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  Central Serbia Information
Central Serbia (Serbian: Centralna Srbija or Централна Србија), also referred to as Serbia proper, is the region of Serbia that lies outside the northern and southern autonomous provinces of Vojvodina and Kosovo.
In 1913, Serbia further expanded its borders to the south and in 1918 to the north and south-west, and on November 28, 1918 united with the State of Slovenes, Croats and Serbs to form a Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes on December 1, 1918.
The region today known as Central Serbia did not had separate political status within the Kingdom, although in 1929, when new provinces of the Kingdom were formed, one of the provinces (Morava Banovina) was established in the eastern part of the present-day Central Serbia with its capital in Niš.
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  Serbia - MSN Encarta
Serbia is bounded on the north by Hungary; on the east by Romania and Bulgaria; on the south by the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM); on the southwest by Albania; and on the west by Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Croatia.
Most of Serbia can be divided into three regions: Vojvodina, a large province in the north containing fertile plains drained by the Danube, Sava, Tisza, and Morava rivers; Šumadija, a hilly and heavily populated area in central Serbia; and Kosovo, a mountainous province in the south.
Serbia’s economy was also damaged because large numbers of draft-age men, intellectuals, and artists fled after the wars began in the early 1990s, and because much of the republic’s economic resources were diverted to the military.
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  serbia - Article and Reference from OnPedia.com
Serbia and Yugoslavia were among the countries that had the greatest losses in the war: 1,700,000 (10.8% of the population) people were killed and national damages were estimated at 9.1 billion dollars according to the prices of that period.
Serbia and Montenegro opted to stay on in the federation and at the combined session of the parliaments of Yugoslavia, Serbia and Montenegro held on April 27 1992 in Belgrade, the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia was passed thus reaffirming the continuity of the state first founded on December 1 1918.
Serbia's terrain ranges from the rich, fertile plains of the northern Vojvodina region, limestone ranges and basins in the east, and, in the southeast, ancient mountains and hills.
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 Serbia travel guide
Serbia, founding member of Yugoslavia and Serbia- Montenegro, has always been turbulent when it comes to its size and shape; its borders and cultural heritage have been crossed and determined by 56 armies in recorded history.
Serbia is a Central European (Pannonian) and South European (Balkan) country, with variety of nations, religions and geohistorical regions.
Serbia is bounded by Montenegro to the south, Bosnia and Herzegovina to the west, Bulgaria to the southeast, Croatia to the northwest, Hungary to the north, Macedonia to the south, Romania to the northeast.
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 Serbia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Serbia held a two-day referendum on October 28 and October 29, 2006, that ratified a new constitution to replace the Milošević-era constitution.
Serbia has two autonomous provinces: Kosovo (called Kosovo i Metohija, often abbreviated to Kosmet in Serbian) in the south (5 districts, 30 municipalities), which is presently under the administration of the United Nations Mission in Kosovo, and Vojvodina in the north (7 districts, 46 municipalities).
Serbia, in particular the valley of the Morava, is often described as "the crossroads between East and West", which is one of the primary reasons for its turbulent history.
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 Central Serbia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Central Serbia (Serbian: Централна Србија or Centralna Srbija), also referred to as Serbia proper (Serbian: Ужа Србија or Uža Srbija), is the region of Serbia that lies outside the northern and southern autonomous provinces of Vojvodina and Kosovo.
The capitals of several medieval Serbian states were also located in the territory of present-day Central Serbia: Ras (the capital of Raška), Debrc and Belgrade (the capitals of the Kingdom of Syrmia of Stefan Dragutin), Kruševac (the capital of the state of Lazar Hrebeljanović), and Smederevo (the capital of the Serbian Despotate).
The region today known as Central Serbia did not have a separate political status within the Kingdom, although in 1929, when new provinces of the Kingdom were formed, one of the provinces (Morava Banovina) was established in the eastern part of the present-day Central Serbia with its capital in Niš.
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 Serbia and Montenegro
Serbia is a landlocked territory in the Balkan Peninsula of Eastern Europe, bordering Montenegro, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Macedonia, and Albania.
Central Serbia is hilly and forested and is the most densely populated region of the country.
The 2000 estimate for Serbia's population was 9,981,929, and for Montenegro 680,158.
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 SERBIA : Encyclopedia Entry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Serbia is located in the Balkans and in the Pannonian Plain (a region of central Europe).
Serbia held a two-day referendum on October 28-29, 2006, that ratified a new constitution replacing the Milošević-era constitution with a majority victory.
Serbia has two autonomous provinces: Kosovo (called Kosovo i Metohija, often abbreviated to Kosmet in Serbian) in the south (5 districts, 30 municipalities), which is presently under the administration of the United Nations Mission in Kosovo, and Vojvodina in the north (7 districts, 46 municipalities).
