Where is Serbia?

Serbia is a European country covering 77,474.00 km2. This makes it the 119th largest country in the world and slightly smaller than South Carolina. Its geographic coordinates are 44 00 N, 21 00 E and Belgrade is the capital city.

Serbia has a 2,322.00 km border with Bosnia and Herzegovina (345 km), Bulgaria (344 km), Croatia (314 km), Hungary (164 km), Kosovo (366 km), Macedonia (101 km), Montenegro (157 km) and Romania (531 km). Serbia protests the United States' recognition of Kosovo as a sovereign state.

The name Serbia is said to come from the name of the West Slavic Sorbs.

Its ISO code is RS.

Geography

It is located in Southeastern Europe. Serbia has a mean elevation of 442 m above sea level.

It has a tropical marine climate with a cooler season from late May to September and a warmer season from March to May. Its terrain is very varied, with plains in the east, and mountains and hills in the southest.

Population

Serbia has a population of 7,143,921 making it the 102nd largest in the world. The country has a fairly evenly distributed population.

Serbian is the official language. The major ethnic groups are Serb, Hungarians, and Romani. The majority of the population is Orthodox Christian.

The dialing code for the country is 381.

Government

Serbia is an independent country. It gained independence from the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro in 2006. Its constitution was last ratified in 2006.

Economy

Factoring in Purchasing Power Parity, Serbia's GDP is $102,000,000,000.00 (USD) with $14,200.00 (USD) per capita. This makes it the 82nd largest economy and its citizens the 111th richest in the world. The currency of Serbia is the Dinar (RSD).

Its major export partners are Italy, Germany, and Bosnia and Herzegovina. Its main exports are automobiles, iron and steel, rubber, clothes, wheat, fruit, and vegetables. Its major import partners are Germany, Italy, and Russia. Its major imports include machinery and transport equipment, fuels and lubricants, and manufactured goods.