Serbia

SerbiaSerbia - a country friendly, cordial people, who always met you as a good friend. Serbia - the crossroads of Europe, a crossroad between East and West, North and South. Favorable geographical position, natural resources and convenient means of communication have long been attracted to him. For thousands of years in the space of Serbia passed the resettlement of peoples, cultures were replaced, revived and collapsed states, and all this has left traces of their stay here. At the heart of Serbian tourism is a huge variety of landscapes, an abundance of historical and cultural monuments, health resorts, hunting and fishing grounds. Pass through the country air and rail routes from Western and Central Europe to Greece, Turkey, the Middle East, Asia and Africa. The historical past of Serbia is the crossroads of different civilizations - from the Byzantine to the Ottoman, which left in its architecture a unique trace. Here reigns the natural, historical, cultural and ethnic diversity.

Serbia is situated in Central Europe, the Balkans and the Pannonian plain. It shares borders with Albania, Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, Montenegro and Romania. Serbia has no outlet to the sea, but its location on the Danube river gives it a convenient way to Europe and the Black Sea. Importance for navigation is a river Tisza. In Serbia there are two autonomous provinces: Vojvodina and Kosovo. The capital of the state - the city of Belgrade. Other major cities: Novi Sad, Nis, Pristina and Subotica.

Geographically, Serbia is located in two regions - Central and South-eastern Europe. Its territory extends to the Pannonian plain and the Balkan Peninsula. North, Central part of the country, lie on the plain, while the South accounted for mountainous terrain. In most of a temperate continental climate, and only in the south it is close to the Mediterranean.

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Climate Serbia

In the interior of Serbia, the climate is more continental than on the Adriatic coast of Montenegro. Average temperature in Belgrade is about 17 from May to September, in April and October, about 13 and about 7 in March and November.

Money Serbia

The official currency of Serbia - Dinar (YUM), which is 100 pair. In circulation are banknotes in denominations of 5000, 1000, 200, 100, 50, 20 and 10 dinar coins in 10, 20, 5, 2 and 1 dinar and 50 couple. Rate dinar pegged to the euro.

Traditions Serbia

Taking photographs is allowed only in places where there are no prohibiting signs (crossed-camera). It is forbidden to photograph objects of transport infrastructure and energy, port facilities and military sites.

Montenegrins, unlike the Serbs, extremely tolerant and manifestations of ethnic differences, even to the question of inter-ethnic conflicts in the Balkans. But to talk about politics or about the various aspects related to the collapse of Yugoslavia, is not recommended. The crime rate is relatively low. Police harshly repress any manifestation of cheating foreign tourists, but at the household level, there are frequent cases of fraud or petty allegedly suddenly appeared a language barrier, and therefore should be particularly careful when discussing financial issues, and never to give money in advance, before providing services.

Population Serbia

According to the 2002 census, in Serbia, only 9,396,411 live

Medical aid Serbia

Insurance health care system. First aid will be provided free of charge, for a more thorough examination fee is charged. Foreigners are advised to refer only to special hospitals (Hospital Boris Kidrich, Klinichki Centar, etc.). Advice for foreigners is $ 3.10, depending on the disease. In each community (subdivision) has a public polyclinic ( "House zdravlya"), which will be provided a qualified first aid. Almost everywhere in cities and large towns are the doctors engaged in private practice.

Most clinics is open from Tuesday to Saturday from 7.00 to 13.00-17.00. Chemists have and state (usually in the room "houses zdravlya"), and private. The range of drugs, both local and foreign, is quite extensive.

Transport Serbia

The main highway Yugoslavia have a direction to the south-east and pass through Belgrade and Nis in the direction of Greece. For the use of highways (autoput "), local residents pay a small fee in dinar and foreign - in euros (about 7 euros from the Hungarian border to Belgrade, and 35 - from Belgrade to the Bulgarian border). The amount charged at the exit from the highway, but not at the entrance. All other roads are free and are often not in the best condition. Many mountain areas are not enclosed with lots of rock slides and poor lighting very difficult for independent movement in the country. Tourist information boards and road signs are often absent, and the existing signs are often plastered with advertisements to full unreadable. The manner of driving locals rather specific and requires a certain addictive. On motorways the maximum speed limit of 120 km / h, on a first-class roads - 100 km / h, the second class - 80 km / h. In urban areas the speed limit - 60 km / h. In commercially available gasoline with octane number 86, 98 and 95. "Traditional" 95-th gasoline referred to as "95 bezolovni". For fuel cars running on 92-m gasoline, use of leaded petrol, petrol stations designated as "95". Price of all types of gasoline (95, 95 bezolovni, 98), as a rule, the same or differ by no more than 2 cents. At the gas station, owned by public companies Jugopetrol and Beo-Petrol "and selling cheap petrol queues arise periodically. You can use the services of private stations, where prices are higher, and the queue is shorter.

Electricity Serbia

Electricity 220 volts, 50 Hz.

Smoking Serbia

Most people in the country - smokers. Even in public transport and in public institutions constantly to be found smoking individuals.

Tip Serbia

Tipping in restaurants and taxis are, basically, 10% of the total bill.

Helpful information Serbia

Help Desk - 998.
Tourist information - 987.
Information Office of the airport Tivat - (82) 671-550, 671-570.
Information Office of the Belgrade airport (11) 601-555, 601-424, 601-431, 601-439.
Supplemental Belgrade bus station - (11) 658-759.
Background of the Belgrade railway station - (11) 644-455.
The exact time - 95.

Emergency services:
Police - 92.
Fire - 93.
Ambulance - 94.

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