the Derby of Southeast Europe and Belgrade derby (Београдски дерби / Beogradski derbi), is the local derby in Belgrade, Serbia, between fierce city rivals Red Star Belgrade and Partizan Belgrade, two of the biggest and most popular clubs in Serbia.
The Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council (EAPC), a post-Cold War NATO institution, is a multilateral forum created to improve relations between NATO and non-NATO countries in Europe and those parts of Asia on the European periphery.
EuroBasket, also commonly referred to as the European Basketball Championship, is the main international basketball competition that is contested biannually, by the senior men's national teams that are governed by FIBA Europe, which is the European zone within the International Basketball Federation.
The 2005 FIBA European Championship, commonly called FIBA EuroBasket 2005, was the 34th FIBA EuroBasket regional basketball championship held by FIBA Europe, which also served as Europe qualifier for the 2006 FIBA World Championship, giving a berth to the top six teams in the final standings.
Euroleague Basketball is the private company that runs and operates the top two continental-wide men's professional club basketball competitions in Europe, the first-tier EuroLeague, and the second-tier EuroCup.
The European Commission (EC) is an institution of the European Union, responsible for proposing legislation, implementing decisions, upholding the EU treaties and managing the day-to-day business of the EU.
The European Council, charged with defining the European Union's (EU) overall political direction and priorities, is the institution of the EU that comprises the heads of state or government of the member states, along with the President of the European Council and the President of the European Commission.
The European Free Trade Association (EFTA) is a regional trade organization and free trade area consisting of four European states: Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland.
The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of EUnum member states that are located primarily in Europe.
The European Water Polo Championship is a sport competition for national water polo teams, currently held biannually and organized by the Ligue Européenne de Natation (LEN), the governing European aquatics federation.
The Eurovision Song Contest 2004 was the 49th edition of the annual Eurovision Song Contest.
The Eurovision Song Contest 2007 was the 52nd edition of the annual Eurovision Song Contest.
The Eurovision Song Contest 2008 was the 53rd edition of the annual Eurovision Song Contest.
Eva Braun (Ева Браун) is a pop rock band from Bečej, Serbia, notable as one of the most important bands of the Vojvodina pop-rock scene of the 1990s.
Exit (Егзит / Egzit) is an award-winning summer music festival which is held at the Petrovaradin Fortress in the city of Novi Sad, Serbia.
A faculty is a division within a university or college comprising one subject area, or a number of related subject areas.
The fall of the Serbian Empire was a decades-long period in the late 14th century that marked the end of the once-powerful Serbian Empire.
Feudalism was a combination of legal and military customs in medieval Europe that flourished between the 9th and 15th centuries.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (abbreviated as FCA) is an Italian/American corporation and currently the world’s eighth largest auto maker.
The FIBA Basketball World Cup, also known as the FIBA World Cup of Basketball or simply the FIBA World Cup, between 1950 and 2010 known as the FIBA World Championship, is an international basketball competition contested by the men's national teams of the members of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA), the sport's global governing body.
The FIBA Hall of Fame honors players, coaches, and administrators, who have greatly contributed to international competitive basketball.
The FIFA World Cup, often simply called the World Cup, is an international association football competition contested by the senior men's national teams of the members of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport's global governing body.
The First Balkan War (Балканска война; Αʹ Βαλκανικός πόλεμος; Први балкански рат, Prvi Balkanski rat; Birinci Balkan Savaşı), lasted from October 1912 to May 1913 and comprised actions of the Balkan League (the kingdoms of Bulgaria, Serbia, Greece and Montenegro) against the Ottoman Empire.
The First Serbian Uprising (Први српски устанак, Prvi srpski ustanak, Birinci Sırp Ayaklanması) was an uprising of Serbs in the Sanjak of Smederevo against the Ottoman Empire from 14 February 1804 to 7 October 1813.
Fudbalski klub Partizan (Фудбалски клуб Партизан), commonly known as Partizan Belgrade (Партизан Београд / Partizan Beograd) or simply Partizan, is a Serbian professional football club based in Belgrade.
Fudbalski klub Radnički 1923, commonly known as Radnički Kragujevac, is a professional football club from Kragujevac, Serbia and the major part of the Radnički Kragujevac Sports Society.
Fudbalski klub Spartak Subotica is a football club from Subotica, Serbia, that plays in the Serbian SuperLiga.
The flute is a family of musical instruments in the woodwind group.
Folk music includes both traditional music and the genre that evolved from it during the 20th century folk revival.
Folklore is the expressive body of culture shared by a particular group of people; it encompasses the traditions common to that culture, subculture or group.
The Football Association of Serbia (Фудбалски савез Србије (ФСС) / Fudbalski savez Srbije (FSS)) is the governing body of football in Serbia, based in Belgrade.
A foreign direct investment (FDI) is an investment in the form of a controlling ownership in a business in one country by an entity based in another country.
A fossil fuel power station is a power station which burns a fossil fuel such as coal, natural gas, or petroleum to produce electricity.
Free-to-air (FTA) are television (TV) and radio services broadcast in clear (unencrypted) form, allowing any person with the appropriate receiving equipment to receive the signal and view or listen to the content without requiring a subscription, other ongoing cost or one-off fee (e.g. Pay-per-view).
A free-trade area is the region encompassing a trade bloc whose member countries have signed a free-trade agreement (FTA).
Freedom House is a U.S.-based 501(c)(3) U.S. government-funded non-governmental organization (NGO) that conducts research and advocacy on democracy, political freedom, and human rights.
Fruška Gora is a mountain in north Srem.
Gaj's Latin alphabet (gâj); abeceda, latinica, or gajica) is the form of the Latin script used for Serbo-Croatian (Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian, and Montenegrin). It was devised by Croatian linguist Ljudevit Gaj in 1835, based on Jan Hus's Czech alphabet. A slightly reduced version is used as the script of the Slovene language, and a slightly expanded version is used as a script of the modern standard Montenegrin language. A modified version is used for the romanization of the Macedonian language. Pavao Ritter Vitezović had proposed an idea for the orthography of the Croatian language, stating that every sound should have only one letter. Gaj's alphabet is currently used in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, and Serbia.
Galenika a.d. (Галеника а.д.) is a Serbian pharmaceutical company with headquarters in Zemun, Belgrade.
Gamzigrad is an archaeological site, spa resort and UNESCO World Heritage Site of Serbia, located south of the Danube river, near the city of Zaječar.
Gavrilo Princip (Гаврило Принцип,; 28 April 1918) was a Bosnian Serb member of Young Bosnia, a Yugoslavist organization seeking an end to Austro-Hungarian rule in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Gavrilo "Gavril" Stefanović Venclović (Гаврилo Стефановић Венцловић; fl. 1670–1749) was a Serbian priest, writer, poet, orator, philosopher, neologist, polyglot, and illuminator.
Public Joint Stock Company Gazprom (Публи́чное акционе́рное о́бщество «Газпром», Publichnoe Aktsionernoe Obshchestvo Gazprom, abbreviated PAO Gazprom, ПАО «Газпром») is a large Russian company founded in 1989, which carries on the business of extraction, production, transport, and sale of natural gas.
Gazprom Neft (Газпром нефть, formerly: Sibneft), is the third largest oil producer in Russia and ranked third according to refining throughput.
The Generalized System of Preferences, or GSP, is a preferential tariff system which provides for a formal system of exemption from the more general rules of the World Trade Organization (WTO), (formerly, the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade or GATT).
The German Empire (Deutsches Kaiserreich, officially Deutsches Reich),Herbert Tuttle wrote in September 1881 that the term "Reich" does not literally connote an empire as has been commonly assumed by English-speaking people.
Gibanica (Гибаница) is a traditional pastry dish popular all over the Balkans.
Gitarijada (Serbian Cyrillic: Гитаријада, trans. Guitar Fest) is a musical festival held in Zaječar, Serbia.
The Glagolitic script (Ⰳⰾⰰⰳⱁⰾⰹⱌⰰ Glagolitsa) is the oldest known Slavic alphabet.
Global Peace Index (GPI) measures the relative position of nations' and regions' peacefulness.
Gordana Marinković (Гордана Маринковић, née Tržan), known as Goca Tržan (Гоца Тржан) is a popular Serbian singer.
The Golubac Fortress (Голубачки град or Golubački grad, Galambóc vára, Гълъбец, Cetatea Golubăț, Güvercinlik Kalesi) was a medieval fortified town on the south side of the Danube River, 4 km downstream from the modern-day town of Golubac, Serbia.
Good Friday is a Christian holiday celebrating the crucifixion of Jesus and his death at Calvary.
Goran Marković (Горан Марковић) (born 24 August 1946) is a Serbian film and theatre director, screenwriter, and playwright.
Goran Paskaljević (Горан Паскаљевић;; born 22 April 1947) is a Serbian film director.
Goran Petrović (born 1961 in Kraljevo, Serbia) is a Serbian writer.
Gordana Kuić (Гордана Куић,; born 29 August 1942Style: (11 May 2009)) is a Serbian novelist.
Gorenje, stylized as gorenje, is a Slovenian white goods manufacturer based in Velenje, Slovenia.
The Government of Serbia (Влада Србије / Vlada Srbije), formally the Government of the Republic of Serbia (Влада Републике Србије / Vlada Republike Srbije), commonly abbreviated to Serbian Government (Српска Влада / Srpska Vlada), is the executive branch of government in Serbia.
Gračanica Monastery (Манастир Грачаница / Manastir Gračanica, Manastiri i Graçanicës) is a Serbian Orthodox monastery located in Kosovo.
The Grand Slam tournaments, also called majors, are the four most important annual tennis events.
Grazia (Italian for Grace) is a weekly women's magazine that originated in Italy with international editions printed in Albania, Australia, Bahrain, Bulgaria, China, Croatia, France, Germany.
The Great Migrations of the Serbs (Velike seobe Srba/Велике сеобе Срба), also known as the Great Exodus of the Serbs, refers mainly to two large migrations of Serbs from the Ottoman Empire to the Habsburg Monarchy.
The Great Morava (Велика Морава/Velika Morava) is the final section of the Morava (Serbian Cyrillic: Морава), a major river system in Serbia.
A great power is a sovereign state that is recognized as having the ability and expertise to exert its influence on a global scale.
The Great Recession was a period of general economic decline observed in world markets during the late 2000s and early 2010s.
The Greek Catholic Apostolic Exarchate of Serbia (Гркокатолички апостолски егзархат у Србији) is an ecclesiastical jurisdiction of the Catholic Church for Eastern Catholics of the Byzantine Rite in Serbia.
Greek cuisine (Ελληνική κουζίνα, Elliniki kouzina) is a Mediterranean cuisine.
The griffon vulture (Gyps fulvus) is a large Old World vulture in the bird of prey family Accipitridae.
Gross domestic product (GDP) is a monetary measure of the market value of all final goods and services produced in a period (quarterly or yearly) of time.
The Guča Trumpet Festival (Фестивал трубача у Гучи / Festival trubača u Guči), also known as the Dragačevski Sabor (Драгачевски сабор or Dragačevo Fair (Fete, Gathering or Assembly)), is an annual brass band festival held in the town of Guča, near the city of Čačak, in the Dragačevo region of western Serbia.
The gusle (гусле, гусла, lahuta, lăuta) is a single-stringed musical instrument (and musical style) traditionally used in the Dinarides region of Southeastern Europe.
A gymnasium is a type of school with a strong emphasis on academic learning, and providing advanced secondary education in some parts of Europe comparable to British grammar schools, sixth form colleges and US preparatory high schools.
The Habsburg Monarchy (Habsburgermonarchie) or Empire is an unofficial appellation among historians for the countries and provinces that were ruled by the junior Austrian branch of the House of Habsburg between 1521 and 1780 and then by the successor branch of Habsburg-Lorraine until 1918.
Habsburg-occupied Serbia refers to the period between 1686 and 1691 of the Great Turkish War (1683–99), during which the territory of present-day Serbia (which was de jure Ottoman territory) was occupied by the Habsburg Monarchy.
Koča's frontier (Кочина крајина/Kočina krajina) refers to the Serbian territory established in the Sanjak of Smederevo, Ottoman Empire, during the Austro-Turkish War (1787–91).
A hajduk is a type of peasant irregular infantry found in Central and Southeast Europe from the early 17th to mid 19th centuries.
Handball (also known as team handball, fieldball, European handball or Olympic handball) is a team sport in which two teams of seven players each (six outfield players and a goalkeeper) pass a ball using their hands with the aim of throwing it into the goal of the other team.
Happy TV (italic) is a Serbian television network.
Hasanaginica, also Asanaginica, (first published as The Mourning Song of the Noble Wife of the Hasan Aga) is a South Slavic folk ballad, created during the period of 1646–49, in the region of Imotski (in modern Croatia), which at the time was a part of the Bosnia Eyalet of the Ottoman Empire.
Hatt-i humayun (Ottoman Turkish: خط همايون, Turkish: hatt-ı hümayun or hatt-ı hümâyûn), also known as hatt-i sharif (hatt-ı şerîf), is the diplomatics term for a document or handwritten note of an official nature composed by an Ottoman Sultan.
A head of state (or chief of state) is the public persona that officially represents the national unity and legitimacy of a sovereign state.
Heineken Lager Beer (Heineken Pilsener), or simply Heineken is a pale lager beer with 5% alcohol by volume produced by the Dutch brewing company Heineken International.
Helianthus or sunflower is a genus of plants comprising about 70 species Flora of North America.
Hello is a salutation or greeting in the English language.
Hemofarm a.d. (full legal name: Hemofarm a.d. Farmaceutsko-hemijska industrija Vršac), a member of STADA Group, is a Serbian pharmaceutical company based in Vršac, Serbia.
The history of Serbia covers the historical development of Serbia and of its predecessor states, from the early Stone Age to the present state, as well as that of the Serbian people and of the areas they ruled historically.
The history of Jewish community of Serbia goes back about two thousand years.
The Holy Roman Emperor (historically Romanorum Imperator, "Emperor of the Romans") was the ruler of the Holy Roman Empire (800-1806 AD, from Charlemagne to Francis II).
The Holy See (Santa Sede; Sancta Sedes), also called the See of Rome, is the ecclesiastical jurisdiction of the Catholic Church in Rome, the episcopal see of the Pope, and an independent sovereign entity.
The House of Habsburg (traditionally spelled Hapsburg in English), also called House of Austria was one of the most influential and distinguished royal houses of Europe.
A humid continental climate (Köppen prefix D and a third letter of a or b) is a climatic region defined by Russo-German climatologist Wladimir Köppen in 1900, which is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold in the northern areas) winters.
A humid subtropical climate is a zone of climate characterized by hot and humid summers, and mild to cool winters.
Hungarian or Magyar cuisine is the cuisine characteristic of the nation of Hungary and its primary ethnic group, the Magyars.
