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Federal Republic of Yugoslavia

Савезна Република Југославија
Savezna Republika Jugoslavija
Flag of Yugoslavia
Coat of arms of Yugoslavia
Coat of arms
Anthem: "Hey, Slavs"
Location of Yugoslavia
Capital Belgrade
Common languages Serbo-Croatian (1992-1996)
Serbian (1996-2002)
Government Republic
• 1992 - 1993
Dobrica Ćosić
• 1993 - 1997
Zoran Lilić
• 1996 – 2000
Slobodan Milošević
Prime Minister  
• 1992 - 1993
Milan Panić
• 1993 - 1998
Radoje Kontić
• 1998 - 2000
Momir Bulatović
• 2000 - 2001
Zoran Žižić
• 2001 - 2003
Dragiša Pešić
• Constitution
April 27, 1992
• Established
April 28 1992
November 1, 2000
• Reconstituted
February 4 2003
2002 102,350 km2 (39,520 sq mi)
• 2002
Currency Yugoslav dinar, Euro, Deutsch mark
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
Calling code 381
Internet TLD .yu
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Serbia and Montenegro
Passport of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Front cover of old Federal Republic of Yugoslavia passport which was used in Serbia until the late 2000s.

The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Serbian: Савезна Република Југославија / Savezna Republika Jugoslavija) or FRY was a federal state constructed by the republics of Serbia and Montenegro. They were parts of the former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (SFRY) where the majority of the people were Serbs. The new federation was created after the other four republics broke away from Yugoslavia amid rising ethnic attacks, war and tension. The state existed from 1992 to 2002, when it was reconstituted as a State Union of Serbia and Montenegro. It existed for three years until a referendum for independence in Montenegro resulted in the majority of Montenegrins supporting separation from Serbia. This resulted in both Montenegro and Serbia becoming different countries.

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