The Republic of Serbia is a democratic state of all its citizens. Its history and achievements make it an integral part of modern civilisation.
Serbia is a country in the South-eastern Europe, located in the heart of the Balkan Peninsula, with the population of 7,4 million citizens. Serbia is a country of hospitable, emotional and joyful people, who possess a sense for sportsmanship, extraordinary traditions, and a huge cultural heritage that enriches the entire European culture.
The ethnic composition of the population of the Republic of Serbia is very diverse, which is a result of the country's turbulent past. The majority of the population of Serbia are Serbs, but other ethnicities also live on its territory. All citizens have equal rights and responsibilities and enjoy full ethnic equality. The official language in Serbia is Serbian and the script in official use is Cyrillic, while Latin script is also used. In the areas inhabited by ethnic minorities, the languages and scripts of the minorities are in official use.
Serbia’s capital is Belgrade. With a population of 1.6 million, it is the country's administrative, economic and cultural centre.
The main religion of Serbia is Christian Orthodox. Beside the Christian Orthodox Church, there are also many other religious communities in Serbia: Islamic, Roman Catholic, Protestant, Jewish are just some of them.