Hungarian is a Finno-Ugric language spoken in Hungary and several neighbouring countries. It is the official language of Hungary and one of the 24 official languages of the European Union. Outside Hungary it is also spoken by communities of Hungarians in the countries that today make up Slovakia, western Ukraine, central and western Romania (Transylvania and Partium), northern Serbia (Vojvodina), northern Croatia, and northern Slovenia due to the effects of the Treaty of Trianon, which resulted in many ethnic Hungarians being displaced from their homes and communities in the former territories of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. It is also spoken by Hungarian diaspora communities worldwide, especially in North America (particularly the United States). Like Finnish and Estonian, Hungarian belongs to the Uralic language family branch, its closest relatives being Mansi and Khanty.
Hungarians in Serbia are the second largest ethnic group in the country if not counting Kosovo.
Hungary (Magyarország) is a country in Central Europe that covers an area of in the Carpathian Basin, bordered by Slovakia to the north, Ukraine to the northeast, Austria to the northwest, Romania to the east, Serbia to the south, Croatia to the southwest, and Slovenia to the west.
Hydroelectricity is electricity produced from hydropower.
The Ibar, also known as the Ibër and Ibri (Ibër, Ibri, Ибар), is a river that flows through eastern Montenegro, Serbia and Kosovo, with a total length of.
The Illyrians (Ἰλλυριοί, Illyrioi; Illyrii or Illyri) were a group of Indo-European tribes in antiquity, who inhabited part of the western Balkans.
Illyricum was a Roman province that existed from 27 BC to sometime during the reign of Vespasian (69–79 AD).
Immigration is the international movement of people into a destination country of which they are not natives or where they do not possess citizenship in order to settle or reside there, especially as permanent residents or naturalized citizens, or to take up employment as a migrant worker or temporarily as a foreign worker.
Independent music (often referred to as indie music or indie) is music produced independently from commercial record labels or their subsidiaries, a process that may include an autonomous, do-it-yourself approach to recording and publishing.
The Independent State of Croatia (Nezavisna Država Hrvatska, NDH; Unabhängiger Staat Kroatien; Stato Indipendente di Croazia) was a World War II fascist puppet state of Germany and Italy.
Indira Radić (Индира Радић, born 14 June 1966) is a Serbian pop-folk singer.
Individual Partnership Action Plans (IPAP) are plans developed between NATO and different countries which outline the objectives and the communication framework for dialogue and cooperation between both parties.
The Indo-Aryan or Indic languages are the dominant language family of the Indian subcontinent.
Informer is a pro-government daily tabloid newspaper published in Belgrade, Serbia.
Insurgency in Kosovo emerged in 1995, following the Dayton Agreement.
Intel Corporation (stylized as intel) is an American multinational corporation and technology company headquartered in Santa Clara, California, in the Silicon Valley.
The Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization (IMRO; Вътрешна Македонска Революционна Организация (ВМРО), Vatreshna Makedonska Revolyutsionna Organizatsiya (VMRO); Внатрешна Македонска Револуционерна Организација, Vnatrešna Makedonska Revolucionerna Organizacija) was a revolutionary national liberation movement in the Ottoman territories in Europe, that operated in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
An internally displaced person (IDP) is someone who is forced to flee his or her home but who remains within his or her country's borders.
The International Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of the Former Yugoslavia since 1991, more commonly referred to as the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), was a body of the United Nations established to prosecute serious crimes committed during the Yugoslav Wars, and to try their perpetrators.
International Futures (IFs) is a global integrated assessment model designed to help in thinking strategically and systematically about key global systems (economic, demographic, education, health, environment, technology, domestic governance, infrastructure, agriculture, energy and environment) housed at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for International Futures.
International isolation is a penalty applied by the international community or a sizeable or powerful group of countries, like the United Nations, towards one nation, government or people group.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an international organization headquartered in Washington, D.C., consisting of "189 countries working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world." Formed in 1945 at the Bretton Woods Conference primarily by the ideas of Harry Dexter White and John Maynard Keynes, it came into formal existence in 1945 with 29 member countries and the goal of reconstructing the international payment system.
The following is a list of international rankings of Serbia.
International sanctions were imposed during the Ukrainian crisis by a large number of countries against Russia and Crimea following the Russian military intervention in Ukraine, which began in late February 2014.
International Workers' Day, also known as Labour Day or Workers' Day in some countries and often referred to as May Day, is a celebration of labourers and the working classes that is promoted by the international labour movement which occurs every year on May Day (1 May), an ancient European spring festival.
The Iron Age is the final epoch of the three-age system, preceded by the Stone Age (Neolithic) and the Bronze Age.
The Iron Gate I Hydroelectric Power Station (Porțile de Fier I, Ђердап I/Đerdap I) is the largest dam on the Danube river and one of the largest hydro power plants in Europe.
The Iron Gates (Porțile de Fier, Đerdapska klisura, Железни врата, Eisernes Tor, Vaskapu) is a gorge on the river Danube.
Isidor Bajic (Serbian Cyrillic: Исидор Бајић) (16 August 1878 – 15 September 1915) was a Serbian composer, pedagogue, and publisher.
Isidora Sekulić (Исидора Секулић, 16 February 1877 – 5 April 1958) was a Serbian prose writer, novelist, essayist, polyglot and art critic.
Islamization (also spelled Islamisation, see spelling differences; أسلمة), Islamicization or Islamification is the process of a society's shift towards Islam, such as found in Sudan, Pakistan, Iran, Malaysia, or Algeria.
ISO 4217 is a standard first published by International Organization for Standardization in 1978, which delineates currency designators, country codes (alpha and numeric), and references to minor units in three tables.
Ivana Španović (Ивана Шпановић,, born 10 May 1990) is a Serbian long jumper, reigning World indoor champion and reigning both European outdoor and indoor champion.
Ivo Andrić (Иво Андрић,; born Ivan Andrić; 9 October 1892 – 13 March 1975) was a Yugoslav novelist, poet and short story writer who won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1961.
Ivory Coast, also known as Côte d'Ivoire and officially as the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire, is a sovereign state located in West Africa.
The Jablanica District (Јабланички округ / Jablanički okrug) is one of nine administrative districts of Southern and Eastern Serbia.
Jefimija (1349–1405), secular name Jelena Mrnjavčević, daughter of Vojihna and widow of Jovan Uglješa Mrnjavčević is considered the first female Serbian poet, famous in Serbian medieval literature are her Lament for a Dead Son and Encomium of Prince Lazar.
Jelena Janković (Јелена Јанковић,, born 28 February 1985) is a Serbian professional tennis player.
Jelena Karleuša Tošić (Јелена Карлеуша Тошић; born 17 August 1978), professionally known under her maiden name Jelena Karleuša, is a Serbian turbo-folk singer, diva and star.
Jelena Tomašević (Јелена Томашевић; born 1 November 1983) is a Serbian pop singer of international career famed for her strong vocal performances.
Joakim Vujić (Serbian Cyrillic: Јоаким Вујић; 1772, Baja, Habsburg Monarchy – 1847) was a Serbian writer, dramatist (musical stage and theatre), actor, traveler and polyglot.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (28 August 1749 – 22 March 1832) was a German writer and statesman.
John Naisbitt University (Serbian Latin: Univerzitet "Džon Nezbit") is a private university located in Belgrade, Serbia.
Josif Marinković (Serbian Cyrillic: Јосиф Маринковић; Vranjevo, near Novi Bečej, 15 September 1851 – Belgrade, 13 May 1931) was a Serbian choral director and primarily a composer of a prevalently lyrical sentience.
Josip Broz (Cyrillic: Јосип Броз,; 7 May 1892 – 4 May 1980), commonly known as Tito (Cyrillic: Тито), was a Yugoslav communist revolutionary and political leader, serving in various roles from 1943 until his death in 1980.
Jovan Dučić (Јован Дучић,; 17 February 1871 – 7 April 1943) was a Bosnian Serb poet, writer and diplomat.
Jovan "Jova" Jovanović (Јован Јовановић Змај, pronounced; 24 November 1833 – 1 June 1904), also known as Jovan Jovanović Zmaj or Zmaj, was one of the best-known Serbian poets.
Jovan Nenad (Јован Ненад; ca. 1492 – 26 July 1527), known as the Black was a Serb military commander in the service of the Kingdom of Hungary who took advantage of a Hungarian military defeat at Mohács and subsequent struggle over the Hungarian throne to carve out his own state in the southern Pannonian Plain.
Jovan Rajić (Јован Рајић; September 21, 1726 – December 22, 1801) was a Serbian writer, historian, traveller, and pedagogue, considered one of the greatest Serbian academics of the 18th century.
Jovan Ristić, or Ristitch (Serbian Cyrillic: Јован Ристић) (January 16, 1831 – September 4, 1899) was a Serbian statesman, diplomat and historian.
Jovan Sterija Popović (Јован Стерија Поповић; 13 January 1806 – 10 March 1856) was a Serbian playwright, poet and pedagogue who taught at the Belgrade Higher School.
Jugoslovensko sportsko društvo Partizan (Југословенско спортско друштво Партизан; Yugoslav Sports Society Partizan), commonly abbreviated as JSD Partizan (ЈСД Партизан), is a multi-sport club from Belgrade, Serbia.
The Julian calendar, proposed by Julius Caesar in 46 BC (708 AUC), was a reform of the Roman calendar.
Justiniana Prima (Latin: Iustiniana Prima, Јустинијана Прима/Justinijana Prima or Царичин Град/Caričin Grad) was a Byzantine city that existed from 535 to 615, and currently an archaeological site, near today's Lebane, Leskovac district in southern Serbia.
Kačamak (Cyrillic: качамак; Albanian: Kaçamaku), also known as pura (Cyrillic: пура), is a kind of maize porridge made in the cuisine of Turkey and Balkan.
Kale-Krševica is an Ancient Macedonian archaeological site of more than 4 hectares and so far some 1,000 squares have been excavated with a former fortified town in the hills of Krševica overlooking Bujanovac and Vranje, to the south of Ristovac in southern Serbia.
Kalenić monastery (Манастир Каленић) is an important Serbian Orthodox monastery near Rekovac in central Serbia.
Đorđe Petrović OSA (Ђорђе Петровић), better known by the sobriquet Black George, or Karađorđe (Карађорђе,; –), was a Serbian revolutionary leader who fought for his country's independence from the Ottoman Empire during the First Serbian Uprising of 1804–1813.
The Karađorđević (Карађорђевић, Karađorđevići / Карађорђевићи) is a Serbian dynastic family, founded by Karađorđe Petrović, the Veliki Vožd ("Grand Leader") of Serbia in the early 1800s during the First Serbian Uprising.
Karajukića Bunari is a village in the municipality of Sjenica, Serbia.
Kayaking is the use of a kayak for moving across water.
Kaymak is a creamy dairy product similar to clotted cream, made from the milk of water buffalos, cows, sheep, or goats in Central Asia, some Balkan countries, Turkic regions, Iran and Iraq.
Kerber (Serbian Cyrillic: Кербер; trans. Cerberus) is a Serbian and former Yugoslav hard rock band from Niš.
Kikinda (Кикинда) is a city and the administrative center of the North Banat District in the autonomous province of Vojvodina, Serbia.
The Kingdom of Hungary was a monarchy in Central Europe that existed from the Middle Ages into the twentieth century (1000–1946 with the exception of 1918–1920).
The Kingdom of Serbia (Краљевина Србија / Kraljevina Srbija), often rendered as Servia in English sources during the time of its existence, was created when Milan I, ruler of the Principality of Serbia, was proclaimed king in 1882.
The Kingdom of Serbia (Краљевина Србија / Kraljevina Srbija; Königreich Serbien; Regnum Serviae) was a province (crownland) of the Habsburg monarchy from 1718 to 1739.
The Kingdom of Serbia (Краљевина Србија / Kraljevina Srbija), or Serbian Kingdom (Српско краљевство / Srpsko kraljevstvo), was a medieval Serbian state that existed from 1217 to 1346, ruled by the Nemanjić dynasty.
The Kingdom of Yugoslavia (Serbo-Croatian, Slovene: Kraljevina Jugoslavija, Краљевина Југославија; Кралство Југославија) was a state in Southeast Europe and Central Europe, that existed from 1918 until 1941, during the interwar period and beginning of World War II.
Košarkaški klub Partizan (Кошаркашки клуб Партизан, English: Partizan Basketball Club), commonly referred to as KK Partizan or simply Partizan, is a men's professional basketball club based in Belgrade, Serbia.
Knjaževsko-srpski teatar (Књажевско-српски театар) is the oldest theatre in Central Serbia.
Košava (Кошава) is a cold, very squally southeastern wind found in Serbia and some nearby countries.
In Southeastern Europe, the South Slavic peoples traditionally dance the circle dance, known as Kolo (Коло/Kolo; Kolo; Kolo), named after the circle formed by the dancers.
Kommersant (Коммерса́нтъ,, The Businessman, often shortened to Ъ) is a nationally distributed daily newspaper published in Russia mostly devoted to politics and business.
Kopaonik (Kopaoniku, Копаоник) is a mountain in Serbia and Kosovo.
Koreni ("The Roots") is the second novel of Serbian author Dobrica Ćosić.
Kosovo (Kosova or Kosovë; Косово) is a partially recognised state and disputed territory in Southeastern Europe that declared independence from Serbia in February 2008 as the Republic of Kosovo (Republika e Kosovës; Република Косово / Republika Kosovo).
Kosovo Serbs are the largest ethnic minority group in Kosovo, numbering around 150,000 people.
The City municipality of Kostolac (Градска општина Костолац / Gradska opština Kostolac; Caştelu) is a town in Serbia and one of two city municipalities which constitute the City of Požarevac.
The Kostolac Coal Mine is a coal mine in Serbia.
Kragujevac (Крагујевац) is the fourth largest city of Serbia and the administrative center of the Šumadija District in central Serbia.
The Kragujevac massacre was the mass murder of between 2,778 and 2,794 mostly Serb men and boys in Kragujevac by German soldiers on 21 October 1941.
Kraljevo (Краљево) is a city in central Serbia and the administrative center of the Raška District in central Serbia.
Krsmanović's House, situated at 34 Terazije Street in Belgrade, was built in 1885 for a merchant.
KupujemProdajem.com is the leading Serbian classifieds and one of the top websites in Serbia.
Kurir is daily tabloid published in Belgrade.
Lake Palić (Palićko jezero; Palicsi-tó) is a lake from Subotica, near the town of Palić, in Serbia.
Lake Skadar (Montenegrin: Skadarsko jezero, Скадарско језеро,; Liqeni i Shkodrës) — also called Lake Scutari, Lake Shkodër and Lake Shkodra — lies on the border of Albania and Montenegro, and is the largest lake in Southern Europe.
A landlocked state or landlocked country is a sovereign state entirely enclosed by land, or whose only coastlines lie on closed seas.
Lasta (Ласта, full legal name: Saobraćajno preduzeće Lasta a.d. Beograd) is one of the largest bus companies in Serbia and Southeastern Europe.
