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Capital of Serbia and of former Yugoslavia, situated at the confluence of the Save with the Danube. It is the seat of the patriarch of the Serbian Orthodox Church (who is also archbishop of Belgrade). The seminary (since 1836) and the theological faculty (since 1920, separated from the university in 1953) are situated there. Belgrade is also the seat of a Roman Catholic archbishop. The city has a Celtic origin (Singidunum), but after the time of the migrations, the city was re-fou…

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Kraft, Ekkehard, “Belgrade”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 11 November 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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