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  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Belgrade and Smederevo
Belgrade and Smederevo were united by Benedict XIII, and in 1733 Vincent Bagradin became the first holder of the double title.
Belgrade (4,000 Catholics), Kragujevatz (200), and Nish (2,000).
Belgrade became the capital of the new Christian Kingdom of Servia.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/02407a.htm   (682 words)

  
  Belgrade - LoveToKnow 1911
Belgrade occupies a triangular ridge or foreland, washed on the north-west by the Save, and on the north-east by the Danube; these rivers flowing respectively from the south-west and north-west.
The highest educational establishments are to be found in Belgrade: the Velika Shkola (a small university with three faculties), the military academy, the theological seminary, the high school for girls, a commercial academy, and several schools for secondary education on German models.
This dual government was a constant cause of friction between the Servians and the Turks, and on the occasion of one conflict between the two parties the Turkish commander of the fortress bombarded the Servian part of the town (June 1862).
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Belgrade   (1049 words)

  
  Belgrade - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Belgrade spreads over 3.6% of the territory of Serbia, and 21% of the Serbian population (excluding that of the Kosovo-Metohia province) lives in the city.
The city of Belgrade is the administrative, commercial, financial and cultural center of the Republic of Serbia and is situated at the merging point of the Sava and Danube rivers in the center of Southeast Europe.
Belgrade is connected by motorways to Zagreb to the west, Novi Sad to the north and Niš to the south.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Belgrade   (6113 words)

  
 Belgrade   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Belgrade (Serbian Београд; Beograd) (population 1.2 million 1 717 800 the suburbs by census of 2002) is the capital of Serbia (since 1404) and Yugoslavia (1918 - 2003).
Belgrade is in northern central Serbia on outfall of the Sava river to the Danube surrounded from three sides by autonomous of Vojvodina.
Various parts of Belgrade have wildly variying architecture from the center of Zemun which is a typical one for Vojvodina town via still remaining Turkish-styled buildings street layout of the centre of Belgrade modern architecture and layout of New Belgrade.
www.freeglossary.com /Belgrade   (1198 words)

  
 Belgrade Fortress: History
Belgrade is undoubtedly one of the oldest towns in this part of Europe, though its present appearance gives an impression of a completely new city.
Choosing Belgrade to be the capital of his state, Stefan made it not only a defensive strongpoint of the country, but also its economic and cultural center.
From that superb period of Belgrade's history, one can see today: remains of double ramparts with towers and gates (in 1984 the vestiges of the so-called Little or West gate were discovered by archaeologists and the eastern Despot's gate still is in function), as well as some preserved ruins of the castle's entrance).
razgledanje.tripod.com /tvrdjava/english.htm   (1246 words)

  
 City of Belgrade - Home Page
The climate in Belgrade is a moderate continental one, with an average daytime temperature of 11.7
Belgrade (Beograd) is the capital of Serbia, and has a population of around 1.6 million.
Belgrade is the capital of Serbian culture, education, science and economy.
www.beograd.org.yu /cms/view.php?id=220   (199 words)

  
 Belgrade travel guide
After the war and the Milosevic years that followed it, Serbia is opening up to foreign travelers with Belgrade beeing right on the main road crossing from Central Europe to the Balkans.
Erected by Celts in 3rd century BC on the spot where ancient Vinca culture flourished 6000 years ago, Belgrade is considered by some to be one of the oldest cities on Earth- even though the outlook of the town does not tell us this story.
Nonetheless, Belgrade has been raised to the ground some 56 times in verified history alone, which earned the city's nickname "Cursed lady", "House of Wars" etc. Some of the most prominent governours of the city include Greeks, Romans, Avars, Huns, Franks, Arabs, Hungarians, Bulgarians, Germans, Turks and Serbs.
www.world66.com /europe/serbia/belgrade   (517 words)

  
 Belgrade
Capital of Yugoslavia Belgrade (Serbian: Beograd), is one of the oldest cities in Europe.
The interwar period was one of intensive expansion for Belgrade, capital of the newly-founded Yugoslav state.
Belgrade Fortress is the historical nucleus of Belgrade, around which the civilian settlement grew up, starting from the time of Singidunum in the Celtic and Roman periods.
www.umiacs.umd.edu /users/lpv/YU/HTML/bg.html   (809 words)

  
 Belgrade travel guide - Wikitravel
Belgrade is a very old city, dating back to several thousand years before Christ.
Belgrade is a city that IS NOT diversified.
Belgrade is not a particularly dangerous city, but do exercise common sense caution.
wikitravel.org /en/Belgrade   (2384 words)

  
 Maine Local Government - Town of Belgrade - Main Page
Belgrade, a town in Kennebec County, was first settled in the 1770's.
Belgrade's population has showed continuous growth for the past several decades, slowing changing from a rural resort community to a residential suburb of Waterville and Augusta.
The town is a center for access to the Belgrade Lakes Region that attracts summer visitors to enjoy its fishing, boating and lakeside cottages.  Great Pond dominates the town and the village of Belgrade Lakes at the north end occupies a point between Great Pond on the east and Long Pond on the west.
www.maine.gov /local/kennebec/belgrade   (207 words)

  
 Belgrade, Montana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Belgrade is a city in Gallatin County, Montana, United States.
Gallatin Field Airport is located within the city boundaries.
Belgrade is located at 45°46′43″N, 111°10′44″W (45.778477, -111.178990)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Belgrade,_Montana   (385 words)