The Police of Serbia (Полиција Србије), formally the Police of the Republic of Serbia (Полиција Републике Србије), commonly abbreviated to Serbian Police (Српска полиција), is the civilian police force of Serbia.
Lazar "Laza" Kostić (Лазар "Лаза" Костић; 1841, Kovilj – 27 November 1910, Vienna) was a Serbian poet, prose writer, lawyer, philosopher, polyglot, publicist, and politician, considered to be one of the greatest minds of Serbian literature.
Lazar "Laza" K. Lazarević (Лазаp К. Лазаревић, Šabac, 13 May 1851 – Belgrade, 10 January 1891, Gregorian calendar) was a Serbian writer, psychiatrist, and neurologist.
Le Monde diplomatique (nicknamed Le Diplo by its French readers) is a monthly newspaper offering analysis and opinion on politics, culture, and current affairs.
The League of Communists of Serbia (Savez komunista Srbije, Савез комуниста Србије, SKS), founded as the Communist Party of Serbia (Komunistička partija Srbije, Комунистичка партија Србије, KPS) in 1945, was the Serbian branch of the League of Communists of Yugoslavia, the sole legal party of Yugoslavia from 1945 to 1990.
The League of Communists of Yugoslavia, before 1952 the Communist Party of Yugoslavia, was the country's largest communist party, and the ruling party of SFR Yugoslavia.
A learned society (also known as a learned academy, scholarly society, or academic association) is an organisation that exists to promote an academic discipline, profession, or a group of related disciplines such as the arts.
Lebanon (لبنان; Lebanese pronunciation:; Liban), officially known as the Lebanese RepublicRepublic of Lebanon is the most common phrase used by Lebanese government agencies.
The terms right-hand traffic (RHT) and left-hand traffic (LHT) refer to the practice, in bidirectional traffic situations, to keep to the right side or to the left side of the road, respectively.
The LEN Champions League is the premier European water polo club competition with teams from up to 18 different countries.
Leopold I (name in full: Leopold Ignaz Joseph Balthasar Felician; I.; 9 June 1640 – 5 May 1705) was Holy Roman Emperor, King of Hungary, Croatia, and Bohemia.
Fahreta Živojinović (née Jahić; born 20 October 1960), known by her stage name Lepa Brena, is a pop-folk singer, actress, and talent manager.
Lepava Mušović (born 16 January 1940), known professionally as Lepa Lukić (Лепа Лукић), is a Serbian folk singer with a career spanning more than five decades.
Lepenski Vir (Лепенски Вир, "Lepena Whirlpool"), located in Serbia, is an important archaeological site of the Mesolithic Iron Gates culture of the Balkans.
Lepota & Zdravlje (Beauty & Health) is a monthly women's glossy magazine, started in February 2001, by Color Press Group, a Serbian media company.
Leskovac (Serbian Cyrillic: Лесковац) is a city and the administrative center of the Jablanica District in southern Serbia.
Liberia, officially the Republic of Liberia, is a country on the West African coast.
The Country Studies are works published by the Federal Research Division of the United States Library of Congress, freely available for use by researchers.
Lignite, often referred to as brown coal, is a soft, brown, combustible, sedimentary rock formed from naturally compressed peat.
This is the list of cities and towns in Serbia, according to the criteria used by Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia, which classifies the settlements into urban and rural, depending not only on size, but also on other administrative and legal criteria.
This is a list of the world's countries and their dependent territories by area, ranked by total area.
This is a list of countries and dependent territories ranked by population density, measured by the number of human inhabitants per square kilometer.
This is a list of all the countries by the Human Development Index as included in a United Nations Development Programme's Human Development Report.
This is a collection of lists of countries by average life expectancy at birth.
This is a list of diplomatic missions in Serbia.
This is a list of fortifications in Serbia.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) All-Star Game is an annual exhibition basketball game played between the Eastern-Conference and the Western-Conference All-Stars.
Protected areas cover around 5% of the territory of Serbia.
This is a list of Serbian Orthodox Christian monasteries.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Sites are places of importance to cultural or natural heritage as described in the UNESCO World Heritage Convention, established in 1972.
Literary realism is part of the realist art movement beginning with mid nineteenth-century French literature (Stendhal), and Russian literature (Alexander Pushkin) and extending to the late nineteenth and early twentieth century.
Ljig (Љиг) is a town and municipality located in the Kolubara District of western Serbia.
The Long Turkish War or Thirteen Years' War was an indecisive land war between the Habsburg Monarchy and the Ottoman Empire, primarily over the Principalities of Wallachia, Transylvania and Moldavia.
The long-eared owl (Asio otus), also known as the northern long-eared owl, is a species of owl which breeds in Europe, Asia, and North America.
A low-cost carrier or low-cost airline (also known as ''no-frills'', ''discount'' or budget carrier or airline, or LCC) is an airline without most of the traditional services provided in the fare, resulting in lower fares and fewer comforts.
Loznica (Лозница) is a city located in the Mačva District of western Serbia.
The PJSC Lukoil Oil Company (stylized as LUKOIL) is a Russian multinational energy corporation headquartered in Moscow, specializing in the business of extraction, production, transport, and sale of petroleum, natural gas, and petroleum products.
Lusatia (Lausitz, Łužica, Łužyca, Łużyce, Lužice) is a region in Central Europe.
A lute is any plucked string instrument with a neck (either fretted or unfretted) and a deep round back enclosing a hollow cavity, usually with a sound hole or opening in the body.
Lutheranism is a major branch of Protestant Christianity which identifies with the theology of Martin Luther (1483–1546), a German friar, ecclesiastical reformer and theologian.
Mačva (Мачва) is a geographical and historical region in the northwest of Central Serbia, on a fertile plain between the Sava and Drina rivers.
Macedonia is a geographical and historical region of the Balkan peninsula in southeastern Europe.
The Macedonians (Македонци; transliterated: Makedonci), also known as Macedonian Slavs or Slavic Macedonians, are a South Slavic ethnic group native to the region of Macedonia.
Macedonians of Serbia are an officially recognized ethnic minority in Serbia.
Madlenianum Opera and Theatre is an opera house and theatre located in Zemun, Belgrade, Serboa.
A magazine is a publication, usually a periodical publication, which is printed or electronically published (sometimes referred to as an online magazine).
Maglič (Маглич) is a 13th-century castle about 20 km south of Kraljevo, Serbia.
Magyar Szó (lit. Hungarian Word) is a Hungarian language daily newspaper in Vojvodina, Serbia.
Majdanpek (Мајданпек) is a town and municipality located in the Bor District of the eastern Serbia.
Manasija, also known as Resava (Манасија, Ресава), is a Serbian Orthodox monastery near Despotovac, Serbia, founded by Despot Stefan Lazarević between 1406 and 1418.
Marija Šerifović (Марија Шерифовић,, born 14 November 1984) is a Serbian singer.
Marina Abramović (Марина Абрамовић,; born November 30, 1946) is a Serbian performance artist.
A market economy is an economic system in which the decisions regarding investment, production, and distribution are guided by the price signals created by the forces of supply and demand.
Marko Čelebonović (Марко Челебоновић, 21 November 1902 – 23 June 1986) was one of the most famous Serbian painters of the 20th century.
Marseille (Provençal: Marselha), is the second-largest city of France and the largest city of the Provence historical region.
The Matica srpska (Матица српска) is the oldest cultural-scientific institution of Serbia.
The May Coup (Мајски преврат, Majski prevrat) was a coup d'état in which Serbian King Alexander Obrenović and his wife, Queen Draga, were assassinated inside the Royal Palace in Belgrade on the night of.
May Day is a public holiday usually celebrated on 1 May.
Mehmed "Meša" Selimović (sr; 26 April 1910 – 11 July 1982) was a Yugoslav writer, whose novel Death and the Dervish is one of the most important literary works in post-Second World War Yugoslavia.
The Medieval Monuments in Kosovo are a World Heritage Site consisting of four Serbian Orthodox Christian churches and monasteries which represent the fusion of the eastern Orthodox Byzantine and the western Romanesque ecclesiastical architecture to form the Palaiologian Renaissance style.
Mediterranean cuisine is the foods and methods of preparation by people of the Mediterranean Basin region.
The Mediterranean Sea is a sea connected to the Atlantic Ocean, surrounded by the Mediterranean Basin and almost completely enclosed by land: on the north by Southern Europe and Anatolia, on the south by North Africa and on the east by the Levant.
The European Union (EU) consists of 28 member states.
The United Nations member states are the sovereign states that are members of the United Nations (UN) and have equal representation in the UN General Assembly.
UNESCO's Memory of the World Programme is an international initiative launched to safeguard the documentary heritage of humanity against collective amnesia, neglect, the ravages of time and climatic conditions, and willful and deliberate destruction.
The Men's European Volleyball Championship (EuroVolley) is the official competition for senior men's national volleyball teams of Europe, organized by the European Volleyball Confederation (CEV).
Men's Health (MH), published by Rodale Inc. in Emmaus, Pennsylvania, United States, is the world's largest men's magazine brand, with 35 editions in 59 countries.
Michelin (full name: SCA Compagnie Générale des Établissements Michelin) is a French tyre manufacturer based in Clermont-Ferrand in the Auvergne région of France.
Microsoft Corporation (abbreviated as MS) is an American multinational technology company with headquarters in Redmond, Washington.
Midžor (Миџор) or Midzhur (Миджур) is a peak in the Balkan Mountains, situated on the border between Serbia and Bulgaria.
Mihajlo Pupin Institute (Institut Mihajlo Pupin / Институт Михајло Пупин) is an institute based in Belgrade, Serbia.
Milosav "Mija" Aleksić (Милосав "Мија" Алексић; 26 September 1923 – 12 March 1995) was a Serbian actor.
Milan Aćimović (Милан Аћимовић,31 May 1898– 25 May 1945) was a Serbian collaborationist with the Axis in Yugoslavia during World War II.
Milan Obrenović (Милан Обреновић; 22 August 1854 – 11 February 1901) was the ruler of Serbia from 1868 to 1889, first as prince (1868-1882), subsequently as king (1882-1889).
Milan Konjović (28 January 1898 – 20 October 1993) (Милан Коњовић) was a prominent Serbian painter whose works can be divided into six periods of artistic style.
Milan Nedić (Милан Недић; 2 September 1878 – 4 February 1946) was a Serbian general and politician who served as the Chief of the General Staff of the Royal Yugoslav Army, Minister of War in the Royal Yugoslav Government.
Milan Rakić (18 September 1876 – 30 June 1938) (Милан Ракић) was a Serbian poet.
Milojko "Mile" Kitić (Милојко "Миле" Китић; born 1 January 1952) is a Bosnian Serb pop-folk singer, popular in the former Yugoslavia.
Mileševa (Милешева, or) is a Serbian Orthodox monastery located near Prijepolje, in southwest Serbia.
Milena Dravić (Serbian Cyrillic: Милена Дравић; born 5 October 1940) is a famous Serbian actress.
Milena Pavlović-Barili (alt. Barilli; Милена Павловић-Барили; 5 November 1909 – 6 March 1945) was a Serbian painter and poet.
Milica Mandić (Милица Мандић, born December 6, 1991 in Belgrade, Serbia, Yugoslavia) is a Serbian taekwondo athlete and was the Olympic champion in the +67 kg category.
The Military Academy of the University of Defence (/Vojna akademija) is a training college devoted to military education and career development located in Belgrade, Serbia.
The Military Frontier was a province straddling the southern borderland of the Habsburg Monarchy and later the Austrian and Austro-Hungarian Empire.
Milo Milunović (6 August 1897 in Cetinje, Principality of Montenegro – 11 February 1967 in Belgrade, SR Serbia, SFRY) was a distinguished Montenegrin painter.
Miloš Crnjanski (Милош Црњански,; 26 October 1893 – 30 November 1977) was a poet of the expressionist wing of Serbian modernism, author, and a diplomat.
Miloš Obrenović (Милош Обреновић; 18 March 1780 – 26 September 1860) was Prince of Serbia from 1815 to 1839, and again from 1858 to 1860.
Miloje Milojević (Serbian Cyrillic: Милоје Милојевић; 27 October 1884, Belgrade – 16 June 1946, Belgrade) was a Serbian composer, musicologist, music critic, folklorist, music pedagogue, and music promoter.
Milorad "Milo" Čavić (Милорад Чавић,; born May 31, 1984) is a Serbian former professional swimmer.
Milorad Pavić (Милорад Павић,; 15 October 1929 – 30 November 2009) was a Serbian novelist, poet, short story writer, and literary historian.
Milovan Djilas (Milovan Đilas/Милован Ђилас; 12 June 1911 – 20 April 1995) was a Yugoslav communist politician, theorist and author.
Milovan Glišić (6 January 1847 – 20 January 1908) was a Serbian writer, dramatist, translator, and literary theorist.
The Ministry of Culture and Information of the Republic of Serbia (Министарство културе и информисања / Ministarstvo kulture i informisanja) is the ministry in the Government of Serbia which is in the charge of culture and information.
The Ministry of Defence of Republic of Serbia (Министарство одбране / Ministarstvo odbrane) is the ministry in the Government of Serbia which is in the charge of defending the Republic of Serbia from internal and external military threats.
Miodrag Pavlović (Serbian Cyrillic: Миодраг Павловић;; 28 November 1928 – 17 August 2014), was a Serbian poet, writer and critic.
Miodrag Petrović (Миодраг Петровић,, 1 April 1924 – 20 October 2003), known by his stage name Čkalja (Чкаља), was a Serbian actor and one of the most popular comedians of former Yugoslavia.
Miroslava "Mira" Stupica (Мира Ступица; née Todorović; 17 August 1923 – 19 August 2016) was a Serbian actress best known for her work in the theater, but also had extensive career on television and in films.
Miroslav's Gospel (Мирослављево Јеванђеље / Miroslavljevo Jevanđelje) is a 362-page illuminated manuscript Gospel Book on parchment with very rich decorations.
Moesia (Latin: Moesia; Μοισία, Moisía) was an ancient region and later Roman province situated in the Balkans south of the Danube River.
"Molitva" (Serbian Cyrillic: Молитва; "Prayer") is a song with music by Vladimir Graić, lyrics by Saša Milošević Mare, and sung by Serbian singer Marija Šerifović.
An independence referendum was held in Montenegro on 21 May 2006.
The Montenegrins of Serbia (Montenegrin and Serbian: Crnogorci u Srbiji / Црногорци у Србији) are a national minority in the country.
Montenegro (Montenegrin: Црна Гора / Crna Gora, meaning "Black Mountain") is a sovereign state in Southeastern Europe.
Morava architectural school (Моравска школа архитeктуре/Moravska škola arhitekture), also known as the Morava style (Моравски стил/Moravski stil), or simply as the Morava school (Моравска школа/Moravska škola), is an ecclesiastical architectural style that flourished in the Serbian Late Middle Ages (ca. 1370 - 1459), during the reign of the Lazarević and Branković dynasties.
