Balkans

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Geografie
Location Soothren & Central Europe
Heichest elevation 2,925 m (9,596 ft)
Heichest point Musala
Sovereign states an dependent territories
Lairgest ceety Belgrade
Lairgest ceety Tirana
Lairgest ceety Sarajevo
Lairgest ceety Sofia
Lairgest ceety Athens
Lairgest ceety Pristina
Lairgest ceety Skopje
Demographics
Demonym Balkan
Population about 60 mln

The Balkan Peninsulae, popularly referred tae as the Balkans, is a geografical an cultural region o Sootheast Europe. The region haes its name frae the Balkan Muntains that stretch frae the east o Bulgarie tae the vera east o Serbie.

The region is maistly inhabitit bi Slavic ethnic groups (Bulgaries, Macedonies, Serbs, Croats, Gorani, Montenegrins, Bosniaks, Bunjevci), bi Romanies an aw, Greeks, Turks, Albanies, an ither ethnic groups which present minorities in certain kintras like Romani fowk (Gypsies), Aromanies, Ashkali etc.[1] The lairgest releegion on the Balkans is Orthodox Christianity, follaeed bi Catholic Christianity an Sunni Islam.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Encyclopædia Britannica - Balkans
  2. Okey, Robin (2007). Taming Balkan Nationalism. Oxford University Press. 

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