Exploring the Former Yugoslavia; Donovan Leong; TripZilla


Croatia – Plitvice Lakes National Park

Meet the six different republics of the region of former Yugoslavia: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia (including the region of Kosovo) and Slovenia.

If you were to ask me what was my favourite region in Europe to explore, I would definitely say former Yugoslavia. This name used to refer to the communist republic known as the Socialist Federal Socialist Republic of Yugoslavia (SFRY), but with its dissolution in the early 1990s, has now come to describe the southwestern part of Europe which the former state occupied.

Today, the region of former Yugoslavia consists of six different republics: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia (including the region of Kosovo) and Slovenia. This part of Europe also overlaps with part of the Balkans, which includes countries such as Albania, Bulgaria, Greece and Romania.

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