The Morava Valley (Поморавље/Pomoravlje), is a general term which in its widest sense marks valleys of any of three Morava rivers in Serbia: the West Morava (Западно Поморавље/Zapadno Pomoravlje), the South Morava (Јужно Поморавље/Južno Pomoravlje) and the Great Morava (Велико Поморавље/Veliko Pomoravlje).
Mortality rate, or death rate, is a measure of the number of deaths (in general, or due to a specific cause) in a particular population, scaled to the size of that population, per unit of time.
Mountain jets are a type of jet stream created by surface winds channeled through mountain passes, sometimes causing high wind speeds and drastic temperature changes.
A multiplex is a movie theater complex with multiple screens within a single complex.
The municipalities and cities (општине и градови / opštine i gradovi) are the second level administrative subdivisions of Serbia.
Museum of Contemporary Art (Музеј савремене уметности / Muzej savremene umetnosti) is an art museum in Belgrade, Serbia that collects and displays art produced since 1900 in Serbia and former Yugoslavia.
The Museum of Vojvodina is an art and natural history museum in Novi Sad, Serbia.
Musicology is the scholarly analysis and research-based study of music.
A Muslim (مُسلِم) is someone who follows or practices Islam, a monotheistic Abrahamic religion.
Muslims (Serbo-Croatian, Macedonian, and Slovene: Muslimani, Муслимани) was a term used in the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia as an official designation of ethnicity of Slavic Muslims and thus encompassed a number of ethnically distinct populations, most numerous being the Bosniaks of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Sandžak, along with smaller groups of Gorani in Kosovo and Macedonian Muslims (Torbeši).
Nađa Higl (Serbian Cyrillic: Нађа Хигл; born 2 January 1987) is a Serbian swimmer.
Nada Mamula (9 January 1927 – 11 October 2001) was a Serbian singer, born during the time of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia.
Senada "Nada" Topčagić (Нада Топчагић; born 1953) is a Serbian pop-folk singer.
Nadežda Petrović (Надежда Петровић; 11/12 October 1873 – 3 April 1915) was a Serbian painter from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Naftna Industrija Srbije (abbr. NIS; Petroleum Industry of Serbia) is a Serbian multinational oil and gas company with headquarters in NIS building, Novi Sad, Serbia.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research.
Nataša Bekvalac (Наташа Беквалац) (born 25 September 1980) is a Serbian pop star.
The National Assembly (Народна скупштина/Narodna skupština) is the unicameral legislature of Serbia.
The National Bank of Serbia (Народна банка Србије / Narodna banka Srbije) is the central bank of Serbia.
The national colours of Serbia are red, blue and white, the Flag of Serbia being commonly called trobojka (the tricolour).
National Geographic (formerly the National Geographic Magazine and branded also as NAT GEO or) is the official magazine of the National Geographic Society.
The National Library of Serbia (NLS) (Народна библиотека Србије / Narodna biblioteka Srbije) is the national library of Serbia, located in the capital city of Belgrade.
The National Museum of Serbia (Народни музеј Србије, Narodni muzej Srbije) is the largest and oldest museum in Serbia and former Yugoslavia.
The National Theatre (Народно позориште / Narodno pozorište) is a theatre located in Belgrade, Serbia.
The National Theatre (Народно позориште у Нишу or Narodno Pozorište u Nišu) is a theater in Serbia, that was founded in 1887 as "Sinđelić" Theatre, and reorganized in 1906 as National Theatre, following the completion of new theatre building.
The National Theatre (Народно позориште у Суботици / Narodno Pozorište u Subotici; Narodno kazalište u Subotici; Népszínház) is a theater in Subotica, Serbia.
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO; Organisation du Traité de l'Atlantique Nord; OTAN), also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance between 29 North American and European countries.
The NATO bombing of Yugoslavia was the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation's (NATO) military operation against the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (FRY) during the Kosovo War.
A Nature Park or Natural Park is a designation for a protected landscape by means of long-term planning, sustainable use and agriculture.
National Socialism (Nationalsozialismus), more commonly known as Nazism, is the ideology and practices associated with the Nazi Party – officially the National Socialist German Workers' Party (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei or NSDAP) – in Nazi Germany, and of other far-right groups with similar aims.
The Near East is a geographical term that roughly encompasses Western Asia.
Nedeljnik (Serbian Cyrillic: Недељник) is a weekly newsmagazine published in Belgrade, Serbia.
Nemanja Vidić (Немања Видић,; born 21 October 1981) is a Serbian retired professional footballer.
The Nemanjić (Немањић, Nemanjići / Немањићи) was the most important dynasty of Serbia in the Middle Ages.
Nenad Zimonjić (Ненад Зимоњић,; born 4 June 1976) is a Serbian professional tennis player who was ranked World No.
Neoclassicism (from Greek νέος nèos, "new" and Latin classicus, "of the highest rank") is the name given to Western movements in the decorative and visual arts, literature, theatre, music, and architecture that draw inspiration from the "classical" art and culture of classical antiquity.
The Neolithic was a period in the development of human technology, beginning about 10,200 BC, according to the ASPRO chronology, in some parts of Western Asia, and later in other parts of the world and ending between 4500 and 2000 BC.
The Neretva (Неретва), also known as the Narenta, is the largest river of the eastern part of the Adriatic basin.
Nestlé S.A. is a Swiss transnational food and drink company headquartered in Vevey, Vaud, Switzerland.
A neutral country is a state, which is either neutral towards belligerents in a specific war, or holds itself as permanently neutral in all future conflicts (including avoiding entering into military alliances such as NATO).
Neverne Bebe (Неверне Бебе; trans. The Unfaithful Babies) are a Serbian rock band from Belgrade.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
A news magazine is a typed, printed, and published piece of paper, magazine or a radio or television program, usually weekly, consisting of articles about current events.
A newspaper is a periodical publication containing written information about current events.
A newspaper of record is a major newspaper that has a large circulation and whose editorial and news-gathering functions are considered professional and typically authoritative.
Niš (Ниш) is the third-largest city in Serbia and the administrative center of the Nišava District.
Niš Constantine the Great Airport (Аеродром Константин Велики Ниш / Aerodrom Konstantin Veliki Niš), located northwest of downtown Niš in the suburbs of Medoševac and Popovac.
The Niš Symphony Orchestra (Serbian: Нишки симфонијски оркестар / Niški simfonijski orkestar) is an orchestra based in the city of Niš, Serbia.
Niš-Ekspres (full legal name: Akcionarsko društvo za saobraćajnu delatnost Niš-Ekspres Niš) is a bus company based in Niš, Serbia.
Nišville (Serbian: Нишвил, Nišvil) is an annual summer music festival in the Ancient Fortress of Niš, Serbia.
Nikola Nešković (1740–1789) was the most famous Serbian religious painter of the 18th century.
Nikola Pašić (Никола Пашић,; 18 December 1845 – 10 December 1926) was a Serbian and Yugoslav politician and diplomat who was the most important Serbian political figure for almost 40 years, the leader of the People's Radical Party who, among other posts, was twice a mayor of Belgrade (1890–91 and 1897) several times Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Serbia (1891–92, 1904–05, 1906–08, 1909–11, 1912–18) and Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia (1918, 1921–24, 1924–26.) He was an important politician in the Balkans, who, together with his counterparts like Eleftherios Venizelos in Greece, managed to strengthen their small, still emerging national states against strong foreign influences, most notably those of Austria-Hungary, the Ottoman Empire and the Russian Empire.
Nikola Simić (Никола Симић; 18 May 1934 – 9 November 2014) was a Serbian actor, best known for his role as Mita Pantić in several films, most notably the 1982 Yugoslav film Tesna koža.
Nikola Tesla (Никола Тесла; 10 July 1856 – 7 January 1943) was a Serbian-American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, physicist, and futurist who is best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current (AC) electricity supply system.
NIN (НИН) is a weekly newsmagazine published in Belgrade, Serbia.
The NIN Award (Ninova nagrada, Нинова награда; officially Award for Best Novel of the Year) is a prestigious Serbian (and previously Yugoslavian) literary award established in 1954 by the ''NIN'' weekly and is given annually for the best newly published novel in Serbian literature (previously Yugoslav literature).
The Nobel Prize in Literature (Nobelpriset i litteratur) is a Swedish literature prize that has been awarded annually, since 1901, to an author from any country who has, in the words of the will of Swedish industrialist Alfred Nobel, produced "in the field of literature the most outstanding work in an ideal direction" (original Swedish: "den som inom litteraturen har producerat det mest framstående verket i en idealisk riktning").
The nomenklatura (p; nomenclatura) were a category of people within the Soviet Union and other Eastern Bloc countries who held various key administrative positions in the bureaucracy, running all spheres of those countries' activity: government, industry, agriculture, education, etc., whose positions were granted only with approval by the communist party of each country or region.
North Kosovo (Северно Косово/Severno Kosovo; Kosova Veriore), also known as the Ibarski Kolašin (Serbian Cyrillic: Ибарски Колашин; Koloshini i Ibrit), is a region in the northern part of Kosovo, composed of four municipalities with ethnic Kosovo Serbs majority: North Mitrovica, Leposavić, Zvečan and Zubin Potok.
The North Sea (Mare Germanicum) is a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean located between Great Britain, Scandinavia, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and France.
Novak Djokovic (Novak Đoković / Новак Ђоковић,; born 22 May 1987) is a Serbian professional tennis player who is currently ranked world No.
Novi Sad (Нови Сад,; Újvidék; Nový Sad; see below for other names) is the second largest city of Serbia, the capital of the autonomous province of Vojvodina and the administrative center of the South Bačka District.
The Novi Sad raid, also known as the Raid in southern Bačka, the Novi Sad massacre, the Újvidék massacre, or simply The Raid (Рација / Racija), was a military operation carried out by the Honvédség, the armed forces of Hungary, during World War II.
An oblast is a type of administrative division of Belarus, Bulgaria, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Ukraine, and the former Soviet Union and Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes.
The Obrenović (Обрeновић, Obrenovići / Обреновићи) was a Serbian dynasty that ruled Serbia from 1815 to 1842, and again from 1858 to 1903.
Olivera Katarina (Оливера Катарина; née Petrović (Петровић); born 5 March 1940), also previously known as Olivera Vučo (Оливера Вучо) and Olivera Šakić (Оливера Шакић), is a Serbian actress, singer and writer.
Olivera Marković (née Đorđević; Оливера Марковић; 3 May 1925 – 2 July 2011) was a Serbian actress.
A one-party state, single-party state, one-party system, or single-party system is a type of state in which one political party has the right to form the government, usually based on the existing constitution.
Oral literature or folk literature corresponds in the sphere of the spoken (oral) word to literature as literature operates in the domain of the written word.
The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) is the world's largest security-oriented intergovernmental organization.
The Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) is a regional international organization focusing on multilateral political and economic initiatives aimed at fostering cooperation, peace, stability and prosperity in the Black Sea region.
Orthodox Celts is a Serbian band which plays Irish folk music combined with rock elements.
Omladinsko sportsko društvo Beograd, (Омладинско спортско друштво Београд; English: Youth Sports Association Belgrade), commonly abbreviated as OSD Beograd (ОСД Београд), is a multi-sports club from Belgrade, Serbia.
Oskar Davičo (Оскар Давичо; 1909—1989) was a distinguished Serbian and Yugoslavian novelist and poet.
Ostrvica or Ostrovica (Sivrice Hisar) was a small fortified town built on one of the peaks of Rudnik mountain, northwest of the town of Rudnik.
The Ottoman Empire (دولت عليه عثمانیه,, literally The Exalted Ottoman State; Modern Turkish: Osmanlı İmparatorluğu or Osmanlı Devleti), also historically known in Western Europe as the Turkish Empire"The Ottoman Empire-also known in Europe as the Turkish Empire" or simply Turkey, was a state that controlled much of Southeast Europe, Western Asia and North Africa between the 14th and early 20th centuries.
The Ottoman Turks (or Osmanlı Turks, Osmanlı Türkleri) were the Turkish-speaking population of the Ottoman Empire who formed the base of the state's military and ruling classes.
The Ottoman–Habsburg wars were fought from the 16th through the 18th centuries between the Ottoman Empire and the Habsburg (later Austrian) Empire, which was at times supported by the Holy Roman Empire, Kingdom of Hungary, Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, and Habsburg Spain.
Our Lady of Ljeviš (Богородица Љевишка, Bogorodica Ljeviška; Kisha e Shën Premtës) is a 14th-century Serbian Orthodox church in the town of Prizren, located in southern Kosovo.
The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Serbia: Serbia – landlocked sovereign country located in Southeastern Europe and comprising the southern portion of the Pannonian Plain and a central portion of the Balkan Peninsula.
The overthrow of Slobodan Milošević occurred on 5 October 2000, in Belgrade, in the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, following the presidential election on September 24th, and culminating in the downfall of Slobodan Milošević's government on 5 October 2000.
An oxbow lake is a U-shaped lake that forms when a wide meander from the main stem of a river is cut off, creating a free-standing body of water.
Pavle "Paja" Jovanović (Павле "Паја" Јовановић;; 16 June 1859 – 30 November 1957) was a Serbian Realist painter, along with Uroš Predić and Đorđe Krstić.
The Paleolithic or Palaeolithic is a period in human prehistory distinguished by the original development of stone tools that covers c. 95% of human technological prehistory.
The Palme d'Or (Golden Palm) is the highest prize awarded at the Cannes Film Festival.
The Corridor X is one of the pan-European corridors.
, formerly known as, is a Japanese multinational electronics corporation headquartered in Kadoma, Osaka, Japan.
Pančevo (Serbian Cyrillic: Панчево,, Pancsova, Panciova, Pánčevo) is a city and the administrative center of the South Banat District in autonomous province of Vojvodina, Serbia.
Pannonia was a province of the Roman Empire bounded north and east by the Danube, coterminous westward with Noricum and upper Italy, and southward with Dalmatia and upper Moesia.
The Pannonian Basin, or Carpathian Basin, is a large basin in Central Europe.
Pannonian Rusyn (руски язик or руска бешеда), or simply Rusyn (or Ruthenian), is a dialect of Rusyn language spoken by the Pannonian Rusyns, in north-western Serbia (Bačka region) and eastern Croatia.
Rusyns in Pannonia, or simply Rusyns or Ruthenians (Rusyn: Руснаци or Русини, Serbian: Русини/Rusini, Croatian: Rusini), are a regional minority subgroup of the Rusyns, an Eastern Slavic peoples.
A parliamentary republic is a republic that operates under a parliamentary system of government where the executive branch (the government) derives its legitimacy from and is accountable to the legislature (the parliament).
A parliamentary system is a system of democratic governance of a state where the executive branch derives its democratic legitimacy from its ability to command the confidence of the legislative branch, typically a parliament, and is also held accountable to that parliament.
