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(A) Between 1941-45 Croatia was an independent protectorate. Slovenia was partitioned between Germany, Italy and Hungary. Kosovo was incorporated into Albania. Macedonia was incorporated into Bulgaria.
(B) Titograd is now called Podgorica
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History Yugoslavia was formed in 1919 by the unification of Serbia, Montenegro and the South-Slavic parts of Austria-Hungary.
In the early 1990's, Bosnia-Herzegovina (1991), Croatia (1991), Macedonia (1993, now called North Macedonia) and Slovenia (1991) seceded from Yugoslavia and began issuing their own distinct license plates.
Yugoslavia changed it's official name to Serbia and Montenegro.
Montenegro voted for independence from Serbia in May 2006.
Kosovo declared independence from Serbia in February 2008. Kosovo's independence is not recognized by every country.
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(1) Jim Fox/Picture by Greg Gibson