Serbia is situated in the Balkans, which is in the south of Europe. It is one of six republics that originates the former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. Serbia is covered with the Montenegro to the south, Herzegovina and Bosnia to the west, Croatia to the western north, Bulgaria in the southern east and Hungary to the north. It is located on a prominent land routes starting from Central Europe to Turkey and again to the East.
Towards the north, continental climate including hot and humid summers, cold winters and equally distributed rainfall; in other regions, Mediterranean and continental climate which manifests cold winters, hot and dry summers along with autumns and heavy snowfall are registered.
Serbia’s rivers originate from the drainage basins of the Adriatic, Black, and Aegean seas. Three rivers Danube, Tisa and Sava are completely navigable in Serbia. Some part of the Tamis River and Velika Morava are navigable. The longest river that cross passes Serbia is the Danube, which covers 588 km of landscape and iT comprises of 2783 km long course, with over 90% of the river basin being occupied by this river.
The biggest lake in Serbia can be accepted as artificial reservoir on the Danube - the Đerdapsko Jezero Lake. This lake covers an area of 253 km2, next comes Vlasinsko Jezero at 16 km2 and then the Perućačko Jezero which is 12.4 km2. Specifically enticing for tourists are Ludaško Jezero, Srebrno Jezero, Belocrkvanska Jezera and the Palićko Jezero lakes.
Flora: Serbia manifests thick evergreen vegetation and nearly two-thirds of the land is engulfed with mountains. The primary species of plants which are found in Serbia can include oak, firs, beech, and pines.
Fauna: The fauna of Serbia is generally those found in mountainous areas. These can include foxes, types of rabbits and hare, deer, bears, stag, wolves, stag, chamois and wild boar. Avian fauna which are found in Serbia are cranes, pheasants, geese and ducks.
Nearly two-thirds of the Serbia manifests mountains. All the mountains are found in the south of the land; particularly to the southeast. The most prominent mountains that stretch across the terrain of the Serbia are the rugged Balkan Mountains and Dinaric Alps. Actually the Balkan Mountain acts as natural boundary for the Serbia. The highest peak in the country is Daravica. To the east, the landscape is based on limestone. The plane lands in Serbia are situated in the northern part of the country.
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