Partibrejkers (Serbian Cyrillic: Партибрејкерс, transliteration for: Partybreakers) is a Serbian rock band from Belgrade, as well as one of the most acclaimed acts of the Yugoslav rock scene.
The Partnership for Peace (PfP) is a North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) program aimed at creating trust between NATO and other states in Europe and the former Soviet Union; 21 states are members.
The Patriarchate of Peć Monastery (Манастир Пећка патријаршија / Manastir Pećka patrijaršija;, Patrikana e Pejës) or Patriarchal Monastery of Peć is a medieval Serbian Orthodox monastery located near the city of Peć, in Kosovo.
Pavle "Paja" Vuisić (Павле "Паја" Вуисић; 10 July 1926 – 1 October 1988) was a Serbian actor, known as one of the most recognizable faces of former Yugoslav cinema.
Pay television, subscription television, premium television, or premium channels are subscription-based television services, usually provided by both analog and digital cable and satellite television, but also increasingly via digital terrestrial and internet television.
The Pčinja (Serbian and Macedonian Пчиња) is a 135 km long river in Serbia and Macedonia, a left tributary of the Vardar river.
The Pešter plateau (Пештерска висораван/Pešterska visoravan; Rrafshnalta e Peshterit), or simply Pešter (Пештер,; Peshter), is a karst plateau in southwestern Serbia, in the Raška (or Sandžak) region.
Predrag Stojaković (Предраг Стојаковић,; born June 9, 1977), also known by his nickname Peja (sr. Peđa/Pedja/Пеђа), is a Serbian professional basketball executive and former player.
PepsiCo, Inc. is an American multinational food, snack, and beverage corporation headquartered in Purchase, New York.
Perućac (Перућац) is a village in western Serbia, in the municipality of Bajina Bašta.
Petar Konjović (Петар Коњовић,, 5 May 1883 – 1 October 1970) was a Serbian composer, born in Čurug (Bačka), Austria-Hungary Empire.
Petar Lubarda (Петар Лубарда; 27 July 1907 – 13 February 1974) was a Yugoslav and Serbian painter.
Peter I (Petar/Петар; – 16 August 1921) reigned as the last King of Serbia (1903–1918) and as the first King of the Serbs, Croats and Slovenes (1918–1921).
Peter II (Petar/Петар; 6 September 1923 – 3 November 1970) was the last King of Yugoslavia, and the last reigning member of the Karađorđević dynasty which came to prominence in the early 19th century.
Petrović-Njegoš (Montenegrin and Serbian Cyrillic: Петровић-Његош, Petrović-Njegoši / Петровић-Његоши) is the name of the family that ruled Montenegro from 1696 to 1916.
Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) is an American multinational cigarette and tobacco manufacturing company, with products sold in over 180 countries outside the United States.
Pink International Company (full legal name: Preduzeće za informisanje i marketing Pink International Company d.o.o. Beograd) is a Serbian media company headquartered in Belgrade.
Pirot rug, Pirot carpet or Pirot kilim (Пиротски ћилим / Pirotski ćilim) refers to a variety of flat tapestry-woven rugs traditionally produced in Pirot, a town in southeastern Serbia.
Playboy is an American men's lifestyle and entertainment magazine.
Pljeskavica (пљескавица), a grilled dish of spiced meat patty mixture of pork, beef and lamb, is a national dish of Serbia, also popular in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia.
A plum is a fruit of the subgenus Prunus of the genus Prunus. The subgenus is distinguished from other subgenera (peaches, cherries, bird cherries, etc.) in the shoots having terminal bud and solitary side buds (not clustered), the flowers in groups of one to five together on short stems, and the fruit having a groove running down one side and a smooth stone (or pit).
The Great National Assembly of the Serb People in Montenegro (Велика народна скупштина Српског Народа у Црној Гори/Velika narodna skupština Srpskog Naroda u Crnoj Gori), known as the Podgorica Assembly (Подгоричка скупштина/Podgorička skupština), was an assembly of the representative body of the Montenegrin people (the Kingdom of Montenegro) in November 1918, after World War I, that was to decide whether Montenegro was to unite with the Kingdom of Serbia.
The political status of Kosovo, also known as the Kosovo question (Косовско питање/Kosovsko pitanje) is the subject of a long-running political and territorial dispute between the Serbian (and previously, Yugoslav) government and the Albanian leadership in the Assembly of Kosovo, stemming from the breakup of Yugoslavia at the end of the 20th century, and the ensuing Kosovo War (1998–99).
Politika (Политика; Politics) is a Serbian daily newspaper, published in Belgrade.
Politikin Zabavnik (Serbian Cyrillic: Политикин Забавник) is a popular magazine in Serbia, published by Politika Newspapers and Magazines.
Pop music is a genre of popular music that originated in its modern form in the United States and United Kingdom during the mid-1950s.
SFR Yugoslav pop and rock scene includes the pop and rock music of the former SFR Yugoslavia, including all their genres and subgenres.
Poultry are domesticated birds kept by humans for their eggs, their meat or their feathers.
Praevalitana (also Prevalitana, Prevaliana, Praevaliana or Prevalis) was a Late Roman province that existed between 284 and 476.
Prahovo is a village in the municipality of Negotin, Serbia.
The President of Serbia (Председник Србије / Predsednik Srbije), officially styled as the President of the Republic, is the head of state of Serbia.
The Press Freedom Index is an annual ranking of countries compiled and published by Reporters Without Borders based upon the organisation's own assessment of the countries' press freedom records in the previous year.
The Prime Minister of Serbia (Премијер Србије / Premijer Srbije), officially the President of the Government of the Republic of Serbia (Председник Владе Републике Србије / Predsednik Vlade Republike Srbije), is the head of the Government of Serbia.
Marko Mrnjavčević (Марко Мрњавчевић,; – 17 May 1395) was the de jure Serbian king from 1371 to 1395, while he was the de facto ruler of territory in western Macedonia centered on the town of Prilep.
Prince Paul of Yugoslavia, also known as Paul Karađorđević (Pavle Karađorđević, Павле Карађорђевић, English transliteration: Paul Karageorgevich; 27 April 1893 – 14 September 1976), was regent of Yugoslavia during the minority of King Peter II.
The Principality of Serbia (Кнежевина Србија / Kneževina Srbija) was a semi-independent state in the Balkans that came into existence as a result of the Serbian Revolution, which lasted between 1804 and 1817.
The Principality of Serbia (Кнежевина Србија / Kneževina Srbija) or Serbian Principality (Cрпска кнежевина / Srpska kneževina), was an early medieval state of the Serbs, located in western regions of Southeastern Europe.
Professionalization is a social process by which any trade or occupation transforms itself into a true "profession of the highest integrity and competence." The definition of what constitutes a profession is often contested.
Proja (Cyrillic: Пpoja) is a Balkan dish made of corn flour, baking powder, sunflower oil, sparkling water and salt.
Proportional representation (PR) characterizes electoral systems by which divisions into an electorate are reflected proportionately into the elected body.
Prosper Mérimée (28 September 1803 – 23 September 1870) was an important French writer in the school of Romanticism, and one of the pioneers of the novella, a short novel or long short story.
Protestantism is the second largest form of Christianity with collectively more than 900 million adherents worldwide or nearly 40% of all Christians.
Prva or Prva srpska televizija (Прва српска телевизија, "First Serbian Television") is a Serbian commercial television network with national coverage.
Psaltery 1700 – Venitian school A psaltery (or sawtry) is a stringed instrument of the zither family.
A puppet state is a state that is supposedly independent but is in fact dependent upon an outside power.
Purchasing power parity (PPP) is a neoclassical economic theory that states that the exchange rate between two countries is equal to the ratio of the currencies' respective purchasing power.
Raška (Рашка) or Old Raška (Стара Рашка/Stara Raška) is a region in south-western Serbia, Kosovo and northern Montenegro.
Radio Belgrade (Радио Београд, Radio Beograd) is a state-owned and operated radio station in Belgrade, Serbia.
Radio Television of Serbia (Радио-телевизија Србије (РТС)/Radio-televizija Srbije (RTS)) is the public broadcaster in Serbia.
Radmila Savićević (8 February 1926 - 8 November 2001) was a Serbian actress.
Radoje Domanović (Serbian Cyrillic: Радоје Домановић) (February 16, 1873 - August 17, 1908) was a Serbian writer and teacher, most famous for his satirical short stories.
Rafting and white water rafting are recreational outdoor activities which use an inflatable raft to navigate a river or other body of water.
Rakia or Rakija is the collective term for fruit brandy popular in the Balkans.
The Ram Fortress (Тврђава Рам / Tvrđava Ram) is a 15th century fort situated on a steep slope on the right bank of the Danube, in the village of Ram, municipality of Veliko Gradište, eastern Serbia.
Antonije Pušić (Антоније Пушић, June 14, 1963), known professionally as Rambo Amadeus (Рамбо Амадеус) is a Montenegrin-born Serbian musician, author and performer.
The Rasina District (Расински округ / Rasinski okrug) is one of eight administrative districts of Šumadija and Western Serbia.
The raspberry is the edible fruit of a multitude of plant species in the genus Rubus of the rose family, most of which are in the subgenus Idaeobatus; the name also applies to these plants themselves.
Rastko Petrović (Belgrade, – Washington, D.C.) was a Serbian poet, writer, diplomat, literary and art critic.
In philosophy, rationalism is the epistemological view that "regards reason as the chief source and test of knowledge" or "any view appealing to reason as a source of knowledge or justification".
Ravanica (Serbian Cyrillic: Раваница) is a Serbian Orthodox monastery on Kučaj mountains near Ćuprija in Central Serbia.
A rayah or reaya (from ra`aya, a plural of رعيّة ra`iya "flock, subject", also spelled raya, raja, raiah, re'aya; Ottoman Turkish رعايا; Modern Turkish râya or reaya) was a member of the tax-paying lower class of Ottoman society, in contrast to the askeri (upper class) and kul (slaves).
RB Kolubara (full legal name: Privredno društvo za proizvodnju, preradu i transport uglja Rudarski basen Kolubara d.o.o. Lazarevac; Company for the production, processing and transport of coal mine basin Kolubara Ltd. Lazarevac) is a Serbian coal mining and smelting complex with headquarters in Lazarevac, Kolubara District.
Realism, sometimes called naturalism, in the arts is generally the attempt to represent subject matter truthfully, without artificiality and avoiding artistic conventions, or implausible, exotic, and supernatural elements.
Recycling is the process of converting waste materials into new materials and objects.
Fudbalski klub Crvena zvezda (Фудбалски клуб Црвена звезда), commonly known in English as Red Star Belgrade (Црвена звезда Београд / Crvena zvezda Beograd) or simply Red Star, is a Serbian professional football club based in Belgrade, the major part of the Red Star multi-sport club.
The Reformed Church in Hungary (Magyarországi Református Egyház) is the largest Protestant church in Hungary.
A refugee, generally speaking, is a displaced person who has been forced to cross national boundaries and who cannot return home safely (for more detail see legal definition).
Remesiana was an ancient Roman city and former bishopric, which remains a Latin Catholic titular see, located around and under the modern city of Bela Palanka, okrug (district) of Pirot, in Serbia.
The Renaissance is a period in European history, covering the span between the 14th and 17th centuries.
Reporters Without Borders (RWB), or Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF), is an international non-profit, non-governmental organization that promotes and defends freedom of information and freedom of the press.
Macedonia (translit), officially the Republic of Macedonia, is a country in the Balkan peninsula in Southeast Europe.
The Republic of Užice (Užička republika / Ужичка република) was a short-lived liberated Yugoslav territory and the first liberated territory in World War II Europe, organized as a military mini-state that existed in the autumn of 1941 in occupied Yugoslavia, more specifically the western part of the Territory of the Military Commander in Serbia.
The Republic of Venice (Repubblica di Venezia, later: Repubblica Veneta; Repùblica de Venèsia, later: Repùblica Vèneta), traditionally known as La Serenissima (Most Serene Republic of Venice) (Serenissima Repubblica di Venezia; Serenìsima Repùblica Vèneta), was a sovereign state and maritime republic in northeastern Italy, which existed for a millennium between the 8th century and the 18th century.
Republika Srpska (Република Српскa,; literally "Serb Republic") is one of two constitutional and legal entities of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the other being the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
A reservoir (from French réservoir – a "tank") is a storage space for fluids.
A set of revolutions took place in the Austrian Empire from March 1848 to November 1849.
The Rhine–Main–Danube Canal (German: Rhein-Main-Donau-Kanal; also called Main-Danube Canal, RMD Canal or Europa Canal), in Bavaria, Germany, connects the Main and the Danube rivers across the European Watershed, running from Bamberg via Nuremberg to Kelheim.
The Rhodopes (Родопи, Rodopi; Ροδόπη, Rodopi; Rodoplar) are a mountain range in Southeastern Europe, with over 83% of its area in southern Bulgaria and the remainder in Greece.
Riblja Čorba (Рибља Чорба, pronounced; translation: Fish Stew) is a Serbian and Yugoslav rock band from Belgrade.
Ritam Nereda (Serbian Cyrillic: Ритам Нереда; trans. Rhythm of Disorder) is a Serbian and Yugoslav oi!/punk rock band from Novi Sad.
Robert Bosch GmbH, or Bosch, is a German multinational engineering and electronics company headquartered in Gerlingen, near Stuttgart, Germany.
Serbian rock is the rock music scene of Serbia.
The Roman Empire (Imperium Rōmānum,; Koine and Medieval Greek: Βασιλεία τῶν Ῥωμαίων, tr.) was the post-Roman Republic period of the ancient Roman civilization, characterized by government headed by emperors and large territorial holdings around the Mediterranean Sea in Europe, Africa and Asia.
In Ancient Rome, a province (Latin: provincia, pl. provinciae) was the basic and, until the Tetrarchy (from 293 AD), the largest territorial and administrative unit of the empire's territorial possessions outside Italy.
Romanesque art is the art of Europe from approximately 1000 AD to the rise of the Gothic style in the 12th century, or later, depending on region.
The Romani (also spelled Romany), or Roma, are a traditionally itinerant ethnic group, living mostly in Europe and the Americas and originating from the northern Indian subcontinent, from the Rajasthan, Haryana, Punjab and Sindh regions of modern-day India and Pakistan.
Romani people or Roma (Роми/Romi) are the third largest ethnic group in Serbia, numbering 147,604 (2.1%) according to the 2011 census.
Romania (România) is a sovereign state located at the crossroads of Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe.
Romanian (obsolete spellings Rumanian, Roumanian; autonym: limba română, "the Romanian language", or românește, lit. "in Romanian") is an East Romance language spoken by approximately 24–26 million people as a native language, primarily in Romania and Moldova, and by another 4 million people as a second language.
Romanians (Românii din Serbia, Румуни у Србији / Rumuni u Srbiji) are a recognised national minority in Serbia.
