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Zrenjanin

(zrĕnyä`nēn), city (1991 pop. 81,316), NE 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 of Serbia, on the Begej River. A river port and a railway center, it has industries that produce foodstuffs, sugar, beer, and other spirits. It was known as Nagybecskerek until its transfer (1918; confirmed 1920) from Hungary to Yugoslavia, and it was subsequently named Veliki Bečkerek (until the 1930s) and Petrovgrad (until 1947).
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Zrenjanin

 

a city in Yugoslavia, in the northern part of the Socialist Republic of Serbia, in the autonomous region of Vojvodina. Population, 60,000 (1968). The city has a landing on the Becej River (which has been made into a canal) and is a railroad junction. Zrenjanin’s industries include flour-milling, brewing, and sugar refining, tobacco, textiles, and leather. It is also noted for river shipbuilding, agricultural and electrical-engineering machine building, the production of motors and boilers, and woodworking.

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