About Novi Sad

Novi Sad, the capital of the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina and the seat of the South Bačka District, belongs to the cities of the Danube region.

Economic, social and spatial development of Novi Sad are determined by numerous factors: exceptional position at the intersection of important European routes, combination of different natural values, diversified geographical units, fertile Bačka plain on the left bank, opposite the friendly slopes covered by orchards and vineyards on the right Danube bank. Owing to this favorable geographical position in Vojvodina and good traffic connections, which are the result of a long development process, Novi Sad has always had and formed the central functions for the whole region of Vojvodina.

Novi Sad is the second largest city in the Republic of Serbia, and it is the seat of significant scientific, research and development, and professional organizations, supporting development and large production capacities in the domains of oil, chemical and food industry, commerce, transportation and business services.

Significant institutions of higher education developed in Novi Sad: health institutions with outstanding medical and specialized services, cultural institutions, and social institutions.

During the course of its historical development, different cultures have left their mark, creating conditions for different types of cooperation and the formation of individual/unique identity.

Novi Sad Identity card

Location: 45º46' N, 19º20' E
Time zone: GMT+1
Area: 699 km²
Cultivable land: 39.760ha
Altitude: 80 m
Population: 400 000 (estimate)
  • Temperate continental,
  • Average temperature: 2,5ºC u January, 27,2ºC u July,
  • Average precipitation: 576,8mm/god.

For more information, please visit the website of City of Novi Sad and the Tourist organization City of Novi Sad: