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Serbia's Information

Flag of Serbia
Land Area 77,474 km2
Total Area 77,474km2 (#115)
Population 7,143,921 (#102)
Population Density 92.21/km2
Government Type Parliamentary Republic
GDP (PPP) $102.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $14,200
Currency Dinar (RSD)
Largest Cities
  • Name: Serbia
    (long form) Republic of Serbia
  • Capital City: Belgrade (1,213,000 pop.)
    (1,670,000 metro)
  • Serbia Population: 7,243,007 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Serbian dinar
    (conversion rates)

    100 Serbian dinar
  • Ethnicity: Serb 82.9%, Hungarian 3.9%, Romany (Gypsy) 1.4%, Yugoslavs 1.1%, Bosniaks 1.8%, Montenegrin 0.9%, other 8%
  • GDP total: $78.43 billion (2012 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $10,500 (2012 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: Serbian 88.3% (official), Hungarian 3.8%, Bosniak 1.8%, Romany (Gypsy) 1.1%, other 4.1%, unknown 0.9%

    note: Romanian, Hungarian, Slovak, Ukrainian, and Croatian are all official in Vojvodina
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Belgrade, Nis, Novi Sad, Pec, Zemun, Kragujevac, Cacak, Subotica, Leskovac, Novi Pazar, Kraljevo, Zrenjanin, Pancevo, Krusevac, Glogovac
  • Name: unknown
  • National Day: February 15
  • Religion: Serbian Orthodox 85%, Catholic 5.5%, Protestant 1.1%, Muslim 3.2%, unspecified 2.6%, other, unknown, or atheist 2.6%
  • Symbols
This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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