Rome (Roma; Roma) is the capital city of Italy and a special comune (named Comune di Roma Capitale).
RTB Bor (Rudarsko-topioničarski basen Bor) is a copper mining and smelting complex located in Bor, Serbia.
RTS1 (Serbian Cyrillic: РТС1; First program of RTS (Први програм РТС-а/Prvi program RTS-a), First channel of RTS (Први канал РТС-а/ Prvi program RTS-a) or only First (Први/ Prvi)) is a Serbian public mainstream TV channel operated by RTS.
RTS2 (Serbian Cyrillic: РТС2; Second program of RTS (Други програм РТС-а/Drugi program RTS-a), Second channel of RTS (Други канал РТС-а/ Drugi program RTS-a) or only Second (Други/ Drugi)) is a Serbian public TV channel operated by RTS.
Radio Television Pink (Радио-телевизија Пинк (РТВ Пинк)/Radio-televizija Pink (RTV Pink), also known as TV Pink or just Pink) is a popular, privately owned, national TV network in Serbia.
Ružica Sokić (Ружица Сокић; 14 December 1934 – 19 December 2013), also known as Ruža Soda, was a Serbian actress and writer.
Russian–Serbian relations (российско-сербские отношения, руско-српски односи) refer to bilateral foreign relations between Serbia and Russia.
The Russian Empire (Российская Империя) or Russia was an empire that existed across Eurasia and North America from 1721, following the end of the Great Northern War, until the Republic was proclaimed by the Provisional Government that took power after the February Revolution of 1917.
The Russo-Turkish War of 1877–78 (lit, named for the year 1293 in the Islamic calendar; Руско-турска Освободителна война, Russian-Turkish Liberation war) was a conflict between the Ottoman Empire and the Eastern Orthodox coalition led by the Russian Empire and composed of Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia, and Montenegro.
Rusyn (Carpathian Rusyn), по нашому (po našomu); Pannonian Rusyn)), also known in English as Ruthene (sometimes Ruthenian), is a Slavic language spoken by the Rusyns of Eastern Europe.
Aleksandar "Saša" Matić (Александар Саша Матић, born 26 April 1978) is a Serbian pop-folk singer.
Saint Sava (Свети Сава / Sveti Sava,, 1174 – 14 January 1236), known as The Enlightener, was a Serbian prince and Orthodox monk, the first Archbishop of the autocephalous Serbian Church, the founder of Serbian law, and a diplomat.
Saints Cyril and Methodius (826–869, 815–885; Κύριλλος καὶ Μεθόδιος; Old Church Slavonic) were two brothers who were Byzantine Christian theologians and Christian missionaries.
Salt, table salt or common salt is a mineral composed primarily of sodium chloride (NaCl), a chemical compound belonging to the larger class of salts; salt in its natural form as a crystalline mineral is known as rock salt or halite.
During the Yugoslav Wars of the 1990s and early 2000s, several rounds of international sanctions were imposed against the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, which from 1992 consisted only of the Yugoslav republics of Serbia and Montenegro.
Sandžak (Санџак) or Sanjak is a historical geo-political region, now divided by the border between Serbia and Montenegro.
The Sanjak of Novi Pazar (Novopazarski sandžak; Новопазарски санџак; Yeni Pazar sancağı) was an Ottoman sanjak (second-level administrative unit) that was created in 1865.
Sarajevo (see names in other languages) is the capital and largest city of Bosnia and Herzegovina, with a population of 275,524 in its current administrative limits.
Sarma (from Turkish word "sarmak", meaning "to roll") is a dish of grape, cabbage, monk's rhubarb or chard leaves rolled around a filling usually based on minced meat, or a sweet dish of filo dough wrapped around a filling often of various kinds of chopped nuts.
The Sarmatians (Sarmatae, Sauromatae; Greek: Σαρμάται, Σαυρομάται) were a large Iranian confederation that existed in classical antiquity, flourishing from about the 5th century BC to the 4th century AD.
Sveže Amputirana Ruka Satrijanija (Свеже ампутирана рука Сатријанија; trans. The Freshly Amputated Arm of Satriani), or S.A.R.S. for short, are a Serbian alternative rock band from Belgrade.
The Sava (Сава) is a river in Central and Southeastern Europe, a right tributary of the Danube.
Sava Šumanović (Сава Шумановић; 22 January 1896–30 August 1942) was a Yugoslav painter.
The Scordisci (Σκορδίσκοι, Скордисци) were a Celtic Iron Age tribe centered in the territory of present-day Serbia, at the confluence of the Savus (Sava), Dravus (Drava) and Danube rivers.
Sportsko društvo Crvena zvezda (Спортско друштво Црвена звезда; English: Sports Society Red Star), commonly abbreviated as SD Crvena zvezda (СД Црвена звезда), is a multi-sport club from Belgrade, Serbia.
Sportsko društvo Vojvodina (Спортско друштво Војводина; English: Vojvodina Sports Society), commonly abbreviated as SD Vojvodina Novi Sad, formed in 1914, is a multi-sport club in Novi Sad, Serbia.
The Second Balkan War was a conflict which broke out when Bulgaria, dissatisfied with its share of the spoils of the First Balkan War, attacked its former allies, Serbia and Greece, on 16 (O.S.) / 29 (N.S.) June 1913.
The Second Serbian Uprising (1815–1817) was the second phase of the Serbian Revolution against the Ottoman Empire, which erupted shortly after the re-annexation of the country to the Ottoman Empire in 1813.
A second-class citizen is a person who is systematically discriminated against within a state or other political jurisdiction, despite their nominal status as a citizen or legal resident there.
A secular state is an idea pertaining to secularism, whereby a state is or purports to be officially neutral in matters of religion, supporting neither religion nor irreligion.
The Security Intelligence Agency (Безбедносно-информативна агенција / Bezbednosno-informativna agencija; abbr. BIA) is a national intelligence agency of Serbia.
Svetlana Seka Aleksić (born 23 April 1981), married Piljikić, is a popular Serbian pop-folk recording artist.
Jelisaveta "Seka" Sablić (Јелисавета "Сека" Саблић, born June 13, 1942) is an award-winning Serbian actress.
Serb Republic may refer to.
Serbia, is a southeastern European country.
Serbia and Montenegro (Srbija i Crna Gora, Србија и Црна Гора; SCG, СЦГ), officially the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro (Državna Zajednica Srbija i Crna Gora, Државна Заједница Србија и Црна Гора), was a country in Southeast Europe, created from the two remaining federal republics of Yugoslavia after its breakup in 1992.
The Serbian Davis Cup team represents Serbia in the Davis Cup tennis competition.
The Serbian Fed Cup team represents Serbia in Fed Cup tennis competition and are governed by the Tennis Federation of Serbia.
The medieval history of Serbia begins in the 6th century with the Slavic invasion of the Balkans, and lasts until the Ottoman occupation of 1540.
The Serbian men's national basketball team is controlled by the Basketball Federation of Serbia.
The Serbia men's national volleyball team is the national team of Serbia.
The Serbia men's national water polo team represents Serbia in international water polo competitions and is controlled by the Water Polo Association of Serbia.
The Serbia national football team (Фудбалска репрезентација Србије / Fudbalska reprezentacija Srbije) represents Serbia in association football and is controlled by the Football Association of Serbia, the governing body for football in the country.
The Serbian women's national basketball team (Женска кошаркашка репрезентација Србије / Ženska košarkaška reprezentacija Srbije) represents Serbia in international basketball matches and is controlled by the Basketball Federation of Serbia.
The Serbia women's national volleyball team is governed by the Volleyball Federation of Serbia and takes part in international volleyball competitions.
The Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts (Српска академија наука и уметности/Srpska akademija nauka i umetnosti, abbr. САНУ/SANU) is a national academy and the most prominent academic institution in Serbia, founded in 1841.
The Serbian Air Force and Air Defence (Ратно ваздухопловство и противваздухопловна одбрана / Ratno vazduhoplovstvo i protivvazduhoplovna odbrana), is the air force of Serbia and service branch of the Serbian Armed Forces.
The Serbian Army (Копнена Војска / Kopnena Vojska, lit.) is the land-based component of the Serbian Armed Forces, responsible for defending the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Serbia from foreign hostiles; participating in peacekeeping operations; and providing humanitarian aid and disaster relief.
Following the October 1915 invasion of Serbia during World War I by the German, Austro-Hungarian and Bulgarian armies, the Serbian army retreated through Albania, an event sometimes called the Albanian golgotha (translit).
The Serbian Campaign of World War I was fought from late July 1914, when Austria-Hungary invaded the Kingdom of Serbia at the outset of World War I, until the war's conclusion in November 1918.
The Serbian Cyrillic alphabet (српска ћирилица/srpska ćirilica, pronounced) is an adaptation of the Cyrillic script for the Serbian language, developed in 1818 by Serbian linguist Vuk Karadžić.
Dancing tradition in Serbia is represented by various styles of dances in the country.
The Serbian Despotate (Српска деспотовина / Srpska despotovina) was a medieval Serbian state in the first half of the 15th century.
The dinar (динар,; paucal: dinara / динара) is the currency of Serbia.
The Serbian Empire (Српско царство/Srpsko carstvo) is a historiographical term for the empire in the Balkan peninsula that emerged from the medieval Serbian Kingdom.
Serb epic poetry (Српске епске народне песме/Srpske epske narodne pesme) is a form of epic poetry created by Serbs originating in today's Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia and Montenegro.
Serbian (српски / srpski) is the standardized variety of the Serbo-Croatian language mainly used by Serbs.
The Serbian National Theatre (Српско народно позориште / Srpsko narodno pozorište), located in Novi Sad, is one of the major theatres of Serbia.
The Serbian Orthodox Church (Српска православна црква / Srpska pravoslavna crkva) is one of the autocephalous Eastern Orthodox Christian Churches.
The Serbian Patriarchate of Peć (Српска патријаршија у Пећи, Srpska patrijaršija u Peći) or just Patriarchate of Peć (Пећка патријаршија, Pećka patrijaršija), was an autocephalous Eastern Orthodox Patriarchate that existed from 1346 to 1766 with seat in Patriarchal Monastery of Peć.
Serbian pop is the pop music scene of Serbia.
The Serbian Progressive Party (Српска напредна странка/Srpska napredna stranka or CHC/SNS) is a populist conservative political party in Serbia.
The Serbian Radical Party (Српска радикална странка, CPC / Srpska radikalna stranka, SRS) is a Serbian nationalist political party in Serbia.
Serbian Railways (Железнице Србије / Železnice Srbije; abbr. ŽS / ЖС) is a Serbian engineering and technical consulting company based in Belgrade, Serbia.
The Serbian Revolution was a national uprising and constitutional change in Serbia that took place between 1804 and 1835, during which this territory evolved from an Ottoman province into a rebel territory, a constitutional monarchy and modern Serbia.
The Serbian River Flotilla (Речна Флотила, Rečna flotila) is the specific unit of the Serbian Land Forces with the task of keeping an optimum operational regime of sailing and of protection of Serbian interests in interior sailing corridors.
The Serbian State Guard or SDS (Српска државна стража / Srpska državna straža; Serbische Staatsgarde) was a collaborationist paramilitary force used to impose law and order within the German occupied territory of Serbia during World War II.
The Serbian Vojvodina (Српска Војводина / Srpska Vojvodina) was a short-lived self-proclaimed Serb autonomous province within the Austrian Empire during the Revolutions of 1848, which existed until 1849 when it was transformed into the new (official) Austrian province named Voivodeship of Serbia and Banat of Temeschwar.
The Serbian Volunteer Corps or SDK (Српски добровољачки корпус / Srpski dobrovoljački korpus; Serbisches Freiwilligenkorps), also known as Ljotićevci (Љотићевци) after their ideological leader Dimitrije Ljotić, was the party army of Zbor and collaborationist anti-Partisan military formation that was raised in the Territory of the Military Commander in Serbia during World War II.
There are nearly 70,000 hectares of vineyards in Serbia, producing about 425,000 tons of grapes annually.
Serbians (Србијанци / Srbijanci) is a demonym for the inhabitants of Serbia, most often used for the country's ethnic Serbs, though correctly used for citizens regardless of ethnicity.
The Serbs (Срби / Srbi) are a South Slavic ethnic group that formed in the Balkans.
Serfdom is the status of many peasants under feudalism, specifically relating to manorialism.
In economics, a service is a transaction in which no physical goods are transferred from the seller to the buyer.
The Sićevo Gorge (Sićevačka klisura; Сићевачка клисура), a river gorge and archaeological site in southeastern Serbia is the locally most prominent geological and topographic feature formed by the Nišava River.
Siemens AG is a German conglomerate company headquartered in Berlin and Munich and the largest industrial manufacturing company in Europe with branch offices abroad.
Zilha Bajraktarević (18 May 1938 – 10 October 1976), known professionally as Silvana Armenulić, was a Yugoslav singer-songwriter and actress from Bosnia and Herzegovina and one of the most prominent commercial folk music and traditional sevdalinka singers in Yugoslavia.
Simo Matavulj (Симо Матавуљ, 14 September 1852 – 20 February 1908) was a Serbian novelist, a representative of lyric realism, especially in short prose.
Sinan Sakić (Синан Сакић; 13 October 1956 – 1 June 2018) was a Serbian pop-folk singer.
Singidunum (Сингидунум/Singidunum, from Celtic *Sindi-dūn-) is the name for the ancient city which evolved into Belgrade, the capital of Serbia.
Singidunum University (Универзитет Сингидунум / Univerzitet Singidunum) is a higher education institution which offers undergraduate, master and doctoral academics studies in three scientific fields – social sciences and humanities; technical sciences; and natural sciences and mathematics.
Sirmium was a city in the Roman province of Pannonia.
The Slava ("celebration"; слава) is a Serbian Orthodox Christian tradition of the ritual glorification of one's family's patron saint.
Slavic paganism or Slavic religion define the religious beliefs, godlores and ritual practices of the Slavs before the formal Christianisation of their ruling elites.
Slavs are an Indo-European ethno-linguistic group who speak the various Slavic languages of the larger Balto-Slavic linguistic group.
Slivovitz, Šljivovica, Śliwowica, Slivovitza, Schlivowitz, Slivovitsa, Slivovice, Slivovica or Slivovka is a fruit brandy made from damson plums, often referred to as plum brandy.
Slobodan "Boba" Živojinović (Слободан Живојиновић,; born on July 23, 1963) is a retired Serbian tennis player who competed for SFR Yugoslavia.
Slobodan Milošević (Слободан Милошевић; 20 August 1941 – 11 March 2006) was a Yugoslav and Serbian politician and the President of Serbia (originally the Socialist Republic of Serbia, a constituent republic within the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia) from 1989 to 1997 and President of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia from 1997 to 2000.
Slovak is an Indo-European language that belongs to the West Slavic languages (together with Czech, Polish, and Sorbian).
