Serbia Background Stats

National tree:

Oak , Serbian Spruce


  • Daylight Savings Time end date: Rules that determine the date on which daylight savings time ends. Clocks are moved backwards on this date.
  • Daylight Savings Time start date: Rules that determine the date on which daylight savings time begins. Clocks are moved forward on this date.
  • Full name: Full names (translated to english) of the United Nations member states, as of 2014. For a list of full names in the respective original languages of each country, check this link.
  • Independence day date: Date.
  • Land border length: The length of each country's land border. Islands are listed as having a 0.0 km.
  • National anthems: National anthem.
  • National identity card: Description.
  • Neighboring countries and territories: The countries and territories neighboring each country. "L" means they share only a land border and "M" means they have only maritime boundaries. A blank means they share both.
  • Number of maritime boundary neighbours: Number of states and territories with which each country shares a maritime border. Two countries separated from each other by a body of water have a maritime border with each other.
  • Overview: A geopolitical overview of every sovereign country in the world, briefly examining their recent history and place on the global stage. The texts are taken from the BBC News website.
Daylight Savings Time end date Last Sunday October 2013
Daylight Savings Time start date Last Sunday March 2013
Full name Republic of Serbia 2013
Independence day date February 15 1804
Land border length 2,027 km 2014 84th out of 200
National anthems Bo\u017ee pravde ( God of Justice or Lord, Give Us Justice ) 2011
National identity card The Li\u010dna karta (\u041b\u0438\u0447\u043d\u0430 \u043a\u0430\u0440\u0442\u0430) is compulsory at the age of 16, but it can be obtained when a person turns 10. It is issued only to Serbian citizens with permanent residence in Serbia as well as foreign citizens residing in Serbia. While it is the most often used official identification document, three other hold the same status \u2014 Passport, Driver's licence and Refugee ID card. Old style IDs, that refer to a the no longer existing states of SFRY or FRY , will be valid until their expire date and no longer than December 31, 2016. 2004
Neighboring countries and territories Albania (L) Bosnia and Herzegovina (L) Bulgaria (L) Croatia (L) Hungary (L) Republic of Macedonia (L) Montenegro (L) Romania (L) Kosovo (L) Kosovo, which some countries consider part of Serbia, borders Albania 2014
Number of maritime boundary neighbours 0.0 2014 151st out of 171

Serbia became a stand-alone sovereign republic in the summer of 2006 after Montenegro voted in a referendum for independence from the Union of Serbia and Montenegro.

When the vote was followed by a formal declaration of independence by Montenegro, a special session of parliament in Belgrade declared Serbia to be the legal successor to the now defunct Union.

Serbia and Montenegro, the two republics still left in the old Yugoslav federation, had agreed in 2002 to scrap remnants of the ex-communist state and create the new, looser Union of Serbia and Montenegro.

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