Novi Sad

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Novi Sad - Нови Сад
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Location athin Europe an Serbie
Location athin Europe an Serbie
Coordinates: 45°15′N 19°51′E / 45.250°N 19.850°E / 45.250; 19.850
Kintra Serbie
Province Vojvodina
DestrictSooth Bačka
Settled bi Scordisci4t century B.C.
Foondit1694 as Racki Grad (Serb Ceety)
Ceety status1 Februar 1748 as Novi Sad
 • MayorIgor Pavličić (DS) - (DS, LSV, SPS)
 • Novi Sad1,105 km2 (426.5 sq mi)
80 m (262 ft)
 • Novi SadIncrease 231,798[1]
 • Density164.7/km2 (426.5/sq mi)
 • Metro
Increase 341,625[1]
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Area code(s)+381(0)21
Caur platesNS

Novi Sad (Serbie Cyrillic: Нови Сад, pronounced [nɔ̝̂v̞iː sâːd] ( listen)) is the caipital[2] o the northren Serbian province o Vojvodina, an the admeenistrative centre o the Sooth Bačka Destrict. The ceety is locatit in the soothrern pairt o Pannonian Plain on the Danube river.

Novi Sad is the seicont lairgest ceety in Serbie, efter Belgrade.[3][4] Accordin tae the 2011 census, the ceety haes a population o 250,439,[5] while the urban aurie o Novi Sad (wi the adjacent urban settlements o Petrovaradin an Sremska Kamenica) haes 277,522 indwallers. The population o the admeenistrative aurie o the ceety staunds at 341,625 fowk.[6] It is locatit on the border o the Bačka an Srem regions, on the banks o the Danube river an Danube-Tisa-Danube Canal, facin the northren slopes o Fruška Gora moontain.

The ceety wis foondit in 1694, when Serb merchants formed a colony athort the Danube frae the Petrovaradin fortress, a Habsburg strategic military post. In the 18t an 19t centuries, it became an important merchant an manufacturin centre, as well as a centre o Serbie cultur o that period, earnin the nickname Serbie Athens.[7][8] The ceety wis hivily devastatit in the 1848 Revolution, but it wis subsequently restored. During the ceety's lang history, it haes maintained its multi-cultural identity, wi Serbs, Hungarians an Germans bein the main ethnic groups. The day, Novi Sad is an industrial an financial centre o the Serbian economy, as well as a major cultural hub.

Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Novi Sad haes relationships wi several twin touns. Ane o the main streets in its ceety centre is named efter Modena in Italy; an likwise Modena haes named a pairk in its toun centre Parco di Piazza d'Armi Novi Sad. The Novi Sad Friendship Brig in Norwich, Unitit Kinrick, bi Buro Happold, wis an aa named in honour o Novi Sad. Besides twin ceeties, Novi Sad haes mony signed greements on joint cooperation wi mony European ceeties (see an aa: Twin ceeties o Novi Sad). Novi Sad's twin touns are:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b [1]
  2. Official page of government of Vojvodina Archived 2012-02-12 at the Wayback Machine, 12 November 2009
  3. Popis stanovništva, domaćinstava i Stanova 2002. Knjiga 1: Nacionalna ili etnička pripadnost po naseljima (in Serbian). Statistical Office of Serbia. 2003. ISBN 86-84433-00-9.
  4. "Municipalities of Serbia, 2006". Statistical Office of Serbia.[deid airtin]
  6. "2011 Census o Population, Hoosehaulds an Dwallins in the Republic o Serbie: Comparative Owerview o the Nummer o Population in 1948, 1953, 1961, 1971, 1981, 1991, 2002 an 2011, Data bi settlements" (PDF). Stateestical Office o Republic O Serbie, Belgrade. 2014. p. 84-87. ISBN 978-86-6161-109-4. Retrieved 27 Juin 2014.
  7. Mishkova, Diana. We, the people: politics of national peculiarity in Southeastern Europe. pp. 277–278.
  8. "History of Novi Sad". Official Website of Novi Sad. Archived frae the original on 19 Julie 2011. Retrieved 6 October 2011.
  9. "List of Twin Towns in the Ruhr District" (PDF). © 2009 Archived frae the original (PDF) on 28 November 2009. Retrieved 28 October 2009. freemit airtin in |publisher= (help)