In short

  • The Republic of Serbia is located in the south of Europe, occupies the central part of the Balkan Peninsula.
  • Territory 88361 km/sq
  • Population over 8,000,000 people
  • Capital – Belgrade, administrative and economic center, more than 2,000,000 inhabitants
  • Peoples – Serbs and Montenegrins, national minorities – Albanians, Hungarians, Romanians
  • Language – Serbian, Writing – Cyrillic and Latin
  • Religion – The Serbian and Montenegrin population mainly professes Orthodoxy, national minorities – Islam and Catholicism
  • Currency – dinar
  • Climate – temperate continental with warm summers (up to 30C) and snowy winters (within -5C -10C)
  • Air connection – Belgrade International Airport: Nikola Tesla
  • National airline – – Air Serbia
  • The largest cities – Nis (626.000), Novi Sad (265.000), Kragujevac (180.000)
  • The largest river is the Danube, which stretches through Serbia for 588 km
  • National park: Kopaonik, Fruska Gora, Djerdap, Tara, Caves – Resavska, Petnickaya, Zlotska Cave, Risovaca, etc.

Cultural and historical monuments included in the UNESCO list

Studenica Monastery, a complex of monasteries of Stari Ras and Sopochany, as well as the “White Angel” fresco in the Mileshev Monastery, which is of particular value

Serbian Resorts

Serbia is one of the rare countries in Europe and the world, in which all healing factors take place: water, mud, gas and air. Such wealth and more than 1,000 healing mineral springs have made Serbia an oasis of health in Europe.

Customs regulations

Foreign citizens can bring in an unlimited amount of currency, which they must present and declare when entering the country. An equivalent amount can be taken out of the country.

Additional information

  • Visa – For citizens of the Russian Federation, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Ukraine entry into the territory of Serbia is visa-free (up to 30 days).
  • Banks – Working hours – from 08:00 to 19:00, on Saturdays – from 08:00 to 13:00, Sunday – day off.
  • Credit card – In some stores and hotels, it is possible to pay with credit cards: “VISA International” and “DINERS CLUB International”.
  • ATMs – there are in banks, at the airport and in some hotels.
  • Shops – – grocery are open from 6.00 to 20.00. Other shops and department stores are open from 8.00 to 20.00. On Saturdays, shops are open from 8.00 to 15.00. Sunday – day off.
  • Electricity – Used voltage – 220 V. Requires an adapter according to the European standard.
  • Time difference: Serbia belongs to the Central European time zone.