Balkans

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Geography
Location Soothren & Central Europe
Highest elevation 2,925 m (9,596 ft)
Highest point Musala
Administration
Largest settlement Belgrade
Largest settlement Tirana
Largest settlement Sarajevo
Largest settlement Sofia
Lairgest settlement Athens
Lairgest settlement Pristina
Lairgest settlement Skopje
Lairgest settlement Podgorica
Lairgest settlement Bucharest
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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