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Location: Southeastern Europe, bordering the Adriatic Sea, between Albania and Bosnia-Herzegovina
Population: 11.1 million (1995 estimate)
Capital: Belgrade
Comparative area: Slightly larger than Kentucky
Religions: Orthodox 65 percent, Muslim 19 percent, Roman Catholic 4 percent, Protestant 1 percent, other 11 percent
Landscape: Extremely varied; to the north, rich fertile plains; to the east, limestone ranges and basins; to the southeast, ancient mountain and hills; to the southwest, extremely high shoreline with no islands off the coast
Recognized by International Olympic Committee: 1920

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