Serbia is a country located in Southern Europe. There are 8 countries (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Romania) that Serbia shares its borders with. The official language of Serbia is Serbian. Although English is not the official language, a large number of people in Serbia are fluent English speakers.
In the EF English Competency Index (EF EPI), which assesses the language proficiency of non-native speaking countries, Serbia was ranked 14th out of 100 countries in 2021.
The national currency in Serbia is Serbian dinar (RSD). The dinar (РСД) is subdivided into 100 para.
With today’s currency rate, 1 EUR is worth 117.24 RSD and 1 USD is worth 109.25 RSD.
Check with your bank before your trip to find out if there are any fees for using your card abroad. Some banks do not charge fees when you use a foreign ATM or pay in foreign currency, but others may charge a fixed cost for each transaction or allow a limited number of free withdrawals. The travel card provided by Wise.com, Revolut or Monose might be an excellent option to cut down on transaction fees.
Ookla® Speedtest The average fixed internet speed in Serbia is 120.08 Mbps and mobile is 63.41 Mbs.The global average is 159.18 Mbps and 109.61 Mbps respectively.
ATM Density When compared to the world average, Serbia has more ATMs.53.39 ATMs per 100,000 people.The global average is 39.69.
SIM Registration You can buy a SIM card in Serbia without having to register it with your ID or passport.
There are 2 socket types used in Serbia. Type C is a popular socket type throughout Europe (except the United Kingdom), Russia, and certain Asian countries.
The sockets’ shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).
In the year 2023, Serbia will celebrate 11 national public holidays. The next one Armistice Day will take place on November 11.
|January 1, 2023||New Year’s DayNova Godina|
|January 2, 2023||New Year’s DayNova Godina|
|January 7, 2023||Christmas DayBožić|
|February 15, 2023||Statehood DayDan državnosti Srbije|
|February 16, 2023||Statehood DayDan državnosti Srbije|
|April 14, 2023Moving holiday||Good FridayVeliki petak|
|April 16, 2023Moving holiday||Easter SundayVaskrs (Uskrs)|
|April 17, 2023Moving holiday||Easter MondayVaskrsni (Uskrsni) ponedeljak|
|May 1, 2023||May Day / International Workers’ DayPraznik rada|
|May 2, 2023||May Day / International Workers’ DayPraznik rada|
|November 11, 2023||Armistice DayDan primirja|
- EF English Proficiency Index (EF Education First)
- Speedtest Global Index® (Ookla®)
- Automated teller machines (ATMs) (per 100,000 adults) (The World Bank Group)
- Registration Policies Per Country (Prepaid Data SIM Card Wiki)
What hotel chains are present in Serbia?
There are no Mariott hotels in Serbia.
The Hilton hotel chain operates in Serbia.
The IHG hotel chain operates in Serbia.
The Best Western hotel chain operates in Serbia.
There are Radisson hotels in Belgrade.
The Accor hotel chain operates in Serbia.
What fast food chains are present in Serbia?
The McDonald’s chain operates in Serbia.
The KFC chain operates in Serbia.
The Burger King chain does not operate in Serbia.
The Subway chain does not operate in Serbia.
The Domino’s Pizza chain does not operate in Serbia.
The Starbucks chain does not operate in Serbia.
- Country by National Dish (Samson Daniel)
What is the weather like in Belgrade?
Weather data for Belgrade (capital city) by Open-Meteo.com
Railways There are passenger trains , and some of them are high-speed trains.
Subway Systems There is no subway system in any city.
Taxi Apps Unfortunately neither Uber nor Bolt are available in Serbia.
- List of high-speed railway lines (Wikipedia)
- List of metro systems (Wikipedia)
- Left- and right-hand traffic (Wikipedia)
- The Global Enabling Trade Report 2016: Road connectivity (World Economic Forum)
Emergency phones in Serbia
- Serbia Travel Advisory (United States: Department of State)
- Travel Advice for Serbia (United Kingdom: The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office)
- Mortality caused by road traffic injury (The World Bank Group)
- Corruption & Economic Crime (United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime)
Smoking & Alcohol
Smoking ban Smoking is prohibited in all public areas excluding entertainment and restaurants.
Cananbis legality Both recreational and medicinal use of cannabis is prohibited.
The products are only for your own use or consumption, or as a present for members of your household. They may not be imported for commercial purposes under any circumstances.
- 1 litre of spirits
- tobacco products equivalent to 200 cigarettes or 50 cigars or 250 g of rolling tobacco or a total of 250 g of all of these products
- List of smoking bans (Wikipedia)
- Legality of cannabis (Wikipedia)