Novi Sad

Geografische Lage in Serbien
geographical situation in Serbia
Novi Sad, Rathaus
Novi Sad, city hall
Bick auf die Donau
Bick on the Danube
Typisches Stadtbild im Stadtteil Liman 3
typical townscape in the quarter Liman 3

Novi Sad [ˈnɔviː saːd] (cyrillic НовиСад, German new set at the Danube, Hungarian Újvidék, slowakisch Nový Sad) is oneCity in the north of Serbia and second largest city from Serbia and Montenegro to Belgrade, and are located at the Danube. It is consisting the capital of the province Vojvodina, of the historical landscapes Batschka (Bačka), Syrmien (Srem) and the western Banat, and the Hauptverwaltungsitzthe district Južna Bačka.

The city consists Peter Peter-be-being your (Petrovaradin) of the quarters Novi Sad, north the Danube and, at the foot of the fortress of the same name, south the Danube. It has 306,853 inhabitants (actual city in accordance with censuses 2005), and is appropriate for 72 to 80 m ü.NN. Novi Sadis an important university town.

The city was created 1694 after the conquest of the area by the having citizens under prince Eugen von Savoyen. The city centre is held majority in the baroque style, as this is with many cities in the Vojvodina and Slawonien the case. Main marriage worthyness is thoseFortress Peter Peter-be-being your (Petrovaradin) (built 1692 - 1780). This was long centuries an important bulwark and co-ordination center for defense against the Turks.

In the Second World War the city was attached of 1941 - 1945 to Hungary. Novi Sad became during the 78 days thatAttacks by NATO 1999 in the course of the Kosovo war to the victim of heavy air raids, whereby all Danube bridges, who broadcast buildings and the refinery were destroyed. Traffic over the Danube was completed more than 6 years long over a pontoon bridge, which göffnet only three times weekly for shipsbecame. Only with the reopening of the liberty bridge at the 11. October 2005 is again unhindered possible the navigation.

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culture and education

Novi Sad is the homeland of the oldestSerbian institution for art and Wissnschaft, the Matica Srpska, which was created 1826 in Budapest and 1864 were transferred after Novi Sad.

The university of Novi Sad (with branch offices in Subotica, Zrenjanin and Sombor 1960 were brought into being. It covers today 13 faculties,at those about 38,000 studying are inscribiert.

The national theatre in Novi Sad was created 1861.

In Novi Sad has also the “center for Kriegstraumatisierte” his seat, which tries, to help Kriegstraumatisierten during the accomplishment of its traumata.

sons and daughters of the city

of twin cities

see also: Danube navigation, Danube swabia, history of Serbia, history of Hungary, Vojvodina

further localities with Novi Sad: Žabalj

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coordinates: 45° 16 ′ n. Break, 19° 50 ′ o. L.


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