Thursday, December 13, 2012


Belgrade is the largest city in Serbia, and is located at the confluence of the Sava and Danube rivers.  Its Serbian name "Beograd" translates to White City.

After the first world war, Belgrade became the capital of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes (renamed the Kingdom of Yugoslavia in 1929).  During this period, the city experienced a rapid grown and modernization.  Belgrades population grew to 239,00 by 1931, and averaged 4% per year.  In 1927 Belgrades first airport opened.

The University of Belgrade

A view of the Cathedral in Belgrade

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