Serbia has only one nationwide official language, which is Serbian. Other languages spoken in Serbia include Hungarian, Romanian, Slovak, Rusyn, Croatian (all of which are official regional languages in the Vojvodina province), Bosnian, Romani, Albanian, Vlach, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Montenegrin, Bunjevac, etc.
Is Russian and Serbian the same language?
Modern Slavic languages have a common ancestor - the Proto-Slavic language, which existed until the 6th-7th centuries AD. West Slavic (Polish, Czech, Slovak), East Slavic (Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian) and. South Slavic (Serbian, Croatian, Slovenian, Bulgarian, Macedonian).
Is English spoken in Serbia?
English is pretty widely spoken overall in Serbia, and is common enough for you to get by without speaking any Serbian in most parts of the country, especially the capital Belgrade. Younger people under 40 tend to have a better grasp of English, though plenty of older Serbians can also speak English.
Do most Serbians speak French?
Most Serbs speak some English and are eager to speak it (seniors, however, are more likely to speak German and/or French), so you will be able to find your way around by asking directions.
How do Serbian people speak?
The Serbs speak Serbian which is written in the Latin and Cyrillic alphabet, while the Croats use Croatian and the Bosnians use Bosnian, both of which are written in the Roman alphabet. Approximately 18% of the population speaks Albanian.
Why is Serbia such a poor country?
Many external and internal factors, some of which are uncontrollable, heavily contribute to poverty in Serbia. In 2014, Serbias population and economy took a massive hit. Unemployment remains a huge problem in Serbia, with a reported 1 in 5 people unemployed and half of the countrys youths jobless.