Novi Sad

city in Serbia, capital of the province of Vojvodina

Novi Sad (Serbian Cyrillic: Нови Сад, pronounced [nɔ̝̂v̞iː sâːd] (audio speaker iconlisten)) is the second largest city in Serbia. It is the capital of both Vojvodina[2] and the South Bačka District.

Novi Sad - Нови Сад
City
Panorama of Novi Sad
Panorama of Novi Sad
Flag of Novi Sad - Нови Сад
Coat of arms of Novi Sad - Нови Сад
Location of Novi Sad within Serbia
Location of Novi Sad within Serbia
Coordinates: 45°N 19°E / 45°N 19°E / 45; 19Coordinates: 45°N 19°E / 45°N 19°E / 45; 19
CountrySerbia
ProvinceVojvodina
DistrictSouth Bačka
Municipalities2
Settled by Scordisci4th century B.C.
Founded1694 as Racki Grad (Serb City)
City status1 February 1748 as Novi Sad
Government
 • MayorMiloš Vučević (DS) - (DS, LSV, SPS)
Area
 • Novi Sad1,105 km2 (426.5 sq mi)
Elevation
80 m (262 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Novi SadIncrease 231,798[1]
 • Density164.7/km2 (426.5/sq mi)
 • Metro
Increase 41,625[1]
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
21000
Area code(s)+381(0)21
Car platesNS
Websitewww.novisad.rs

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