Belgrade is the city of about two million
inhabitants. More than half of them are beautiful
The city spreads over the area of 322,268 ha, within
circumference of 419 km. The longest diameter is
92.78 km. The minimum altitude is 66m and the
maximum is 628 m.
Belgrade and its surroundings have moderate
continental climate, with the average annual
temperature of 11.4 C. The coldest month is February
(Average temperature -0.3C) and the hottest is July
(22.5C). Dominant wind during winter period is
"Kosava" (with strokes over 11 m/sec),
while Northwestern winds prevail during the summer.
Belgrade is in Central European Time Zone, GMT +1
hour. From the end of March to the end of October,
the time is GMT +2. When it is soon in Belgrade, it
is 1pm in Athens, 11pm in London, 6am in New York
and noon in Paris.
1-2 January, New Year
7 January, Christmas Day
15 February, Constitution Day
1-2 May, International Labor Day
Eastern, From Good Friday till second day of Eastern
Religious holidays in FR Yugoslavia are celebrated
according to calendars of different religions, but
officially Eastern and Christmas are celebrated
according to Julian Calendar.
The monetary unit is Yugoslav Dinar. Bills are 5,
10, 20, 50, 100 and 200 Dinars. Coins are 50 Paras,
1 Dinar, 2 Dinars and 5 Dinars. One Dinar consists
of 100 Paras.