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Sombor

 

a city in Yugoslavia, in the Socialist Republic of Serbia. Located in the northwestern part of Vojvodina, a socialist autonomous region. Population, 45,000 (1974).

Sombor is a transportation junction near the Danube-Tisa-Danube Canal and a trade center of the Backa agricultural region. Sombor has enterprises for the production of electrical-engineering equipment and agricultural machinery and enterprises of other branches of the metalworking industry. Enterprises of the chemical industry produce detergents, soaps, photographic materials, and pharmaceuticals. The city also has food-processing enterprises. While flour is the main product, beer, canned fruits and vegetables, and milk are also produced. Sombor also has enterprises for producing cotton textiles and processing hemp.

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The study was conducted in Sombor region in the province of Vojvodina in northwestern Serbia.
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In Backa region the first towns to accept the Jews were Novi Sad in 1693, Kula in 1709, Sombor in 1735, Bac in 1736, Backi Petrovac in 1737, Bezdan in 1740, Apatin in 1749, Nova Palanka 1771, Karavukovo 1776 and Senta in 1783 (Medic, 2006).
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Five towns in the province were chosen as the research sample: Novi Sad, Sombor, Zrenjanin, Sremska Mitrovica and Becej.
The first such institutions were established in Novi Sad and Pancevo (1874) and in Sombor (1875).
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Three real life, production power systems were analysed: Sombor and Belgrade are Serbian cities with about fifty thousand and two million inhabitants and their power system data were manually entered and therefore very detailed.
Major tournaments: Under-17 World Championships gold medal - Liverpool 2005, European Junior Championships silver medal - Sombor, Serbia 2005
Among the accordion manufacturers to settle in the region was Bela Trupel (1880-1945) in Sombor, who built pianos, both full size grands and small uprights, accordions and tambourines.
The airfields at Nis, Pancevo, Sombor and Uzice will be partially sold in line with the Serbian Government's strategy to attract foreign investors.
In Serbia, in July 2004, dozens of gravestones were damaged and knocked over in a Catholic graveyard in Sombor.