of Serbia: Facts and Figures Local
Name Republika Srbija. Area 29,913
sq mi. Population 7,243,007. Capital
Belgrade. Independence Achieved from the
State Union of Serbia and Montenegro June 5,
Facts and Figures Local Name
Montenegro. Area 5,333 sq mi. Population
653,474. Capital Podgorica. Independence
Achieved from the State Union of Serbia and
Montenegro June 3, 2006.
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia was created during World War II,
following the overthrow of the pro-German
monarchy in 1941. It was a federation made of the
republics of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia,
Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, and Slovenia.
is the name of the strait that
connects the Aegean Sea with the Sea of Marmara.
The strait is part of a larger waterway which
leads from the Black Sea to the Mediterranean and
also includes the Bosporus, a strait connecting
the Sea of Marmara with the Black Sea.
of Turkey: Facts and Figures Local
Name Türkiye Cumhuriyeti. Area
301,382 sq mi. Population 79,749,461. Capital
Wars, 1912-1913 were a series of
campaigns launched by Bulgaria, Serbia, Greece
and Montenegro, as allies, against the Ottoman
Empire in 1912 and 1913, followed by a brief
struggle that followed between the former allies
in the summer of 1913.
of Bulgaria: Facts and Figures Area
42,823 sq mi. Population 7,148,785. Capital
Sofia. Independence Achieved from the Ottoman
Empire September 22, 1908.
Prince Karl Eitel Friedrich was
elected Prince of Romania in 1866, and served in
that capacity until Romania gained its
independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1881, at
which time he was crowned King Carol I. Although
he did not speak the language and was initially
unfamiliar with the customs of his people, he
enjoyed immense popularity.
of Albania: Facts and Figures Local
Name Republika e
Shqipërisë. Area 11,100 sq mi. Population
3,002,859. Capital Tiranë. Independence
Achieved from the Ottoman Empire November
of Bosnia and Herzegovina: Facts and Figures
Local Name: Republika Bosna i Hercegovina. Area:
19,741 sq mi. Population: 4,613,414. Capital:
Sarajevo. Independence Achieved from Yugoslavia:
March 1, 1992.