Belgrade (Beograd) is the capital of Serbia having about 2 million inhabitants. Belgrade is situated in South-Eastern Europe, on the Balkan Peninsula. It lies at the confluence of the Sava and Danube Rivers in north central Serbia, where the Pannonian Plain meets the Balkan Peninsula. Belgrade is the capital of Serbian culture, education, science and economy. As a result of its tumultuous history, a lot nations have been living in Belgrade for centuries, and Serbs of Orthodox christian religion constitute the majority of the population (90%). The official language is Serbian and official alphabet is Cyrillic but you will also find sometimes Latin alphabet.
Belgrade is one of the oldest cities in Europe and since ancient times it has been an important traffic focal point, an intersection of the roads of Eastern and Western Europe. Its history lasts full 7000 years. The area around two great rivers, the Sava and the Danube has been inhabited as early as palaeolithic period.
Belgrade has established itself as one of the brightest centres of culture in the whole region, offering a diverse selection of arts, including music, theater, art, photography & film, dance, theater and museums. Approximately 11 000 cultural-artistic programmes are performed annually in Belgrade, while festivals such as FEST, BITEF, BELEF and BEMUS along with the Book Fair have long time ago gone beyond the national lines and become part of European cultural and artistic stage.