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(Reguidit frae Balkan Peninsula)
LocationSoothren & Central Europe
Heichest elevation2,925 m (9,596 ft)
Heichest pointMusala
Lairgest settlementBelgrade
Lairgest settlementTirana
Lairgest settlementSarajevo
Lairgest settlementSofia
Lairgest settlementAthens
Lairgest settlementPristina
Largest settlementSkopje
Lairgest settlementPodgorica
Lairgest settlementIstanbul
Populationabout 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 certaint kintras lik 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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