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    Information About Yugoslavia



    About Yugoslavia

    The kingdom of Yugoslavia, partitioned into the state of Serbia and Montenegro, was a state which existed during the first phase of World War II and is found between the central Europe and the southeast Europe. "The national anthem of the kingdom of Yugoslavia" was the anthem and the phrase "one nation, one king, one country" used as the state's motto. Belgrade was the capital city between 1918 and 1941 and later the London became the capital city in exile. The constitutional monarchy was the form of governance used from 1918 to 1945 although the absolute monarchy occurred in the middle from 1929 to 1934. The king and the prince regent together with the prime minister were the governmental administrators until 1945 where the national assembly with both the senate and the chamber of deputies was the legislature. The Serbo, Croato and the Slovene were the official languages and the state used the Yugoslav kroner and the dinar as the commercial currency. Today, Serbia and the Montenegro states occupy the great areas of the ancient Yugoslavia although other states such as the Croatia, Kosovo and Slovenia still originated from the ancient Yugoslavia.

    History of Yugoslavia

    The territories' participation in the World War I led to the unification and creation of the Yugoslavia state in 1918. Before the unification, Serbia and Montenegro were already recognized independent states while the other territories, were under the austro Hungarian monarchy. The kingdom Croats, Serbs, and Slovenes was the official name for the state since it emerged until 1929 when King Alexander I changed it to kingdom of Yugoslavia. A bloodless military coup invaded the state of Yugoslavia in 1941 supported by several powers and led to the end of the resistance power from the inhabitants of the state. At the end of the war, the state of Yugoslavia was partitioned into several states and the leadership of every state was under a different axis power.

    Geography of Yugoslavia

    Yugoslavia is in the south-eastern regions of Europe between Albania and Bosnia and bordered the Adriatic Sea. The state cover an area approximated to 255, 400 square kilometers with a small percentage of its land covered by water. The northern parts of the state had very rich and fertile plains while the limestone ranges together with basins dominated the eastern regions of the state. With no islands along its coastline found within the Montenegro state, the south-western regions along the sea have extremely high shorelines while the ancient hills and mountains are abundant in the south-eastern areas. The Adriatic Sea at zero meters from the lowest point, while the Daravica at 2, 656 meters is the most elevated region within the territory of Yugoslavia.

    Climate of Yugoslavia

    The summers are usually hot and humid while the winters are cold in the northern regions where the continental climate dominates. Along the coast where the Adriatic climate dominates, the summers are usually hot and dry while the winters are cold and the inland experience a heavy snowfall. Both the continental and Mediterranean climates hit the central regions.

    Natural Resources in Yugoslavia

    Yugoslavia has the great reserves of oil and natural gas which uplifted the economy of the state. Other mineral deposits which had an economic value included copper, gold and lead. The hydro power generation provided energy and other minor reserves of chrome; pyrite and zinc existed in the state.

    Tourist Attraction in Yugoslavia

    A visit to the former Yugoslavia will be scheduled such that you pay a visit and experience the adventure in each of the states which originated from the ancient Yugoslavia. The oldest part of the Sarajevo, bascarsija, aligned with the mosques and square consists of historical buildings and other religious and cultural structures dating back to the ancient days, the treasured Islamic architecture found in the town of Bosnia where the historical monument of old bridge monster stands, the beautiful waterfalls in the town of jajce along the pliva river and the dervish house constructed at the natural springs of river Buna, are among the major attractions distributed among the territories of the Yugoslavia. The una national park with natural features such as the famous strbacki buk and una waterfalls and even the hutovo blato national park where the wild birds such as duck comfortably find their protected refuge, are also great landmarks within the territory. The cities of the former Yugoslavia are within each state and include:
    • Sarajevo
    • Zagreb
    • Skopje
    • Podgorica
    • Belgrade
    • Ljubljana
    • Novi sad

    Famous Hotels in Yugoslavia

    The famous hotels of Yugoslavia are
    • Hotel centrol Sarajevo
    • Hotel Bristol Sarajevo
    • City boutique hotel
    • Hotel Bosnia
    • Lavina hotel jahorina
    • Hotel Grande casa

    Yugoslavia Culture and Cuisine

    Most foods in these territories have lots of spices and cooked with much water and several vegetables juices. Tomatoes and onions together with mushroom and fried and fresh beans are the major ingredients of the main dishes. The meats mostly beef and lambs stew the dishes. The grapes grown in Herzegovina are used in the manufacture of wine liked by most of the people in the region. The sea foods originating from the shores in Montenegro and sausages and hams are also featured in the hotels.

    International Airports in Yugoslavia

    • Belgrade Nikola tesla airport
    • Zagreb airport
    • Pristine airport
    • Sarajevo airport
    • Split airport
    Posted By : All Places Map Last Updated: August 08, 2015

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