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Serbian culture
Literature · Music · Art · Cinema
Epic poetry · Clans · Costume
Kinship · Cuisine · Sport Serbs (Serbian: Срби, Srbi) are a South Slavic people who live mainly in Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and, to a lesser extent, in Croatia. ... Image File history File links Ocila. ... Serbian culture refers to the culture of Serbia as well as the culture of Serbians in other parts of the former Yugoslavia and elsewhere in the world. ... Serbian literature is literature written in Serbian language and/or in Serbia. ... Serbia and Montenegro is a Balkan country, recently ravaged by war that has caused widespread migration and cultural oppression. ... Art of Serbia. ... Songs of Serbian epic poetry rarely, if ever, rhyme, but they are easy to remember as each line has exactly ten syllables and caesura after fourth syllable. ... Please wikify (format) this article as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... Traditional Serbian costume, like any other traditional dress of a nation or culture, has been lost to the advent of urbanization, industrialization, and the growing market of international clothing trends. ... The Serbian language is one of the richest languages regarding kinship terminology. ... Serbian cuisine is derived from mixed traditions, mostly influenced by Mediterranean (especially Greek), Hungarian, Turkish and Austrian couisines, which makes it a heterogeneous one. ...

By region or country
(including the diaspora)

Central Serbia · Kosovo · Vojvodina
Bosnia and Herzegovina · Montenegro
Croatia · Macedonia · Hungary
Romania · Albania · Germany
United States · Canada · Australia
By town or city
Budapest · Dubrovnik · Mostar · Osijek
Sarajevo · Szentendre · Timişoara
Trieste · Vienna · Zagreb
Subgroups
and closely related peoples

Bokelji · Bosniaks · Bunjevci · Croats
Goranci · Krashovani · Montenegrins
Muslims by nationality · Šokci
South Slavs · Torlaks · Yugoslavs There are currently 1. ... Serbs in Kosovo in 1991 Serbs are the second largest ethnic group in Kosovo. ... Serbs in Vojvodina according to the 2002 census The Serbs are the largest ethnic group in the Vojvodina province of Serbia. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Serbs have a long history on the territory of todays Budapest (Serbian: Будимпешта or BudimpeÅ¡ta). ... The Serbs of Dubrovnik made up 3. ... The Serbs of Mostar, Bosnia & Herzegovina, numbered about 24,000 at the outbreak of the Bosnian War in 1992. ... The Serbs of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, numbered 157,526 according to the 1991 census, making up 30% of the citys population. ... A Bokelj in traditional Bokelj clothes The Bokelj people (pl. ... The Bosniaks (Bosnian: BoÅ¡njaci, IPA: ) are a South Slav people living mainly in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Sandžak region of Serbia and Montenegro, with a smaller autochthonous population also present in Kosovo. ... Bunjevci (Bunjevac, Serbian and Croatian: Bunjevci/Буњевци, singular Bunjevac/Буњевац, pronounced as Bunyevtzi and Bunyevatz, also in Hungarian: bunyevácok) are a South Slavic ethnic group originally from the Dinaric Alps region, now mostly living in the Bačka region situated in northern Serbia (Vojvodina province) and southern Hungary (B... Croats (Croatian: Hrvati) are a South Slavic people mostly living in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and nearby countries. ... Gorani (also Goranci, Gorançe or Goranska) are a Slavic ethnic group living in Gora region, just south of Prizren in the territory of Kosovo (Serbia), north-western Macedonia in the Å ar-planina region near Tetovo, as well as in north-eastern Albania (most notably in the village of Shishtavec... The Krashovani (Croatian and Serbian: KraÅ¡ovani, Крашовани, KaraÅ¡ovani or KraÅ¡ovanje, KaraÅ¡evci and KoroÅ¡evci; Romanian: CaraÅŸoveni, CârÅŸoveni, CotcoreÅ£i or CocoÅŸi; also known as Krashovans) are a South Slavic people indigenous to CaraÅŸova and other nearby locations in CaraÅŸ-Severin County within... Montenegrins (Serbian and Montenegrin: Црногорци / Crnogorci) are a South Slavic people who are primarily associated with the Republic of Montenegro. ... Muslims by nationality was a term used in Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia to describe people who spoke Serbo-Croatian language and professed Islam that werent identified as one of the other nations. ... Å okci (Croatian & Serbian Latin: Å okci, singular Å okac, Serbian Cyrillic: Шокци, singular Шокац, pronounced as Shoktzi and Shokatz, also in Hungarian: Sokácok) are a South Slavic ethnic group living in various settlements along the Danube and Sava rivers in the historic regions of Slavonia, Baranja, Syrmia and western Bačka. ... Countries inhabited by South Slavs (in black) Distribution of Slavic peoples by language The South Slavs are a southern branch of the Slavic peoples that live in the Balkans, the southern Pannonian Plain and the eastern Alps. ... Area where Torlakian dialect is spoken Torlaks (Torlaci, Торлаци) is a name for inhabitants of south-eastern Serbia who speak the Torlakian dialect of the Serbian language. ... Yugoslav was an ethnic designation used by some people in former Yugoslavia, which continues to be used in some of its successor countries. ...