According to the 2011 census, Slovaks (Словаци/Slovaci) in Serbia number 52,750, constituting 0.7% of the country's population.
Slovenia (Slovenija), officially the Republic of Slovenia (Slovene:, abbr.: RS), is a country in southern Central Europe, located at the crossroads of main European cultural and trade routes.
Smak (Смак; trans. The end time) is a Serbian and former Yugoslav rock band from Kragujevac.
Smederevo (Смедерево) is a city and the administrative center of the Podunavlje District in eastern Serbia.
The Smederevo Fortress (Cмeдepeвcκa твpђaвa/Smederevska tvrđava) is a medieval fortified city in Smederevo, Serbia, which was temporary capital of Serbia in the Middle Ages.
Smederevska Palanka (Смедеревска Паланка) is a town and municipality located in the Podunavlje District of the eastern Serbia.
The Smithsonian Institution, established on August 10, 1846 "for the increase and diffusion of knowledge," is a group of museums and research centers administered by the Government of the United States.
The Social Progress Index (SPI) measures the extent to which countries provide for the social and environmental needs of their citizens.
The Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (SFR Yugoslavia or SFRY) was a socialist state led by the League of Communists of Yugoslavia, that existed from its foundation in the aftermath of World War II until its dissolution in 1992 amid the Yugoslav Wars.
The Socialist Party of Serbia (Социјалистичка партија Србије/Socijalistička partija Srbije or СПС/SPS) is a political party in Serbia that identifies itself as a democratic socialist and social democratic party.
The Socialist Republic of Serbia (Serbo-Croatian: Социјалистичка Република Србија/Socijalistička Republika Srbija) was one of the six constitutional republics of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
Soko Grad (Serbian Cyrillic: Соко Град), also known as Sokolac, is a medieval city and fortress 2 km east of the spa town of Sokobanja, Serbia.
Sokobanja (Сокобања) is a spa town and municipality located in the Zaječar District of the eastern Serbia.
The Sopoćani monastery (Сопоћани), an endowment of King Stefan Uroš I of Serbia, was built from 1259 to 1270, near the source of the Raška River in the region of Ras, the centre of the Serbian medieval state.
Sorbs (Serbja, Serby, Sorben), known also by their former autonyms Lusatians and Wends, are a West Slavic ethnic group predominantly inhabiting their homeland in Lusatia, a region divided between Germany (the states of Saxony and Brandenburg) and Poland (the provinces of Lower Silesia and Lubusz).
The South Slavs are a subgroup of Slavic peoples who speak the South Slavic languages.
Southeast Europe or Southeastern Europe is a geographical region of Europe, consisting primarily of the coterminous Balkan peninsula.
The Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of Saint John of Jerusalem, of Rhodes and of Malta (Supremus Ordo Militaris Hospitalis Sancti Ioannis Hierosolymitani Rhodius et Melitensis), also known as the Sovereign Military Order of Malta (SMOM) or the Order of Malta, is a Catholic lay religious order traditionally of military, chivalrous and noble nature.
A sovereign state is, in international law, a nonphysical juridical entity that is represented by one centralized government that has sovereignty over a geographic area.
The soybean (Glycine max), or soya bean, is a species of legume native to East Asia, widely grown for its edible bean, which has numerous uses.
A spa is a location where mineral-rich spring water (and sometimes seawater) is used to give medicinal baths.
Sportski žurnal (Serbian Cyrillic: Спортски журнал) is a Serbian sports daily newspaper.
A squall is a sudden, sharp increase in wind speed that is usually associated with active weather, such as rain showers, thunderstorms, or heavy snow.
Srđan Dragojević (Срђан Драгојевић,, born 1 January 1963) is a Serbian film director and screenwriter, who emerged in the 1990s as a significant figure in Serbian cinema.
Srbijagas (full legal name: J.P. Srbijagas) is the state-owned natural gas provider in Serbia with headquarters in Novi Sad.
Srdan Golubović (Срдан Голубовић; born August 24, 1972) is a Serbian film director.
The Srem District (Сремски округ / Sremski okrug) is one of seven administrative districts of the autonomous province of Vojvodina, Serbia.
Sremska Mitrovica (Сремска Митровица) is a city and the administrative center of the Srem District in the autonomous province of Vojvodina, Serbia.
For the forester, see Hans Carl von Carlowitz. Sremski Karlovci (Сремски Карловци) is a town and municipality located in the South Bačka District of the autonomous province of Vojvodina, Serbia.
In talks with countries and territories that have expressed a wish to join the European Union, the EU typically concludes Association Agreements in exchange for commitments to political, economic, trade, or human rights reform in that country or territory.
The Stability Pact for South Eastern Europe was an institution aimed at strengthening peace, democracy, human rights and economy in the countries of South Eastern Europe from 1999 to 2008.
Stanisław Rospond (1906–1982) was a Polish linguist, and professor at the University of Wroclaw.
Stanislav Binički (Станислав Бинички,; 27 July 1872 – 15 February 1942) was a Serbian composer, conductor, and pedagogue.
Stanislav Vinaver (Станислав Винавер; 1 March 1891 – 1 August 1955) was a Serbian writer, poet, translator and journalist.
The Starčevo culture, sometimes included within a larger grouping known as the Starčevo–Körös–Criş culture, is an archaeological culture of Southeastern Europe, dating to the Neolithic period between c. 6200 and 4500 BCE.
Ras (Arsa), known in modern Serbian historiography as Stari Ras (meaning Old Ras), is a medieval fortress located in the vicinity of former market-place of Staro Trgovište, some 11 km west of modern day city of Novi Pazar in Serbia.
The State University of Novi Pazar (Државни Универзитет у Новом Пазару / Državni Univerzitet u Novom Pazaru) is a public university in Serbia.
Statehood Day (Дан државности / Dan državnosti) is a holiday that occurs every February 15 in Serbia to commemorate the outbreak of the First Serbian Uprising in 1804, which evolved into the Serbian Revolution against Ottoman rule.
Stećak (plural: Stećci, Стећци) is the name for monumental medieval tombstones that lie scattered across Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the border parts of Croatia, Montenegro and Serbia.
Stefan Lazarević (Стефан Лазаревић, 1377–19 July 1427), also known as Stefan the Tall (Стеван Високи), was the ruler of Serbia as prince (1389-1402) and despot (1402-1427).
Stefan Nemanjić (Serbian Cyrillic: Стефан Немањић) or Stefan the First-Crowned (Стефан Првовенчани / Stefan Prvovenčani,; around 1165 – 24 September 1228) was Grand Prince of Serbia from 1196, and the King of Serbia from 1217 until his death in 1228.
Sterijino pozorje (Стеријино позорје) is an annual theater festival held since 1956 in the Serbian National Theater in Novi Sad, featuring the national theaters of Serbia and previously Yugoslavia.
Stevan Hristić (Serbian Cyrillic: Стеван Христић; 19 June 1885 – 21 August 1958) was Serbian composer, conductor, pedagogue, and music writer.
Stevan Stojanovic (Стеван Стојановић,; 9 January 1856 – 28 September 1914), known as Stevan Mokranjac (Мокрањац) was a Serbian composer and music educator.
Stevan Sremac (Стеван Сремац,; 11 November 1855 – 13 August 1906) was a Serbian realist and comedy writer.
Stojan Steve Tesich (Стојан Стив Тешић, Stojan Stiv Tešić; September 29, 1942 – July 1, 1996) was a Serbian American screenwriter, playwright and novelist.
Stojanka Novaković (Стојанка Новаковић; born 4 June 1972), known by her stage name Stoja (Стоја), is a Serbian pop-folk singer.
The Studenica Monastery (Манастир Студеница/Manastir Studenica) is a 12th-century Serbian Orthodox monastery situated southwest of Kraljevo and east of Ivanjica, in central Serbia.
The subdivisions of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia (initially known as the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes) existed successively in three different forms.
Subotica (Суботица, Szabadka) is a city and the administrative center of the North Bačka District in the autonomous province of Vojvodina, Serbia.
A sugar beet is a plant whose root contains a high concentration of sucrose and which is grown commercially for sugar production.
The Supreme Court of Cassation (Врховни касациони суд/Vrhovni kasacioni sud) is the court of last resort in the Republic of Serbia.
Suzerainty (and) is a back-formation from the late 18th-century word suzerain, meaning upper-sovereign, derived from the French sus (meaning above) + -erain (from souverain, meaning sovereign).
Svet kompjutera (World of Computers) (Started October 1984) is a computer magazine published in Serbia.
Svetislav Basara (Serbian Cyrillic: Светислав Басара) (born December 21, 1953 in Bajina Bašta, PR Serbia, FPR Yugoslavia) is a contemporary Serbian author.
The men's 100 metre butterfly event at the 2008 Olympic Games took place on 14–16 August at the Beijing National Aquatics Center in Beijing, China.
The Syrmian Front (Sremski front, Сремски фронт) was an Axis line of defense during World War II.
Takovo (Таково) is a village in the municipality of Gornji Milanovac, Serbia.
The Tamnava (Serbian Cyrillic: Тамнава) is a river in western Serbia.
Tara (Тара) is a mountain located in western Serbia.
Telekom Srbija (full legal name: Preduzeće za telekomunikacije Telekom Srbija a.d. Beograd) is a Serbian telecommunications company headquartered in Belgrade.
Telenor Serbia (Теленор Србија) is a Serbian mobile network operator, a subsidiary of Norwegian telecommunications company Telenor.
Regulation of the telephone numbers in Serbia is under the responsibility of the Regulatory Agency of Electronic Communication and Mail Services (RATEL), independent from the government.
Tennis is a racket sport that can be played individually against a single opponent (singles) or between two teams of two players each (doubles).
Teodor Dimitrijević (Теодор Димитријевић; 1730–10 April 1781), known as Teodor Kračun (Теодор Крачун) was a Serbian icon- and altar painter.
The Territory of the Military Commander in Serbia (Gebiet des Militärbefehlshabers in Serbien) was the area of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia that was placed under a military government of occupation by the Wehrmacht following the invasion, occupation and dismantling of Yugoslavia in April 1941.
The term "tetrarchy" (from the τετραρχία, tetrarchia, "leadership of four ") describes any form of government where power is divided among four individuals, but in modern usage usually refers to the system instituted by Roman Emperor Diocletian in 293, marking the end of the Crisis of the Third Century and the recovery of the Roman Empire.
The Bridge on the Drina (Na Drini ćuprija, На Дрини ћуприја) is a historical novel by the Yugoslav writer Ivo Andrić.
The Encyclopedia of the Dead (Serbo-Croatian: Enciklopedija mrtvih) is a collection of nine stories by Yugoslav author Danilo Kiš.
The Life and Deeds of the Immortal Vožd Karađorđe (Život i dela besmrtnog vožda Karađorđa, Живот и дела бесмртног вожда Карађорђа), or simply Karađorđe (Карађорђе), is a 1911 silent film which was the first feature-length motion picture made in Serbia and the Balkans.
"The Nine Peahens and the Golden Apples" (Zlatna jabuka i devet paunica) is a Serbian epic poetry.
The Thracians (Θρᾷκες Thrāikes; Thraci) were a group of Indo-European tribes inhabiting a large area in Eastern and Southeastern Europe.
This is a timeline of Serbian history, comprising important legal and territorial changes and political events in Serbia and its predecessor states.
The Timiș or Tamiš (Timiș; Тамиш/Tamiš; Temesch; Temes) is a, IPCDR, p 12 long river originating from the Semenic Mountains, southern Carpathian Mountains, Caraș-Severin County, Romania.
Timothy Garton Ash CMG FRSA (born 12 July 1955) is a British historian, author and commentator.
The Tisza or Tisa is one of the main rivers of Central Europe.
Tomislav "Toma" Zdravković (Томислав "Тома" Здравковић; 20 November 1938– 30 September 1991) was a famous Serbian pop-folk singer.
The total fertility rate (TFR), sometimes also called the fertility rate, absolute/potential natality, period total fertility rate (PTFR), or total period fertility rate (TPFR) of a population is the average number of children that would be born to a woman over her lifetime if.
Tour de Serbie is a road bicycle race held annually in Serbia.
TPP Nikola Tesla is a power plant complex operated by Elektroprivreda Srbije, located on the right bank of the river Sava, approximately 40 km upstream from Belgrade, near the town of Obrenovac.
The Dacian Wars (101–102, 105–106) were two military campaigns fought between the Roman Empire and Dacia during Emperor Trajan's rule.
The Treaty of Berlin (formally the Treaty between Austria-Hungary, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Russia, and the Ottoman Empire for the Settlement of Affairs in the East) was signed on July 13, 1878.
The Treaty of Bucharest (Tratatul de la Bucureşti; Bukureštanski mir/ Букурештански мир; Договорът от Букурещ; Συνθήκη του Βουκουρεστίου) was concluded on 10 August 1913, by the delegates of Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia, Montenegro and Greece.
The Treaty of Karlowitz was signed on 26 January 1699 in Sremski Karlovci, in modern-day Serbia, concluding the Austro-Ottoman War of 1683–97 in which the Ottoman side had been defeated at the Battle of Zenta.
The Treaty of London (1913) was signed on 30 May during the London Conference of 1912–13.
The Trepča Mines (Miniera e Trepçës, Рудник Трепча, Rudnik Trepča) is a large industrial complex in Kosovo, located northeast of Mitrovica.
A trumpet is a brass instrument commonly used in classical and jazz ensembles.
Turbo-folk (турбо фолк turbo folk better known as "serbwave") is a musical genre that originated in Serbia.
Turkish cuisine (Turkish: Türk mutfağı) is largely the heritage of Ottoman cuisine, which can be described as a fusion and refinement of Central Asian, Middle Eastern, Eastern European and Balkan cuisines.
Užice (Ужице) is a city and the administrative center of the Zlatibor District in western Serbia.
Underground (Подземље/Podzemlje), is a 1995 comedy-drama film directed by Emir Kusturica, with a screenplay co-written by the director and Dušan Kovačević.
Underground music comprises musical genres beyond mainstream culture.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO; Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éducation, la science et la culture) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris.
UNESCO established its Lists of Intangible Cultural Heritage with the aim of ensuring better protection of important intangible cultural heritages worldwide and the awareness of their significance.
In government, unicameralism (Latin uni, one + camera, chamber) is the practice of having one legislative or parliamentary chamber.
A unitary state is a state governed as a single power in which the central government is ultimately supreme and any administrative divisions (sub-national units) exercise only the powers that the central government chooses to delegate.
The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization tasked to promote international cooperation and to create and maintain international order.
The United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK) is the officially mandated mission of the United Nations in Kosovo.
United Nations Security Council resolution 1244, adopted on 10 June 1999, after recalling resolutions 1160 (1998), 1199 (1998), 1203 (1998) and 1239 (1999), authorised an international civil and military presence in Kosovo (which was part of called "Federal Republic of Yugoslavia"): "Serbia - date of admission 1 November 2000, The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia was admitted as a Member of the United Nations by General Assembly resolution A/RES/55/12 of 1 November 2000.
