Published On: Sat, Mar 1st, 2014

Serbia

Belgrade sunny (1)BASIC

  • Population (2011 est.): 7,120,666
  • Capital: Belgrade
  •  Main cities: Novi Sad, Nis, Kragujevac
  • Currency: dinar (RSD)
  • Time: GMT +1
  • Driving: traffic drives on the right.
  • Public holidays (2013): include January 1, 2, 7; February 15, 16; May 1, 2, 3, 5, 6; November 11
  • Language: Serbian English widely spoken
  • Religion: Christian Orthodox majority, Muslim, Catholic, Protestant, Jewish
  • International dialling code: 00 381

GETTING THERE

 Major gateway:

  • Belgrade Nikola Tesla (BEG)
  • Typical flying time from UK: 2h 30min

Ports:

  • Belgrade and Novi Sad on the Danube

CLIMATE

Temperate Continental, with a gradual transition between the seasons. Summer temperatures can reach as high as 35C, while winter months tend to be snowy