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Home > Society > Communities and Regions > Cities > Belgrade
Belgrade Srpski
Above Sea level (m): 116,75 m
Zone: Downtown

Belgrade is the capital of Serbia, having around 1,6 million residents. In the field of traffic and transport, it is a city of the highest importance as a road and railway center, as a port for river and air traffic, and as a telecommunication center.

It spreads over 3.6% of the territory of Serbia, and 15.8% of Serbian population lives in this city. Also, 31.2% of all employed workers in Serbia work in Belgrade.

Belgrade is situated at the place where the Sava joins the Danube. Belgrade is one of the oldest cities in Europe and, beside Athens, the greatest urban whole of the Balkan Peninsula. The oldest archaeological artefacts from Belgrade area date back to the fifth millenium B.C. The members of a Celtic tribe founded Singidunum in the III century B.C., while the first record of the name Belgrade dates back to 989 A.D. During its long and tumultuous history, Belgrade has been conquered by 40 armies, and 38 times it has been raised up from the ashes.

Important economic and agricultural capacities are developed in Belgrade, especially metallurgy, metal-working industry and electronic industry, then commerce and banking. The free trade zone is located in the wider area of Belgrade, Smederevo and Pančevo, on the banks of the Danube river, covering 2,000 sqm of business space. Also, 30% of the national product of Serbia is made in Belgrade.

Belgrade is the capital of Serbian culture, education and science. It has the greatest concentration of institutions of national importance in the field of science and art. There is the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, established in 1886 as the Serbian Royal Academy: the National Library of Serbia, established in 1832; the National Museum, established in 1841 and the National Theatre, established in 1869. The city is also the seat of the Belgrade University, founded in 1808 as the Great School, and the seat of the University of Art.

Belgrade has the status of a separate teritorial unit in Serbia, having its own autonomous city government. Its territory is divided into 17 municipalities, having their own local governmental bodies.

Urban Municipalities
Čukarica, Novi Beograd, Palilula, Rakovica, Savski venac, Stari grad, Voždovac, Vračar, Zemun, Zvezdara

Suburban Municipalities
Barajevo, Grocka, Lazarevac, Mladenovac, Obrenovac, Sopot, Surčin

TOURISM

TOURIST ORGANIZATION OF BELGRADE
Masarikova 5/IX, 11000 Beograd, Srbija
www.tob.co.rs  /  www.belgradetourism.org.rs

 

All important tourist information can be found in Internet site of Tourist Organization of Belgrade:

  • INFO SERVICES  (police assistance, emergency services, legal services, healthcare, public services and facilities...)
  • Useful Information (climate, language, working hours, currency...)
  • Accomodation & Food (hotels, campings, restaurants, gastronomy...)
  • Leisure Time (sightseeing, excursions, hunting&fishing, entertainment...)

 

TOURIST INFO CENTERS:
- Belgrade Airport, Phone: +381 11 209 4444 (09.00-20.00)
- Central Railway Station, Phone: 361-2732, 36-12-645
(09.00-20.00, sat. 09.00-17.00)
- Terazije, pedestrian subway by "Albanija" Tower,
Phone: 635-622, tel/fax 635-343
(09.00-20.00, sat. 09.00-17.00, sun. 10.00-16.00)
- Knez Mihailova 18, Phone: 2629-992
(09.00-21.00, sat. 09.00-17.00, sun. 10.00-16.00)
- Savsko pristanište, Karađorđeva (mart-novembar)

Tourist Center of Zemun, Zemun, Zmaj Jovina 14, tel. 192-094
Association of Tourist Guides, Dečanska 1, tel. 324-83-79

TOURIST ORGANIZATION OF SERBIA
Omladinskih brigada 1, SIV 3, 11070 Novi Beograd    011/ 3232 586, Faks: 322 1068
www.serbia-tourism.org

MINISTRY OF TRADE AND SERVICES
Nemanjina 22-26, tel. 361-88-52, www.minttu.sr.gov.rs

YUTA - Business Association of Tourist Agencies of Serbia and Montenegro
Kondina 14, 3228-687, fax 3224-137, www.yuta.rs


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Airport NIKOLA TESLA
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Belgrade Boat Carnival 2006
Belgrade Cultural Centre
Cafe GRINET
Cafe PLATO
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Club HEMINGVEJ
Danube
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Hotel KASINA
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Hotel LE PETIT PIAF
Hotel M BEST WESTERN
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Hotel N
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Hotel PRAG
Hotel REX
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Hotel SKALA
Hotel SLAVIJA
Hotel SLAVIJA LUX
Hotel SPLENDID
Hotel SRBIJA
Hotel SUMADIJA BEST WESTERN
Hotel TAŠ
Hotel UNION
Hotel ZLATNIK
Important Phone numbers
JUMP CAFE
Kosmaj
National Museum in Belgrade
Restaurant ALEKSANDAR CLUB
Restaurant AMSTERDAM
Restaurant CRUISE
Restaurant CRUISE
Restaurant CUBA LIBRE
Restaurant DALI
Restaurant DEMODE
Restaurant FONTANA
Restaurant FRESKA
Restaurant GULI
restaurant IPANEMA
Restaurant JACO
Restaurant LION CLUB
Restaurant LIQUID
Restaurant MAKE-UP
Restaurant MONUMENT
Restaurant NO NO!
Restaurant OK.NO
Restaurant OPERA
Restaurant PETI ELEMENT
Restaurant PIANO BAR
Restaurant SKVER
Restaurant TEA HOUSE
Restaurant TRIBECA
Sava
Smederevo
The Ivo Andrić Foundation
THREE CARROTS ( IRISH PUB )
Tourist settlened Rtanj
ULUS, Association of Fine Artists of Serbia
Virtual Gallery ITN
Virtual gallery ITN: Dragan RISTIĆ, Exhibition
Voždovac Municipality - Services and receive citizens
WONDERBAR

Links
Belgrade Tourist Organization
City of Belgrade

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