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Encyclopedia > Podrinje (Serbia)

Podrinje is the name of proposed new administrative unit of Serbia. Serbia and Montenegro  â€“ Serbia    â€“ Kosovo and Metohia        (UN administration)    â€“ Vojvodina  â€“ Montenegro Official language Serbian1 Capital Belgrade Area  â€“ Total  â€“ % water  88,361 km²  n/a Population  â€“ Total (2002)     (without Kosovo)  â€“ Density  7. ...

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Some political parties in Serbia (notably Democratic Party of Serbia and Sumadija Coalition) propose creation of new administrative units of Serbia. According to these proposals, Serbia would be divided into 6 regions: Vojvodina (capital city: Novi Sad), Kosovo (capital city: Pristina), Sumadija (capital city: Kragujevac), Podunavlje (capital city: Nis), Podrinje (capital city: Uzice) and Belgrade City Region. The Democratic Party of Serbia (DSS) (Демократска странка Србије / Demokratska stranka Srbije) is a political party in Serbia, led by Vojislav Koštunica, the last president of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. ... Serbia and Montenegro  â€“ Serbia    â€“ Kosovo and Metohia        (UN administration)    â€“ Vojvodina  â€“ Montenegro Official languages Serbian, Hungarian, Slovak, Romanian, Croatian, Rusyn1 Capital Novi Sad Area  â€“ Total  â€“ % water  21,500 km²  n/a Population  â€“ Total (2002)  â€“ Density  2,031,992  94. ... Motto: none Executive government Mayor (Gradonačelnik) City council (SkupÅ¡tina Grada) Mayor Maja Gojković Area 235. ... Kosovo and Metohia (Serbian: Косово и Метохија / Kosovo i Metohija, Albanian: Kosovë / Kosova), in English most often called just Kosovo, is a province of Serbia. ... Prishtinë/Prishtina (Albanian indefinite/definite form) or Priština (Приштина) (Serbian) is the capital city of Kosovo, a landlocked province of Serbia located at 42°65′ N 21°17′ E. It is estimated that the current population of Prishtina is as high as 500,000. ... Categories: Serbia and Montenegro geography stubs | Serbia ... Kragujevac (Крагујевац) (population around 200,000) is a city in Serbia and the prime city of the Sumadija region. ... Podunavlje District in Central Serbia proposed Podunavlje Region Podunavlje is a geographical region in Serbia around Danube River. ... For other meanings of NIS try here. ... Podrinje is a geographical region in Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina around Drina River. ... Užice (Ужице) is a city located in Serbia and Montenegro at 43. ... Belgrade (Serbian, Београд, Beograd   listen?), is the capital (2003–) of Serbia since 1404, Serbia and Montenegro and Yugoslavia (1918–2003). ...


Historical background

Between 1929 and 1941, Drinska banovina (Banat of Drina) was province of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia. This province consisted of parts of western Serbia and eastern Bosnia. Capital city of province was Sarajevo (present day capital city of Bosnia-Herzegovina). Province was named after the river Drina. 1929 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Categories: Historical stubs | Serbian history | History of Bosnia and Herzegovina | Yugoslavia ... The Kingdom of Yugoslavia was a Balkan state which existed from December 1, 1918 to mid-April 1941. ... Serbia and Montenegro  â€“ Serbia    â€“ Kosovo and Metohia        (UN administration)    â€“ Vojvodina  â€“ Montenegro Official language Serbian1 Capital Belgrade Area  â€“ Total  â€“ % water  88,361 km²  n/a Population  â€“ Total (2002)     (without Kosovo)  â€“ Density  7. ... Bosnia and Herzegovina (officially Bosna i Hercegovina, shortened to BiH, also in English variously written Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bosnia and Hercegovina, Bosnia-Hercegovina) is a mountainous country in the western Balkans. ... Sarajevo at night. ... Bosnia and Herzegovina (also variously written Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bosnia and Hercegovina, Bosnia-Hercegovina) is a mountainous country in the western Balkans. ... The Drina is a river on the border of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia and Montenegro. ...


In 1941 Yugoslav Partisans liberated large territory of German occupied western Serbia. In this territory they proclaimed Republic of Uzice (Uzicka Republika) with Uzice city as centre of the Republic. This large free territory was island of freedom in nazi occupied Europe. Republic of Uzice lived a short life. Very soon, German troops occupied this territory again, while majority of Partisan troops escaped towards Bosnia. 1941 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Serbia and Montenegro  â€“ Serbia    â€“ Kosovo and Metohia        (UN administration)    â€“ Vojvodina  â€“ Montenegro Official language Serbian1 Capital Belgrade Area  â€“ Total  â€“ % water  88,361 km²  n/a Population  â€“ Total (2002)     (without Kosovo)  â€“ Density  7. ... Užice (Ужице) is a city located in Serbia and Montenegro at 43. ... World map showing location of Europe Europe is geologically and geographically a peninsula, forming the westernmost part of Eurasia. ... Bosnia and Herzegovina (officially Bosna i Hercegovina, shortened to BiH, also in English variously written Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bosnia and Hercegovina, Bosnia-Hercegovina) is a mountainous country in the western Balkans. ...


See also


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Podrinje - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (113 words)
Podrinje, a name of the Drina river basin, located in Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Podrinje, a proposed new administrative division in Serbia.
Bosnian Podrinje Canton, a canton in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina that encompasses a small part of the Podrinje region.
serbia - Article and Reference from OnPedia.com (5091 words)
Serbia and Yugoslavia were among the countries that had the greatest losses in the war: 1,700,000 (10.8% of the population) people were killed and national damages were estimated at 9.1 billion dollars according to the prices of that period.
Serbia and Montenegro opted to stay on in the federation and at the combined session of the parliaments of Yugoslavia, Serbia and Montenegro held on April 27 1992 in Belgrade, the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia was passed thus reaffirming the continuity of the state first founded on December 1 1918.
Serbia's terrain ranges from the rich, fertile plains of the northern Vojvodina region, limestone ranges and basins in the east, and, in the southeast, ancient mountains and hills.
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