Serbian political entities
Serbia (Vojvodina · Kosovo)
BiH (Republika Srpska · Brčko · FBiH)
Montenegro This is the list of political entities (states and provinces) that were inhabited or ruled by Serbs during the history. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Republic of Serbia   â€“Vojvodina   â€“Kosovo (UN admin. ... For other uses of the name Kosovo, see Kosovo (disambiguation). ... Motto: none Anthem(s): Intermeco Capital Sarajevo Largest city Sarajevo Official language(s) Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian Government Republic  - Presidency members Haris Silajdžić1 (Bosniak) NebojÅ¡a Radmanović (Serb) Željko KomÅ¡ić (Croat)  - Chairman of the Council of Ministers Adnan Terzić Independence From Yugoslavia   - Recognized 6 April 1992  Area  - Total... Anthem: Bože Pravde (English: God of Justice) Patron Saint: Saint Stephen3 The location of Republika Srpska as part of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Europe. ... Official language Serbian, Bosnian (Serbo-Croation) and Croatian Official script Cyrillic alphabet, Latin alphabet Capital Brčko Area  â€“ Total  â€“ % water  208 km²  n/a Population  â€“ Total  â€“ Density  80,000  ? Ethnic groups (current est. ... This article is in need of attention. ... Motto: none Anthem: Oj, svijetla majska zoro Capital Podgorica Largest city Podgorica Serbian of the Ijekavian dialect1 Government Republic  - President Filip Vujanović  - Prime Minister Željko Å turanović Independence From Serbia and Montenegro   - Declared June 3, 2006   - Recognised June 8, 2006  Area  - Total 14,026 km² (159th) 5,414 sq mi   - Water...

Serb Orthodox Church
Patriarchs · Monasteries · Saints Flag of the Serbian Orthodox Church The Serbian Orthodox Church (SOC) (Serbian: Српска Православна Црква / Srpska Pravoslavna Crkva; СПЦ / SPC) or the Church of Serbia is one of the autocephalous Orthodox Christian churches, ranking sixth after Constantinople, Alexandria, Antioch, Jerusalem, and Russia. ... This is a list of Patriarchs of Serbia, the person known officially as Patriarch of all Serbia, Archbishop of Pec, Metropolitan of Belgrade and Karlovci. ... This is a list of Serb Orthodox monasteries. ... Over the history of the Serbian Orthodox Church, the church has had many people who were venerated to saint hood. ...

