What former European country was Serbia?
Serbia was a part of Yugoslavia at one time.
Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) are the countries that are directly descended from Yugoslavia. Kosovo is a country that gained autonomy from Serbia and is somewhat not directly descended from Yugoslavia; while Kosovo wasn't a autonomous republic within the former nation, it was a autonomous province within Serbia.
Belgrade is the capital of Serbia and the former capital of Yugoslavia, now disolved into Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, Croatia and Macedonia. According to some international agreements and governments, the self-proclaimed Kosovo is a republic of its own, but within Serbia it stil holds a provincial status. Bottom line here - there is no country starting with Y in Europe.
No. Yugoslavia ceased to exist in 1992. It split into the countries of Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Montenegro, and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM). Serbia and Montenegro split into two countries in 2006 (Serbia and Montenegro) and Serbia was split once again in 2008 when Kosovo declared autonomy.
In 1951 the ''European Coal & Steel Community'' was established with six founder country. In 1957, two more communities were established - the ''European Economic Communitiy'' (EEC) and ''European Atomic Energy Community'' (EURATOM). In 1967 with Merger Treaty, created a single set of institions for the three communities, which was the former name of the European Union : '' European Community ''.
The capital of Yugoslavia was Belgrade. Yugoslavia no longer exists as a country. Belgrade is now the capital of Serbia, one of 6 countries that were formed following the breakup of Yugoslavia in 1992. The countries derived from the former Yugoslavia are: Bosnia whose capital in Sarajevo Croatia, capital Zagreb Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, capital Skopje Montenegro, capital Podgorica Serbia, capital Belgrade Slovenia, capital Ljubljana The nations that emerged from the Bosnian war were…
Belgrade is the capitol of Serbia, former Yugoslavia. ----------------------------------------------------------------- Belgrade is the capital city of Serbia, this having been A PART (one of the units) of former Yugoslavia. (This is not a one-sided answer; I respect all those countries in Balkans; but what I typed is the reality in terms of History, Geography, Politics, Sociology etc.; thus it is a correct and clear information. - Thank you, if accepted.)