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The name Beograd (Belgrade) is derived from the Slav for `white city` Serbia is the largest raspberry exporter - accounting for one third of all the raspberries in the world The Autonomous Province of Kosovo and Metohija, which were part of Serbia, declared independence on 17 February 2008 The Miroslav Gospel, written in the twelfth century, is the oldest preserved Serbian manuscript

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Latitude and Longitude 44º 30' N, 20º 30' E
Area 77500 km2
Capital Belgrade (Beograd)
Time Zone UTC+1
Official Name Republic of Serbia
Currency Serbian Dinar (RSD)
Government Republic
Legislature Unicameral
Population 10159046
Independence Date 04/11/92
International Dialing Code 381
ISO Code alpha-3 RS
ISO Code alpha-2 SRB
GDP per Capita (PPP) $10,400.00
Climate Type Mediterranean and Temperate
Major Language(s) Bosniak, Hungarian, Romani, Serbian (official)
Major Ethnic Groups Bosniaks, Hungarian, Montenegrin, Romani, Serb, Yugoslavs
Major Religious Groups Christian (Serbian Orthodox, Catholic, Protestant), Muslim
Administrative Divisions 161 municipalities (opcstine)
Neighbouring Countries Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania
Major Industries Mining, Sugar, Agricultural machinery, Electrical and communication equipment, Paper and pulp, Transportation equipment
Natural Resources Antimony, Chromite, Coal, Copper, Gold, Limestone, Magnesium, Marble, Natural gas, Oil, Pyrite, Iron ore, Silver, Zinc, Cultivable land