Subotica

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Subotica

(so͞o'bô`tĭtsä), Ger. Maria Theresiopel or Theresiopel, Hung. Szabadka, city (1991 pop. 100,386), N Serbia, in the 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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 region. An important railway junction and an industrial center, it has factories that produce metal goods, fertilizer, furniture, and agricultural machinery. Originally a Roman outpost, Subotica became a royal free city of Hungary until its transfer by the Treaty of Trianon (1920) to the former Yugoslavia. It became part of Yugoslavia's constituent republic of Serbia following World War II.
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Subotica

 

a city in Yugoslavia, in the Socialist Republic of Serbia, situated in the north of the Vojvodina Autonomous Region. Population, 90,000 (1973). Subotica is a railroad and highway junction and the center of one of the country’s principal grain districts. Its industry is related primarily to the processing of agricultural raw materials and to the needs of agriculture. Subotica has a food industry, as well as metalworking and machine building, especially electrical engineering and agricultural machine building. Its industrial production includes chemicals, textiles, leather goods and footwear, and wood products. The city also has a number of large printing establishments.

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Subotica

a town in NE Serbia and Montenegro, in Serbia near the border with Hungary: agricultural and industrial centre. Pop.: 107 139 (2002)
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