Area: 77,474 sq km
Climate: in the north, continental climate (cold winters and hot, humid summers with well distributed rainfall); in other parts, continental and Mediterranean climate (relatively cold winters with heavy snowfall and hot, dry summers and autumns)
Languages: Serbian (official) 88.3%, Hungarian 3.8%, Bosniak 1.8%, Romany (Gypsy) 1.1%, other 4.1%, unknown 0.9
Government type: republic
National holiday: National Day, 15 February
Independence Day: 5 June 2006 (from Serbia and Montenegro)
Currency: Serbian dinars (RSD)
GDP: $80.49 billion (2010 est.)
GDP - per capita (PPP): $11,000 (2010 est.)
Information for Foreign Students in Serbia
Obtaining a Visa
We recommend travellers to check visa requirements contacting the Paraguayan Embassy in their home country or going on its website.
Link for hotels, hostels, guesthouses, B&Bs:
Doctors are well trained but medical facilities are limited. Some medicines may not be as freely available as at home. Medical treatment is free to UK residents but prescribed medicines must be paid for. Health insurance with emergency repatriation is recommended.
International credit cards such as Visa and MasterCard are accepted in most shops, hotels and restaurants in Serbia. Diners Club and American Express are not so widely accepted.