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By David A Norris

Perched above the confluence of 2 nice rivers, the Sava and Danube, Belgrade has been domestic to many civilizations: Celts, Romans, Byzantines, Bulgars, Magyars, Ottomans and Serbs. A Turkish fort, the point of interest for a Serbian principality, an highbrow and creative middle, the town grew until eventually it grew to become capital of Yugoslavia. Now it truly is one of many biggest towns in south-eastern Europe and capital of the Republic of Serbia. regardless of many demanding situations, Belgrade has resisted assimilation and created a distinct cultural identification out of its many contrasting facets, occasionally with brilliant consequences.

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