Belgrade is an award winning city. Literally. It has been awarded the Legion of Honor, the War Cross, Karadorde's Star with Swords, and the Order of National Hero. It is a mosaic built by centuries of overlapping civilizations. It is the capital and the largest city of Serbia, and is situated in South-Eastern Europe, on the Balkan Peninsula. It lies at the point where the river Sava merges into the Danube.