United Nations Security Council resolution 757 was adopted on 30 May 1992.
The University of Arts in Belgrade (Универзитет уметности у Београду / Univerzitet umetnosti u Beogradu) is a public university in Serbia.
The University of Belgrade (Универзитет у Београду / Univerzitet u Beogradu) is a public university in Serbia.
The University of Kragujevac (Универзитет у Крагујевцу / Univerzitet u Kragujevcu) is a public university in Serbia.
The University of Niš (Универзитет у Нишу / Univerzitet u Nišu) is a public university in Serbia.
The University of Novi Sad (Универзитет у Новом Саду / Univerzitet u Novom Sadu) is a public university in Serbia.
The University of Pristina was founded in the Socialist Autonomous Province of Kosovo, Socialist Republic of Serbia, Yugoslavia, in the city of Pristina, for the academic year 1969–1970 and functioned until 1999.
The University of Priština (Универзитет у Приштини / Univerzitet u Prištini) with a temporary seat in Kosovska Mitrovica is a public university in Kosovo.
The Uprising in Banat was a rebellion organized and led by Serbian Orthodox bishop Teodor of Vršac and Sava Temišvarac against the Ottomans in the Eyalet of Temeşvar.
Uroš Predić (Урош Предић,; Orlovat, 7 December 1857 – Belgrade, 12 February 1953) was a Serbian Realist painter, along with Paja Jovanović and Đorđe Krstić.
The Uskoks (Uskoci,; singular: Uskok; names in other languages) were irregular soldiers in Habsburg Croatia that inhabited areas on the eastern Adriatic coast and surrounding territories during the Ottoman wars in Europe.
The Ustasha – Croatian Revolutionary Movement (Ustaša – Hrvatski revolucionarni pokret), commonly known as Ustashe (Ustaše), was a Croatian fascist, racist, ultranationalist and terrorist organization, active, in its original form, between 1929 and 1945.
UTC+01:00, known simply as UTC+1, is a time offset that adds 1 hour to Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).
UTC+02:00 is an identifier for a time offset from UTC of +02.
The Uvac (Увац) is an international trans-boundary river, rising under Golija mountain and Pešter plateau, then flowing through southwestern Serbia and cross into eastern Bosnia and Herzegovina where, after 115 km, finally meets the Lim river from the right, however, before it empties into the Lim, for a 10 kilometers Uvac forms the border between two countries.
Van Gogh is a Serbian and former Yugoslav rock band from Belgrade.
Vasile "Vasko" Popa (Васко Попа; June 29, 1922 – January 5, 1991) was a Serbian poet of Romanian descent.
Večernje novosti (Вечерње новости; Evening News) is a Serbian daily tabloid newspaper.
Vesna Zmijanac (Весна Змијанац;; born 4 January 1957) is a Serbian folk singer.
Violeta "Viki" Miljković (Виолета Миљковић; born 18 December 1974) is a Serbian pop-folk singer best known for her top-selling album Mahi, mahi from 2005 and for being a judge on Zvezde Granda talent show.
Viminacium (VIMINACIUM) or Viminatium was a major city (provincial capital) and military camp of the Roman province of Moesia (today's Serbia), and the capital of Moesia Superior (hence once Metropolitan archbishopric, now a Latin titular see).
The Vinča culture, also known as Turdaș culture or Turdaș–Vinča culture, is a Neolithic archaeological culture in Serbia and smaller parts of Romania (particularly Transylvania), dated to the period 5700–4500 BC.
The Vinča Institute of Nuclear Sciences is a nuclear physics research institution near Belgrade, Serbia.
Vinča-Belo Brdo (Винча-Бело брдо) is an archaeological site in Vinča, a suburb of Belgrade, Serbia.
Vip mobile is a Serbian mobile network operator and a member of the Telekom Austria Group based in Belgrade.
Visoki Dečani (Високи Дечани, Manastiri i Deçanit), or simply Dečani is a medieval Serbian Orthodox Christian monastery located near Dečani, Kosovo.
Vaterpolo klub Partizan (Ватерполо клуб Партизан) is a water polo club from Belgrade, Serbia.
The Vlachs (endonym: Rumînji or Rumâni, Власи/Vlasi) are an ethnic minority in eastern Serbia, culturally and linguistically related to Romanians.
Vlade Divac (Владе Дивац,; born February 3, 1968) is a Serbian professional basketball executive and retired player, currently serving as the vice president of basketball operations and general manager of the Sacramento Kings.
Vladimir Veličković (Владимир Величковић; born 11 August 1935) is a prominent Serbian painter.
Vladislav Bajac is Serbian writer, poet, journalist and publisher.
Vladislav Petković Dis (Владислав Петковић Дис; born Vladislav Petković; 12 March 1880 – 16 May/29 May 1917) was a Serbian poet, part of the impressionism movement in European poetry, known as Moderna/Symbolism in Serbia.
Vlado Chernozemski (Владо Черноземски) (19 October 1897 – 9 October 1934), born Velichko Dimitrov Kerin (Величко Димитров Керин), was a Bulgarian revolutionary.
Vladimir "Vlado" Georgiev (Владо Георгиев,, born 6 June 1976) is a Serbian pop singer-songwriter and composer.
Vlasina Lake (Власинско језеро/Vlasinsko jezero) is a semi-artificial lake in Southeast Serbia.
A vocational school, sometimes also called a trade school, career center, or vocational college, is a type of educational institution, which, depending on country, may refer to secondary or post-secondary education designed to provide vocational education, or technical skills required to perform the tasks of a particular and specific job.
The Voivodeship of Serbia and Banat of Temeschwar or Serbian Voivodeship and the Banate of Temes (Woiwodschaft Serbien und Temeser Banat), known simply as the Serbian Voivodeship (Serbische Woiwodschaft), was a province (duchy) of the Austrian Empire that existed between 1849 and 1860.
Vojislav Ilić (Serbian Cyrillic: Војислав Илић) (14 April 1860, Belgrade – 21 January 1894, Belgrade) was a 19th-century Serbian poet of finely chiselled verse, son of the Romanticist playwright and poet Jovan Ilić.
Vojvodina (Serbian and Croatian: Vojvodina; Војводина; Pannonian Rusyn: Войводина; Vajdaság; Slovak and Czech: Vojvodina; Voivodina), officially the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina (Аутономна Покрајина Војводина / Autonomna Pokrajina Vojvodina; see Names in other languages), is an autonomous province of Serbia, located in the northern part of the country, in the Pannonian Plain.
Volleyball is a team sport in which two teams of six players are separated by a net.
At the 2000 Summer Olympics, four volleyball events were contested.
The women's tournament in volleyball at the 2016 Summer Olympics was the 14th edition of the event at an Olympic Games, organised by the world's governing body, the FIVB, in conjunction with the IOC.
Vreme (Serbian for Time) is a weekly news magazine based in Belgrade, Serbia.
Vrnjačka Banja (Врњачка Бања) is a town and municipality located in the Raška District of central Serbia.
Vuk Drašković (Вук Драшковић,; born 29 November 1946) is Serbian writer and politician.
Vuk Stefanović Karadžić (Вук Стефановић Караџић; 7 November 1787 – 7 February 1864) was a Serbian philologist and linguist who was the major reformer of the Serbian language.
The Romanian Plain (Câmpia Română) is located in southern Romania and the easternmost tip of Serbia, where it is known as the Wallachian Plain (Vlaška nizija/Влашка низија).
Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet (15 August 1771 – 21 September 1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright, poet and historian.
Water polo is a competitive team sport played in the water between two teams.
Water polo at the World Aquatics Championships is an international water polo tournament held every two years as part of the FINA World Aquatics Championships.
Water quality refers to the chemical, physical, biological, and radiological characteristics of water.
In historiography, the Western Roman Empire refers to the western provinces of the Roman Empire at any one time during which they were administered by a separate independent Imperial court, coequal with that administering the eastern half, then referred to as the Eastern Roman Empire.
When Father Was Away on Business (Otac na službenom putu/Отац на службеном путу) is a 1985 Yugoslav film by director Emir Kusturica.
White Angel (Бели анђео / Beli anđeo) is a detail of one of the best known frescoes in Serbian culture in the Mileševa monastery, Mironosnice na Hristovom grobu (Myrrhbearers on Christ's Grave), dated c. 1235 in Serbia during the reign of King Stephen Vladislav I of Serbia.
The Women's European Volleyball Championship is the official competition for senior women's national volleyball teams of Europe, organized by the European Volleyball Confederation (CEV).
A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties.
The World Trade Organization (WTO) is an intergovernmental organization that regulates international trade.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
Young Bosnia (Mlada Bosna/Млада Босна) was a revolutionary movement active in the Condominium of Bosnia and Herzegovina before World War I. The members were predominantly school students, primarily Bosnian Serbs, but also Bosniaks and Bosnian Croats.
YU Grupa (trans. YU Group) is a Serbian (former Yugoslav) rock band.
The Yugoslav Film Archive (Југословенска кинотека / Jugoslovenska kinoteka) is a film archive located in Belgrade, now in Serbia.
The Yugoslav Partisans,Serbo-Croatian, Macedonian, Slovene: Partizani, Партизани or the National Liberation Army,Narodnooslobodilačka vojska (NOV), Народноослободилачка војска (НОВ); Народноослободителна војска (НОВ); Narodnoosvobodilna vojska (NOV) officially the National Liberation Army and Partisan Detachments of Yugoslavia,Narodnooslobodilačka vojska i partizanski odredi Jugoslavije (NOV i POJ), Народноослободилачка војска и партизански одреди Југославије (НОВ и ПОЈ); Народноослободителна војска и партизански одреди на Југославија (НОВ и ПОЈ); Narodnoosvobodilna vojska in partizanski odredi Jugoslavije (NOV in POJ) was the Communist-led resistance to the Axis powers (chiefly Germany) in occupied Yugoslavia during World War II.
The Yugoslav Wars were a series of ethnic conflicts, wars of independence and insurgencies fought from 1991 to 1999/2001 in the former Yugoslavia.
Yugoslavia (Jugoslavija/Југославија; Jugoslavija; Југославија; Pannonian Rusyn: Югославия, transcr. Juhoslavija)Jugosllavia; Jugoszlávia; Juhoslávia; Iugoslavia; Jugoslávie; Iugoslavia; Yugoslavya; Югославия, transcr. Jugoslavija.
General elections were held in Yugoslavia on 24 September 2000.
Zaharije Orfelin (Захаријa Орфелин; 1726 – 19 January 1785) was a Serbian polymath who lived and worked in the Austrian Monarchy and Venice.
The Zasavica (Serbian Cyrillic: Засавица) is a river in the region of Mačva, western-central Serbia.
Zdravko Čolić (Здравко Чолић,; born 30 May 1951) is a Bosnian-born Serbian pop singer, who is popular across the area of former Yugoslavia.
Zemun (Земун) is a municipality of the city of Belgrade.
Zinc is a chemical element with symbol Zn and atomic number 30.
Zlatibor (Златибoр) is a mountainous region situated in the western part of Serbia.
Zoran Đinđić (Зоран Ђинђић,; 1 August 1952 – 12 March 2003) was a Serbian politician who was the Prime Minister of Serbia from 2001 until his assassination in 2003.
Zoran Radmilović (Зоран Радмиловић; 11 May 1933 – 21 July 1985) was a Serbian actor who had some of the most memorable roles in the history of former Yugoslav cinema.
Zorica Brunclik (Зорица Брунцлик; born 29 June 1955) is a Serbian singer of folk music, both traditional and newly composed.
Zrenjanin (Зрењанин,; Nagybecskerek; Zreňanin) is a city and the administrative center of the Central Banat District in the autonomous province of Vojvodina, Serbia.
.срб (romanized as.srb; abbreviation of Србија/Srbija) is the Internationalised (Cyrillic) Internet country code top-level domain (IDN ccTLD) for Serbia.
.rs is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Serbia.
The meridian 18° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Europe, Africa, the Atlantic Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.
The 1965–66 season of the European Cup football club tournament was won by Real Madrid, winners of the first five European Cups from 1956 to 1960, for the sixth time in a close final against Partizan.
The 1990–91 European Cup was the 36th season of the European Cup, a tournament for men's football clubs in nations affiliated to the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA).
In the winter of 1996-1997, university students and Serbian opposition parties organized a series of peaceful protests in the Republic of Serbia (then part of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia) in response to electoral fraud attempted by the Socialist Party of Serbia of President Slobodan Milošević after the 1996 local elections.
The 24th Men's European Volleyball Championship was the first continental volleyball competition hosted by two nations – Serbia and Montenegro and Italy, namely in their respective capitals, Belgrade and Rome.
The 2008 French Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts.
The 2008 Kosovo declaration of independence was adopted on 17 February 2008 by the Assembly of Kosovo.
The 2009 Summer Universiade, officially known as the XXV Summer Universiade, was celebrated in Belgrade, Serbia from July 1 to 12, 2009.
The 2010 Davis Cup (also known as the 2010 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas for sponsorship purposes) was the 99th edition of the most important annual tournament among national teams in men's tennis worldwide.
The 2012 EHF European Men's Handball Championship was the tenth edition of the men's continental handball tournament, which was held in Serbia between 15–29 January 2012.
The 2012 Fed Cup (also known as the 2012 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas for sponsorship purposes) was the 50th edition of the most important tournament between national teams in women's tennis.
The 2013 UEFA European Under-19 Championship was the 12th edition of the UEFA European Under-19 Championship, since its reclassification from an under-18 tournament in 2002, and the 62nd since the tournament was created in 1948.
The 2013 World Women's Handball Championship, the 21st event hosted by the International Handball Federation, was held in Serbia on 6–22 December 2013.
Between 13 and 18 May 2014 a low-pressure cyclone designated Tamara and Yvette affected a large area of Southeastern and Central Europe, causing floods and landslides.
The 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup was the twentieth edition of the U-20 World Cup since its inception in 1977 as the FIFA World Youth Championship.
The 2016 Summer Olympics (Jogos Olímpicos de Verão de 2016), officially known as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad and commonly known as Rio 2016, was an international multi-sport event that was held from 5 to 21 August 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with preliminary events in some sports beginning on 3 August.
The meridian 23° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, the Atlantic Ocean, Europe, Africa, the Indian Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.
The 41st parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 41 degrees north of the Earth's equatorial plane.
The 47th parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 47 degrees north of the Earth's equatorial plane.
Etymology of Serbia, ISO 3166-1:RS, Largest cities of Serbia, Performing arts of Serbia, RS of Serbia, Republic of Serbia, Republika Srbija, Serbia, Yugoslavia, Serbian state, Serbie, Serbo, Serubia, Srbija, Srvija, Szerbia, Република Србија, Србија, Сърбия.