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Encyclopedia > Podunavlje (Serbia)

Podunavlje is the name of a 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. ...

proposed Podunavlje Region
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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

In the second century, Nis (Naissus) was capital city of Mesia Superior, which was province of Roman Empire. For other meanings of NIS try here. ... The Roman Empire is the term conventionally used to describe the Ancient Roman polity in the centuries following its reorganization under the leadership of Octavian (better known as Caesar Augustus). ...


In the 11th century, Duchy of Nis was province of Byzantine Empire. (10th century - 11th century - 12th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 11th century was that century which lasted from 1001 to 1100. ... The Byzantine Empire is the term conventionally used to describe the Greek-speaking Roman Empire during the Middle Ages, centred at its capital in Constantinople. ...


In 1162, zupan Desa was ruler around Nis. Events June 3 - Thomas Becket consecrated as Archbishop of Canterbury. ...


Between 1791 and 1878, Pasaluk of Nis was province of Ottoman Empire. In 1878, this territory became part of Serbia. 1791 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1878 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... The Ottoman Empire at the height of its power Imperial motto of sultan Abdülaziz El-Muzaffer Daima (Ottoman Turkish for the Ever Victorious) Official language Ottoman Turkish Capital Constantinople (Ä°stanbul) Imperial anthem Ottoman imperial anthem Sovereigns Sultans of the Osmanli Dynasty Population ca 40 million Area 6. ... 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. ...


Between 1922 and 1929, Province of Nis (Niska Oblast) was administrative unit of Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes. 1922 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1929 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Kingdom of Yugoslavia was a Balkan state which existed from December 1, 1918 to mid-April 1941. ...


Between 1929 and 1941, Moravian Banat (Moravska banovina) was province of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia. Capital city of this province was Nis. 1941 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Kingdom of Yugoslavia was a Balkan state which existed from December 1, 1918 to mid-April 1941. ... For other meanings of NIS try here. ...


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In 1945, Serbia was established as one of the federal units of the second Yugoslavia, the Socialist Federative Republic of Yugoslavia, led by Josip Broz Tito until his death in 1980.
Serbia has two autonomous provinces: Kosovo (called Kosovo i Metohija, often abbreviated to Kosmet in Serbian) in the south (5 districts, 30 municipalities), which is presently under the administration of the United Nations Mission in Kosovo, and Vojvodina in the north (7 districts, 46 municipalities).
Serbia, in particular the valley of the Morava, is often described as "the crossroads between East and West", which is one of the primary reasons for its turbulent history.
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