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Guide to Serbia ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records.

Country Information[edit | edit source]

Serbia is a country in Central and Southeastern Europe bordered by Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Albania, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, and Kosovo. Formerly part of Yugoslavia. The official language is Serbian.[1]

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Serbia Map[edit | edit source]

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Jurisdictions[edit | edit source]

Districts[edit | edit source]

  • Vojvodina: Central Banat, North Bačka, North Banat, South Bačka, South Banat, Syrmia, West Bačka
  • Belgrade: City of Belgrade
  • Šumadija and Western Serbia: Kolubara, Mačva, Moravica, Pomoravlje, Rasina, Raška, Šumadija, Zlatibor
  • Southern and Eastern Serbia: Bor, Braničevo, Jablanica, Nišava, Pčinja, Pirot, Podunavlje, Toplica, Zaječar
  • Kosovo and Metohija1: Kosovo, Kosovo-Pomoravlje, Kosovska, Mitrovica, Peć, Prizren

Municipalities[edit | edit source]

Serbia is made up of 161 municipalities (opcstine, singular - opcstina). Read more...

Municipalities in Central Serbia
  • Beograd:
    • Barajevo
    • Cukavica
    • Grocka
    • Lazarevac
    • Mladnovac
    • Novi Beograd
    • Obrenovac
    • Palilula
    • Rakovica
    • Savski Venac
    • Sopot
    • Stari Grad
    • Surcin
    • Vozdovac
    • Vracar
    • Zemun
    • Zrezdara
  • Borski Okrug:
    • Bor
    • Kladovo
    • Majdanpek
    • Negotin
  • Branicevski Okrug:
    • Golubac
    • Kucevo
    • Malo Crnice
    • Petrovac
    • Pozarevac
    • Veliko Gradiste
    • Zabari
    • Zagubica
  • Jablanicki Okrug:
    • Bojnik
    • Crna Trava
    • Lebane
    • Leskovac
    • Medvedja
    • Vlasotince
  • Kolubarski Okrug:
    • Lajkovac
    • Ljig
    • Mionica
    • Osecina
    • Ub
    • Valjevo
  • Macvanski Okrug:
    • Bogatic
    • Koceljeva
    • Krupanj
    • Ljubovija
    • Loznica
    • Mali Zvornik
    • Sabac
    • Vladimirci
  • Moravicki Okrug:
    • Cacak
    • Gornkji Milanovac
    • Ivanjica
    • Lucani
  • Nisavski Okrug:
    • Aleksinac
    • Doljevac
    • Gadzin Han
    • Merosina
    • Nis
    • Razanj
    • Svrljig
  • Pcinjski Okrug:
    • Bosilegrad
    • Bujanovac
    • Presevo
    • Surdulica
    • Trgoviste
    • Vladicin Han
    • Vranje
  • Pirotski Okrug:'
    • Babusnica
    • Bela Palanka
    • Dimitrovgrad
    • Pirot
  • Podunavski Okrug:
    • Smederevo
    • Smederevskia Palanka
    • Velika Plana
  • Pomoravski Okrug:
    • Cuprija
    • Despotovac
    • Jagodina
    • Paracin
    • Rckovac
    • Svilajnac
  • Rasinski Okrug:
    • Aleksandrovac
    • Brus
    • Cicevac
    • Krusevac
    • Trstenik
    • Varvarin
  • Raski Okrug:
    • Kraljevo
    • Novi Pazar
    • Raska
    • Tutin
    • Vrnjacka Banja
  • Sumadijski Okrug:
    • Arandjelovac
    • Batocina
    • Knic
    • Kragujevac
    • Lapovo
    • Raca
    • Topola
  • Toplicki Okrug:
    • Blace
    • Kursumlija
    • Prokuplje
    • Zitoradja
  • Zajecarski Okrug:
    • Boljevac
    • Knjazevac
    • Sokobanja
    • Zalecar
  • Zlatiborski Okrug:
    • Arilje
    • Bajina Basta
    • Cajetina
    • Kosjeric
    • Nova Varos
    • Pozega
    • Priboj
    • Prijepolje
    • Sjenica
    • Uzice
Municipalities in Vojvodina
  • Juzno-Backi Okrug:
    • Backi Petrovac
    • Beocin
    • Novi Sad
    • Sremski Karlovci
    • Temerin
    • Titel
    • Zabalj
  • Juzno Banatski Okrug:
    • Alibunar
    • Bela Crkva
    • Kovacica
    • Kovin
    • Opovo
    • Pancevo
    • Plandiste
    • Vrsac
  • Severno-Backi Okrug:
    • Backa Topola
    • Mali Idjos
    • Subotica;
  • Severno-Banatski Okrug:
    • Ada
    • Coka
    • Kanjiza
    • Kikinda
    • Novi Knezevac
    • Sent
  • Srednje-Banatski Okrug:
    • Nova Crnja
    • Novi Becej
    • Secanj
    • Zitiste
    • Zrenjanin
  • Sremski Okrug:
    • Indjija
    • Irig
    • Pecinci
    • Ruma
    • Sid
    • Sremska Mitrovica
    • Stara Pazova
  • Zapadno-Backi Okrug:
    • Apatin
    • Kula
    • Odzaci
    • Sombor


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References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Serbia," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Serbia, accessed 23 March 2016.










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