The Balkan Peninsulae, popularly referred tae as the Balkans, is a geografical an cultural region o Sootheast Europe. The region haes its name frae the Balkan Muntains that stretch frae the east o Bulgarie tae the vera east o Serbie.

Geografie
LocationSoothren & Central Europe
Heichest elevation2,925 m (9,596 ft)
Heichest pointMusala
Admeenistration
Lairgest settlementBelgrade
Lairgest settlementTirana
Lairgest settlementSarajevo
Lairgest settlementSofia
Lairgest settlementAthens
Lairgest settlementPristina
Largest settlementSkopje
Lairgest settlementPodgorica
Lairgest settlementBucharest
Demografics
DemonymBalkan
Populationabout 60 mln

The region is maistly inhabitit bi Slavic ethnic groups (Bulgaries, Macedonies, Serbs, Croats, Gorani, Montenegrins, Bosniaks, Bunjevci), bi Romanies an aw, Greeks, Turks, Albanies, an ither ethnic groups which present minorities in certain kintras like Romani fowk (Gypsies), Aromanies, Ashkali etc.[1] The lairgest releegion on the Balkans is Orthodox Christianity, follaeed bi Catholic Christianity an Sunni Islam.[2]

ReferencesEedit

  1. Encyclopædia Britannica - Balkans
  2. Okey, Robin (2007). Taming Balkan Nationalism. Oxford University Press.

Freemit airtinsEedit

Rake fer Balkans i the test
Scots Wiktionar, the free Scots dictionar.