Serbian languages and dialects
Serbian · Serbo-Croat
Romano-Serbian · Slavoserbian
Shtokavian · Torlakian · Šatrovački To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... Serbo-Croatian (srpskohrvatski or hrvatskosrpski) is a name for a language of the Western group of the South Slavic languages. ... The Romano-Serbian language is a language in the Western group of South Slavic languages. ... The Slavoserbian language (славяносербскій [slavjanoserbskij], словенскій [slovenskij]; in Serbian славеносрпски/slavenosrpski) is a form of the Serbian language which was predominantly used at the end of the 18th century and the beginning of the 19th century by educated Serbian citizens in Vojvodina, and the Serbian diaspora in other parts of the Habsburg Monarchy. ... Shtokavian (Å tokavian, Å¡tokavski/штокавски) is the primary dialect of the Central South Slavic languages system, Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian language. ... Torlakian is the name used for the Slavic dialects spoken in Southern and Eastern Serbia, Northwest Republic of Macedonia (Kratovo-Kumanovo) and Northwest Bulgaria (Vidin-Bregovo). ... Å atrovački is a feature of permuting syllables of words used in Serbo-Croat (Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian) and Macedonian. ...

History · Timeline · Monarchs
Theories on the origin of the Serbs This article presents the history of the Serbs. ... Coat of Arms of Serbia This is a list of Serbian monarchs. ... Serbs are South Slavic people, living mainly in Serbia, Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina. ...

Persecution of Serbs
Serbophobia · Jasenovac
Persecution in World War II Serbophobia (Serbian, Croatian: србофобиjа, srbofobija), also called anti-Serbism means a sentiment of hostility or hatred towards Serbs, Serbia, or Republika Srpska. ... “Jasenovac” redirects here. ... Serbs were heavily persecuted during the Second World War. ...

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Serbian Americans are citizens of the United States who are of Serbian ancestry. According to the 2000 US census, there are 140,337 Americans of full or partial Serbian descent, in addition to 328,547 persons listing their ancestry as Yugoslavian. Chicago, Illinois, is of particular note for its large Serbian community. Citizenship is membership in a political community (originally a city but now a state), and carries with it rights to political participation; a person having such membership is a citizen. ... Serbs (Serbian: Срби, Srbi) are a South Slavic people who live mainly in Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and, to a lesser extent, in Croatia. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... Yugoslavia (Jugoslavija in all south Slavic languages) is a term used for three separate but successive political entities that existed during most of the 20th century on the Balkan Peninsula in Europe. ... Nickname: The Windy City, The Second City, Chi Town Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location in Chicagoland and Illinois Coordinates: Country United States State Illinois County Cook Incorporated March 4, 1837 Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Area    - City 606. ... Official language(s) English Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (149,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ...


The States with the largest Serbian-American populations are: [1]

  1. Pennsylvania- 18,316
  2. Illinois- 17,893
  3. Ohio- 16,859
  4. California- 12,760
  5. Indiana- 9,238

Official language(s) None Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 160 miles (255 km)  - Length 280 miles (455 km)  - % water 2. ... Official language(s) English Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (149,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ... Official language(s) None Capital Columbus Largest city Columbus Largest metro area Cleveland Area  Ranked 34th  - Total 44,825 sq mi (116,096 km²)  - Width 220 miles (355 km)  - Length 220 miles (355 km)  - % water 8. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... Official language(s) English Capital Indianapolis Largest city Indianapolis Area  Ranked 38th  - Total 36,418 sq mi (94,321 km²)  - Width 140 miles (225 km)  - Length 270 miles (435 km)  - % water 1. ...

Famous Serbian Americans

See also: :Category:Serbian-Americans

Nikola Tesla (1856-1943)[1] was a world-renowned Serbian inventor, physicist, mechanical engineer and electrical engineer. ... Mihajlo Idvorski Pupin, Ph. ... Milorad Rod R. Blagojevich (pronounced IPA:  , born December 10, 1956) is an American politician from the state of Illinois. ... Main title caption from Dynasty. ...

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