Germany–Serbia relations

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Germany-Serbia relations
Map indicating locations of Germany and Serbia

Germany

Serbia

Germany–Serbia relations are foreign relations between Germany and Serbia. Both countries established diplomatic relations on 18 January 1879. Germany has an embassy in Belgrade. Serbia has an embassy in Berlin and 5 general consulates (in Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich, Stuttgart and Düsseldorf).[1][2] There are around 505,000 people of Serbian descent living in Germany.[3]

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Germany Germany Serbia Serbia
Population 81,799,600 7,120,666
Area 357,021 km² (137,847 sq mi) 88,361 km² (34,116 sq mi )
Population density 229/km² (593/sq mi) 144.46/km² (330/sq mi)
Capital Berlin Belgrade
Largest city Berlin – 3,471,756 (6,000,000 metro) Belgrade – 1,640,000 (2,000,000 metro)
Government Federal parliamentary constitutional republic Parliamentary republic
Official languages German Serbian (official provincial languages: Slovak, Hungarian, Romanian, Rusyn, Croatian)
Main religions 30.0% Catholic Christians, 29.9% Protestant Christians,
1.6% Orthodox Christians, 4.6% to 5.2% Islam
84.1% Eastern Orthodoxy, 6.24% Roman Catholicism, 3.62% Islam,
2% Protestantism, 5.4% other
Ethnic groups 80.7% Germans, 2.0% Poles, 4.0% Turks and 3.6% European other
(most notably Southern Europeans, Western Europeans and former Yugoslavians)
83% Serbs, 4% Hungarians, 2% Bosniaks,
1.5% Roma, 1% Yugoslavs, 1% Slovaks, 10% other
GDP (nominal) US$3.577 trillion ($43,741 per capita) $50.061 billion ($6,781 per capita)

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