What is Yugoslavia?


Yugoslavia (Serbo-Croatian, Macedonian, Slovene: Jugoslavija, Југославија) was a country in the western part of the Balkans during most of the 20th century.

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Yugoslavia - New States - Yugosphere
... to describe the present day physical areas which formed Yugoslavia, as well as culture and influence ... There are still people from the former-Yugoslavia who self-identify as Yugoslavs, and commonly seen in demographics relating to ethnicity in today's independent states ...
International Children's Games - Locations of Games - Summer
... Games Year Host City Country 1st 1968 Celje Yugoslavia 2nd 1970 Udine Italy 3rd 1972 Graz Austria 4th 1974 Murska Sobota Yugoslavia 5th 1974 Darmstadt West ...
Peter I Of Serbia - Legacy
... He is considered to be the founding father of Yugoslavia (this name, colloquial, but very widely used even in European maps during his day, became official in 1929) ... His son, King Alexander, joined Yugoslavia with the West but forcibly pushed the nascent Yugoslav national identity on his subjects ... A grand monument to King Petar the Liberator and his son Alexander I of Yugoslavia the Unifier was solemnly inaugurated in 1936, at Porte de la Muette in Paris ...

Famous quotes containing the word yugoslavia:

    International relations is security, it’s trade relations, it’s power games. It’s not good-and-bad. But what I saw in Yugoslavia was pure evil. Not ethnic hatred—that’s only like a label. I really had a feeling there that I am observing unleashed human evil ...
    Natasha Dudinska (b. c. 1967)