Culture of Serbia
People in Serbia speak the Serbian language. The linguistic diversity of Serbia is almost homogeneous according to a fractionalization scale which for Serbia is 0. The followers of Christianity are the religious majority in the country. 56.4% of Serbia's population live in cities. This percentage comprises the urban population of Serbia. The rate of urbanization in Serbia is considered to be 0.5. According to data on inbound tourists in Serbia, 922,000 tourists arrive in the country each year.
The national anthem of Serbia is called 'Bože pravde', which in English means 'God of Justice or Lord, Give Us Justice'. It was adopted in 1882. The lyrics have been written by Jovan Đorđević and the music has been composed by Davorin Jenko.
The first McDonalds in Serbia was opened on 24 March 1988, and it was located in Slavija Square, Belgrade. At the moment Serbia has 23 operating McDonalds restaurants. The number of operating McDonalds restaurants in a country is indicative of the influence of Western culture and globalization in that country. Operating McDonalds restaurants could also have a direct impact on the health of a nation's citizens. Around 25% of the population of Serbia are obese.
Each year, the people of Serbia consume 2.9 litre of alcohol per capita, and this volume consists of 51.5% beer, 23.9% wine, 24.6% distilled spirits, 0% other alcohol.
One of the most popular national dishes of Serbia is cevapčići. Other national dishes include pljeskavica, ražnjići, proja, kajmak.