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Serbia presentation

  1. 1. Serbia[rɛpǔblika sř̩bija]
  2. 2. Geographical Position Crossroads of Central and  Landlocked Country South-East Europe
  3. 3. LandscapeĐavolja Varoš Ćele Kula
  4. 4. Population Density  Belgrade (Beograd): 1,2 mil Novi Sad : 220,000  Niš : 180,000
  5. 5. Ethnic Groups 82.9 % Serbs  1.4 % Roma 3.9 % Hungarians  10 % Others 1.8 % Bosniaks
  6. 6. Religion 84.1 % Orthodoxy  3.42 % Islam 6.24 % Catholicism  1.44 % Protestantism
  7. 7. The Economical Situation estimated GDP in 2012  GDP per capita is 35%  upper-middle of $82.274 billion or of EU average income economy $11.079 per capita
  8. 8. Main Industries Tobacco Industry Electricity  2003: the world‘s largest  most important energycigarette maker Phillip Morris center in South-East buys DIN and DIV for €605 Europe million
  9. 9. Cultural InfluencesWestern Rome Kingdom of Hungary Frankish Eastern Rome Kingdom Bulgarian Empire Austrian – Hungarian Byzantium Empire Ottoman Empire Over centuries Serbia was straddeling  Result: distinct characters and the boundaries between West and East sharp contrast between East and South
  10. 10. Cultural Differences North South  Leaning towards Balkans Tied to Western Europe and Mediterranean character people mostly use Roman  people mostly use Cyrillic letters letters
  11. 11. Common Traditions
  12. 12. The Year 1389 - Battle of Blackbirds FieldLazar Hrebeljanović Sultan Murad I. June 15th - St. Vitus Day  Beginning of national consciousness and national pride – National Identity Kosovo Field - Priština
  13. 13. 2nd YoguslaviaSocialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
  14. 14. Yugoslav Wars 1991 - 1995  bitter ethnic conflictsWar in Slovenia (1991) Croatian War (1991-1995) Bosnian War (1992-1995)
  15. 15. The Breakup of Yugoslavia 1991: 1999: Bosnia and 2008: Montenegro andSlovenia, Croati Herzegovina Kosovo a, Macedonia
  16. 16. The Kosovo War 1998 - 1999 KLA = Kosovo Liberation Army  August 1999: Kfor 1998: Open conflict was sent to Kosovo March 1999: NATO  June 1999: Milošević  Serbian civilians flee intervention agreed to withdraw revenge attacks troops
  17. 17. Aftermath and Present Situation  NATO bombing  In February 2008 the caused substantial harm government of Kosovo to infrastructure and proclaimed the economy independence In March 2004 - 19 people  February 2005:  Even today around 62%are killed in the worst clashes Boris Tadic of the Serbs do not accept between Serbs and ethnic promises to defend the independence of Albanians since 1999. rights of Serbs in Kosovo Kosovo
  18. 18. Why do you think the Kosovo is so important for Serbs ?
  19. 19. Thank You For Your Attention !

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