Novi Sad


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Novi Sad

(nô`vē säd), Ger. Neusatz, Hung. Újvidék, city (1991 pop. 179,626), N Serbia, on the Danube River. The chief city and administrative center of VojvodinaVojvodina
or Voivodina
, autonomous province (1991 pop. 2,013,889), 8,301 sq mi (21,500 sq km), N Serbia. Novi Sad is the chief city and administrative center.
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 prov. and an industrial center and port, its industries produce processed foods, textiles, electrical equipment, and munitions. It is the site of a major oil refinery. Known in the 16th cent., it rapidly developed as a commercial center, became an Orthodox episcopal see, and was made (1748) a royal free city of Austria-Hungary. In the 18th and early 19th cent. Novi Sad was the center of the Serbian literary revival. It was incorporated into the former Yugoslavia in 1918. The city has Serbian Orthodox churches, a university, and numerous cultural facilities.
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Novi Sad

 

a city in Yugoslavia, in the Socialist Republic of Serbia, on the Danube River. Administrative center of Vojvodina. Population, 152,000 (1972). An important transportation junction; Yugoslavia’s second river port (after Belgrade) in terms of freight turnover. One of the country’s most important industrial centers; Vojvodina’s main economic center. Industry in Novi Sad includes machine building (farm machinery, machine tools, instruments, copper devices, river vessels, and aircraft), electrical engineering, chemicals and pharmaceuticals, food, leather footwear, and textiles. Annual agricultural trade fairs are held. The city has a university (1960).

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Novi Sad

a port in NE Serbia and Montenegro, in Serbia, on the River Danube: founded in 1690 as the seat of the Serbian patriarch; university (1960). Pop.: 234 151 (2002)
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