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 Serbia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Serbia is bounded by Croatia (northwest), Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro (west), Albania (southwest), Macedonia (south), Bulgaria and Romania (east), and Hungary (north).
Serbia is mostly mountainous, being ringed by the Dinaric Alps on the west, the Sar Mountains and the North Albanian Alps (Prokletije) on the south, and the Balkan and Carpathian mountains on the east.
In central Serbia are the hills of the Sumadija ("forested area"), and in the north are the low-lying plains of Vojvodina, where the Danube River is joined by two of its major tributaries, the Sava and Tisa rivers.
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Central Serbia has 5 466 000 inhabitants, and Vojvodina 2 032 000; Serbs are 83% of the population of that territory.
Grasslands in Central Serbia occupy 38%, in Vojvodina 8%, in Kosovo 46% and in Montenegro 88%.
Serbia is open to the influences from North, Central and East Europe, Vojvodina, Timočka krajina and the river valley of Great Morava, with typical continental climate with high annual average and absolute ranges, warm summers and relatively cold winters.
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 :: The Balkan Pages ::
Serbia's religious foundation came several years later when Stefan's son, canonized as St. Sava, became the first archbishop of a newly autocephalous Serbian Orthodox Church (1219).
Upon the collapse of Austria-Hungary at the war's end in 1918, Vojvodina and Montenegro united with Serbia, and former south Slav subjects of the Hapsburgs sought the protection of the Serbian crown within a kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes.
Serbia was the dominant partner in this state, which in 1929 adopted the name Yugoslavia (meaning 'Land of the South Slav's').
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 The Confederacy of Serbia and Montenegro - Sean Hannity Discussion
Serbia and Montenegro (Serbian: Србија и Црна Гора, Srbija i Crna Gora, often abbreviated as "SCG") is the name of the union of Serbia and Montenegro, two former Yugoslav republics united since 2003 in a loose confederation.
Upon the breakup of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, the remaining confederation of Serbia and Montenegro was reconstituted in 1992 as the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (FRY).
Serbia is entirely landlocked, with the coastline belonging to Montenegro, which also possesses the only fjord in southern Europe.
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 Destroying Serbia
According to a representative sample of the population, an assessment was made in all the 16 Belgrade municipalities and 12 central municipalities of central Serbia and Vojvodina and it was established that in the period between 1990 and 1994, 320 thousand people of all education levels emigrated from the country.
Great social changes (indeed, shocks) which destroyed Serbia in the beginning of the nineties, starting with the war, nationalism, plunder of social property, inflation, emigration, all the way to total impoverishment of the population, were compared by the experts with the "organized chaos" registered in Germany at the time of nazi rule.
In the comprehensive investigation of a group of sociologists, the drastic changes in everyday life of the population are first observed from the aspect of "social structure collapse" of the former society, the sphere of labour, situation of the spirit, and mentality in urban environments.
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 Special Report: Serbia - 8 August 2001
Central Serbia, by contrast, is a hilly region comprising 3.329 million ha of agricultural land of which only 1.67 million ha are sown.
In Central Serbia, in the period 1991-2000, cow numbers fell by 8 percent and all cattle numbers dropped by 17 percent but breeding sows increased by 2.6 percent.
However, the critical transition period that Serbia is facing since October 2000, suggests that food aid (albeit at diminishing levels) should continue to be one of the components of the international community temporary support to the Serbian reforms throughout 2001 and 2002.
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 Serbia - Republic of Serbia - Country Profile and Country related Links
Serbia, formerly the political and cultural center of Yugoslavia, is today a landlocked country in the central part of the Balkan Peninsula in Central Southeastern Europe.
Montenegro's declaration of independence on 3 June 2006, the parliament of Serbia declared that it was the successor state to the union of Serbia and Montenegro, rendering the two republics independent and sovereign countries.
News from the Balkan and the Republic of Serbia.
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 Serbia travel guide - Wikitravel
It is located in North Serbia, and is the closest city to Palic.
The remaining republics of Serbia and Montenegro declared a new "Federal Republic of Yugoslavia" (FRY) in 1992 and, under President Slobodan Milosevic, led various military intervention efforts to unite Serbs in neighboring republics into a "Greater Serbia".
In 2002, the regions of Serbia and Montenegro began negotiations to forge a looser relationship, which led first to the name change to "Serbia and Montenegro", then culminated in Montenegro declaring independence in June 2006.
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 Central Serbia, Serbia-Montenegro Apartments for rent Central Serbia apartment rentals, Central Serbia furnished ...
Central Serbia, Serbia-Montenegro Apartments for rent Central Serbia apartment rentals, Central Serbia furnished apartments to rent.
Central Serbia apartment rentals and houses for rent are posted daily by Central Serbia owners, property managers and roommates.
Central Serbia apartment rentals, sublets, rooms and potential Central Serbia renters have not been screened, verified or evaluated.