  
 Home Page of the U.S. Embassy, Belgrade, Serbia
John D. Scanlan, 79, who was U.S. ambassador to Yugoslavia in the late 1980s, before the country erupted in civil war and broke apart into ethnic enclaves, died Nov. 20 at NCH Healthcare System in Naples, Fla., of complications from a fall...
The Balkan Community Initiatives Fund and Ambassador Cameron Munter are hosting the first annual VIRTUS Corporate Philanthropy Excellence Award on Tuesday, November 20, in the House of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia.
The exhibit is supported by the U.S. Embassy Belgrade in partnership with the Harvard Club Serbia, Cultural Center Novi Sad, and the American Corner Novi Sad...
belgrade.usembassy.gov   (1165 words)

  
 Welcome to Belgrade, Maine
Belgrade is located just a few miles northwest of Maine's capital city, Augusta.
Our current population is estimated to be about 4,000 year-round citizens, and that number nearly doubles when non-residents arrive to spend the summer months at their cottages.
Belgrade covers about sixty square miles, with a large part of this area composed of lakes, streams and wetlands.
www.belgrademaine.com   (400 words)

  
 Belgrade, Serbia (Beograd, Srbija)) Photo Gallery by Vlado Marinkovic at pbase.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Belgrade is located in the south-east of Europe, in the Balkan Peninsula,
Belgrade is now once again, after 88 years, the capital of the sovereign and independent, fully capacitated state of Serbia, and not Yugoslavia or the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro.
Also, we are going to Belgrade for the first time this summer and this will be preview for my kids.
www.pbase.com /vmarinkovic/belgrade   (2016 words)

  
 Belgrade Lakes Region of Maine - Vacation in Central Maine's Premier Lake Area!
The Belgrade Lakes Region - peaceful, picturesque, and welcoming- is Central Maine's premier lake area for recreation, relaxation, and wholesome family fun.
Famous for its sparkling scenic streams and chain of seven lakes, its panoramic views of fields, hills and woodlands, its inviting towns and villages, and its activities for all ages.
Whether a destination for activities and action or a retreat for peace and tranquility, the Belgrade Lakes Region is truly where memories last a lifetime!
www.belgradelakesmaine.com   (90 words)

  
 Belgrade, Montana Chamber of Commerce
Belgrade - The perfect blend of small-town hospitality, city commerce, and outstanding outdoor recreation.
From our expansive variety of service and industry, to the diversity of a thriving and growing population, Belgrade is the quintessential Montana community.
Belgrade Library – Fred Pitt, painter, has a display at the Belgrade Library in November and December - Wednesday Afternoons – 12:30-4:00-Demonstrations of Fred’s painting technique and during the Festival of Lights.
www.belgradechamber.org   (228 words)

  
 B92 - Internet, Radio and TV station; latest news from Serbia
BELGRADE -- Police will act on customs violations related to Serbian citizens driving cars with foreign license plates.
BELGRADE -- Serbian Railways will receive a loan of 60 million euros for purchasing 1,100 new wagons.
BELGRADE -- Everyone must help to solve the problems faced by the Roma community, Tomica Milosavljević said.
www.b92.net /eng   (260 words)

  
 The Belgrade News
After a record-breaking season a year ago, Belgrade High School’s wrestling team will enter the 2007-08 campaign with high expectations Saturday at the annual Helena Duals.
The latest to depart from the helm of the program is Dan Rask, who retired after the 2007 season.
Belgrade follower of Croc Hunter raising funds for a cause
www.belgrade-news.com   (162 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Belgrade: Books: Florence Levinsohn   (Site not responding. Last check: )
But one wishes she had spent more time talking with "the others." Citing no documentation, Levinsohn claims to have learned from an unimpeachable source that the Bosnian Muslims and Croats each paid the American PR firm Ruder Finn $30,000 a month to publicize their side of the war.
American journalist Levinsohn traveled to Belgrade in fall 1993 to investigate the human dimension to the civil war in what was once Yugoslavia.
She met with a "highly educated group of intellectuals...most of whom could nevertheless make no sense of what had happened to them in the last few years." From these conversations-with lawyers, doctors, judges, writers, government officials, philosophers, and painters-she has woven a rich and complex tapestry that sheds some light on the Serbian character.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1566630614?v=glance   (1174 words)

  
 Current local time in Belgrade - Serbia
Make a Personal World Clock and include Belgrade
When can I call/have a meeting with someone in Belgrade?
Show time difference between Belgrade time and other time zones
www.timeanddate.com /worldclock/city.html?n=35   (243 words)

  
 Belgrade Hotel in Serbia - Hyatt Regency Belgrade
Hyatt Regency Belgrade is a modern, luxury hotel located in New Belgrade, Serbia, only five minutes by car from the city centre.
The hotel is within walking distance of Sava Centre - the largest conference and concert venue in Belgrade.
The hotel is also host to Club Olympus Spa and Health Club.
belgrade.regency.hyatt.com   (135 words)

  
 Pasiontango Dance School - Lisbon
Starting from the 5th of April, Belgrade’s tango school – Pasiontango – will be located at Yachting Club Belgrade, Nusiceva 14/III.
Tuesdays, from 21:00 hours – The Open-heart Class – designed for dance enthusiasts that want to find out more and experiment with tango, or simply to expand their dancing skills.
The Belgrade Tango school Pasiontango and Yachting club Belgrade would like to invite you on a free tango class!
www.pasiontango-belgrade.com   (158 words)

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