The official language is Serbian.
The climate in Belgrade is a moderate continental one.
Belgrade is in the Central European Time (CET) zone (GMT+1 hour). Summer time (GMT+2 hours) lasts from the end of March until the end of October.
The official currency is the dinar (RSD).
Coins: 1, 2, 5, 10 and 20 RSD Paper bills: 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500, 1.000, 2.000 and 5.000 RSD
CURRENCY EXCHANGE IS PERFORMED BY: – all the banks- all the post offices- authorized exchange offices.
EXCHANGE RATE: 1 EURO = approximately 118 RSD. The current exchange rate may be checked on the website of the National Bank of Serbia.
AREA CODE- The area code for Serbia in international traffic is 381. The area code for Belgrade in national traffic is 011.
URGENT CASES- Phone: 194
CLINICAL CENTRE OF SERBIA- Pasterova 2, 11000 Belgrade Serbia, http://www.kcs.ac.rs
PHARMACIES ON DUTY- Please ask at the hotel’s reception for the closest pharmacy on duty.
WORKING HOURS- Working hours of banks and post office on week days from 08:00 to 19:00, Saturdays until 13:00.
STORES- Working hours of most shops in the city is from 08:00 to 20:00, Saturdays until 14:00, and Sundays are closed. Groceries and related goods have longer working hours, some work on Sundays.
ELECTRICITY – As in most cities of Continental Europe, the electricity voltage in Belgrade is 220V. Electrical outlets are standard European.
WATER -Tap water in Belgrade is safe to drink.
– Walk, the city centre is actually quite small and most of the interesting sights, bars and hotels are all within easy walking distance. There are plenty of street maps, especially in the centre, so you can find your way easily.
– Public transport service: Belgrade has an excellent bus service. Ticket for one ride costs 89 RSD and lasts 90 min. on all lines. It can be bought from the driver in public transport vehicles, or at kiosks marked with a ticket sales sticker. Buying a ticket on the bus a card cost 150 rsd.
– Like the world’s metropolises Belgrade now has a comprehensive, multi-lingual guide in the form of free online applications-Belgrade Info Guide, available for free on Google Play Store.