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 News: Serbia and Montenegro: Floods and Landslides - Mar 2006, Plagued by landslides, Serbia now braces for floods
Belgrade_(dpa) _ Serbia was bracing for floods Sunday, as rivers across the country swelled close to the point of overflowing, local media reported.
A dam at Vucje, in southern Serbia, was jeopardized by the excessive water and landslides, which have plagued the country over the past days.
Last year, northern and central Serbia, but also Romania and Bulgaria in the region, were hit by a serious of severe floods.
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 Women in Serbia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
In Serbia, hegemonist ethnic nationalism under the despotic rule of Slobodan Milos¡evic´excluded the possibility of a peaceful transition and played the central role in instigating the war in the first place, first in Slovenia, and subsequently in Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina.
According to1994 statistics, in central Serbia (with a homogeneous Serbian popula-tion), the birthrate was 12.94 per 1,000, and in Vojdodina (with a Serbian majority) it was 13.11, while in Kosovo (with an Albanian majority), the birthrate was 17.38.
Their health and the health of their children, is under constant threat considering the worsened medical care and the deteriorated living conditions, which is indicated in the fact that in Belgrade, the deathrate among the newborn increased from 12 percent in 1992 to 16 percent in 1994.
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 Serbia (10/06)
Thereafter, the parliament of Serbia stated that the Republic of Serbia was the continuity of the state union, changing the name of the country from Serbia and Montenegro to the Republic of Serbia, with Serbia retaining Serbia and Montenegro's membership in all international organizations and bodies.
Serbia maintains an embassy in the United States at 2134 Kalorama Rd., NW, Washington, DC 20008 (tel.
Serbia is still far behind its neighbors, with GDP still only 60% of the level in 1989; production volumes have reached only 40% of that recorded when Serbia was part of the Yugoslav economy.
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 Serbia and Montenegro - Amnesty International
Serbia’s co-operation with the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (Tribunal) improved in the first half of the year under intense international pressure, with the apparent voluntary surrender of 11 suspects indicted by the Tribunal.
By November, Serbia had handed over to UNMIK 836 bodies of ethnic Albanians killed in Kosovo, who had been transferred to Serbia in refrigerated trucks and buried in mass graves in Batajnica near Belgrade, Petrovo Selo and Bajina Bašta.
In December, Belgrade District Court found the Republic of Serbia in violation of its obligations under the Convention, in connection with the Committee against Torture’s decision of 2001 in the case of Milan Risti».
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 The Kragujevac Massacre | Carl Savich | Columns | Serbianna.com
Serbia was the only area of dismembered Yugoslavia in which an outright German military government was established.
By September 5, the uprising in Serbia was spreading rapidly and endangering the stability of the German occupation.
The central Serbian town of Kragujevac had a pre-war population of 27,249, located in the political, cultural, educational, and industrial center of Serbia known as Shumadija at the Lepenica river, a tributary of the Morava.
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 NewsDaily: TopNews -- Serbia central bank complains to EU
Serbia central bank complains to EU BELGRADE, Serbia, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Serbia's National Bank has complained to the European Central Bank and the European Commission alleging its independence is being violated.
Pro-Western parties win Serbia elections (January 22, 2007) -- Serbia's pro-Western reformist parties collected a majority in general polls and are expected to form a coalition government.
Despite the fact the governor of the national bank is elected for a 5-year-term to avoid influence of a new government, elected for a 4-year tenure, the new law stipulates the national bank governor will be elected after parliamentary elections Jan. 21.
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 Serbia Info News / Sacred Heritage of Kosovo and Metohia
It encompassed the areas of central Serbia, by the rivers Raska, Ibar and Lim.
During the World War I (1914-1918) and World War II (1941-1945), churches and monasteries from the oldest spiritual territory in Serbia were pillaged and shelled by Germans, Italians and Albanians, as well as the other church destroyers and invaders.
The Communist Government by no means protected Serbian Orthodox Church and sanctity: monastery property was nationalized, priests were persecuted, and the people of Serbia, who had been expelled from Kosovo and Metohija during World War II were prohibited return to their ancient homes.
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The Central Serbia is rolling region hills with fields, hedges, orchards and meadows.
Belgrade, the capital of Serbia, is situated at the confluence of the Sava and the Danube.
Serbia has many projects for the extension and the renovation roads and for catering facilities along its motorways.
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 The Frosina Forum: Serbian expert argues why Serbia would be
Serbia's overall development would be held back and the country would fall further behind its neighbours.
Had the demographic trends in central Serbia and Vojvodina been as explosive as in Kosovo-Metohija in the 1948-91 period, central Serbia and Vojvodina together would have had 20,885,000 inhabitants in 1991.
The active agricultural population in central Serbia dropped from 2,563,000 in 1948 to 1,040,699 in 1991.
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