Ten fun facts about Serbia


Fact 1
Most Serbian last names end with the letters “ic”.

Fact 2
The country has been topping the global raspberry export list for several years now. Even in 2012, almost 95% of the world’s raspberries came from Serbia.

Fact 3
In 274 AD, Constantine the Great, the Roman Emperor was born in the Serbian city of Nis.


Fact 4
Between the 3rd and 4th centuries, a total of eighteen emperors were born on what is modern day Serbia. That number accounts for a fifth of all Roman rulers.

Fact 5
The only Serbian world that is accepted and used across the world is “vampire”.

Fact 6
The Serbian clock-making industry is even older than the world-famous Swiss one. The Serbs had their own clock 600 years before the Swiss did.

Fact 7
The Old Downtown Church that stands in the downtown section of Cacak is home to a religious building that has been turned into a mosque a record ten times.

Fact 8
The very first video transmission between North America and Europe that took place in 1963 featured the White Angel from the Serbian fresco at Monastery Milesevo.

Fact 9
Excluding the great powers, Serbia and Belgium were the only countries that went onto forming the European Union.

Fact 10
Europe’s largest gorge, the Djerdap Gorge is situated inn Serbia. The mighty Danube river flows through it.


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Is a country situated in between Southeast and Central Europe and covers the southernmost segment of the central Balkans and the Pannonian Plain


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Population
7,146,759

Sources
CIA The World Factbook



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