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Subotica is the northernmost city of Serbia, the second largest on the territory of the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina. It is situated 10 kilometers from the Serbian - Hungarian border at latitude 46 ° 5 '5'' and longitude 19 ° 39' 47''. Subotica is situated on the edge of Central Europe and the Balkans, the star of roads leading to all four sides, in addition to the international road E75.
Border crossing Kelebija has 10km and 30 km to Horgos. North of the city is fertile sandstone with vineyards and orchards, and arable land south.

Today, the city and surrounding municipalities, has around 150,000 inhabitants: Hungarians, Croats, Bunjevci, Serbs and other nations. Around the city has built 18 major settlements Bajmok, Bački Vineyards, Bačko Dušanovo, bulls, Višnjevac, Tavankut Upper, Lower Tavankut, Đurđin, Kelebija, Ljutovo, Little Bosnia, Mišićevo, Novi Zednik, Palic, Stari Zednik, Hajdukovo, and Čantavir Šupljak . The city is connected with the old holiday and Lake Palic.

North of the city, the sandy soil, there is fertile orchards and vineyards, and in the south is black soil arable land cultivated different crops. The city is located in the heart of the Pannonian Basin, has a long and rich cultural heritage and tradciju.
City of Subotica encompasses the city and 18 suburbs. It stretches over 1008 square kilometers. Due to its geographical position and valuable citizens, Subotica is the administrative, industrial, commercial, transportation, tourist and cultural center of North Backa region.

City Hall - a masterpiece of Art Nouveau
The Town Hall of Subotica is the largest, and arguably the most beautiful buildings of Subotica. It was built in two years, from 1908. by 1910, but the top masters of the time even for two years decorating its interiors. It was built by the project Marcela Chambers (1868-1944.) And Dezso Jakab (1864-1932.), Budapest architects, in the then very modern style - Hungarian art nouveau. It is decorated with numerous stylized flower pattern. The Town Hall is a harmonious blend of art and crafts. Is 76m high, the panoramic terrace of 45.5 m, 105.08 m long, 55.56 m wide and extends to 5838 square feet.


Subotica Church
The architectural decoration of Subotica and the church. Subotica citizens of different nations and religions have built houses of worship and fostering respect for their religion, customs, saints and feasts, but they are also decorated in this beautiful city facilities and gave him a special mark. At the edge of town are the remains of a dozen ancient temples, a first and a monumental church buildings were built in the 18th Ages: Franciscan Church, the Serbian Orthodox Church and the Cathedral of St.. Teresa. Churches has given special attention when Subotica experienced its architectural zenith - the last decades of the 19th and the first decade of the 20th century. Then they built the church of St. Roque Kerska (1896.), Senta Church of St. George (1897)., Evangelical Church (1901.), Synagogue (1902.). The Franciscan church was rebuilt and enlarged it is another tower (1908)., The Serbian Orthodox church was thoroughly restored in 1910th and built a dozen churches in the city and suburbs.


Subotica's self-proclaimed car
One of the fairy-tale figures of the past Subotica, Jovan Nenad Black, appeared in the history of the Hungarian army after the defeat of the Turks at Mohacs 1526th year. His is a strange mystery magnified black stripe that ran from his temple to the feet legs, which is why i called it Black. He pushed the Turks out of Hungary and South that established his kratkoveku Slavic state. He proclaimed himself Emperor, and Subotic has chosen for the capital. He died in 1527th in conflict with the Hungarian nobility. After four centuries, the anniversary of his death, he was in Subotica on the main square, a monument that was erected in 1941. The occupier crashed and was rebuilt and re-appointed 1991st


Maria Theresiopolis - free royal town
The Turks captured Subotica 1542nd year and ruled it until 1686th Privilege of the 1743rd Maria Theresa was proclaimed the town of Subotica free chamber, for which they gave the queen Suboticians 150 horses. For the loyal service of the Habsburg court in Subotica border guards, Maria Theresa declared Subotica 1779th The free royal town. For this important decision Suboticians the Empress gave 5000 gold coins and paid for the purchase of 266 666 forints. Independent town Subotica brought greater autonomy and a new name - Maria Theresiopolis. Since the beginning of the year planning and accelerated development of the city.


Subotica during the First and Second World War
During the Serbian Vojvodina, between years 1850. and 1860th , in a strictly centralized system, however, was dedicated to the care and culture. Here, in 1853. The theater was built and many neighborhood schools.
After settlement in 1867, all 1914. , in Subotica is rapidly developing civil society and the city.
At the end of World War II Serbian and French troops entered the 13th Subotica November 1918. On a large national assembly in Novi Sad, 25th November 1918. declared the unification of Banat, Backa and Baranja with the Kingdom of Serbia, Subotica but finally joined the new state of Yugoslavia in the Trianon 4th June 1920,. year. One of the central figures of these significant events was Blasko Rajic, pastor of Subotica.
At the beginning of the Second World War, 12 April 1941. year, Subotica occupied Hungarian fascists, a freed Subotički the partisan unit and the Red Army, 10 October 1944. year. In the final battle at the train station, killed the commander of the detachment, Jovan Mikić Spartak, the Yugoslav national team player and recorder in track and field.


The economy, education, culture
Subotica is a modern central European city has developed in the late 19th and early 20 century. The city has experienced a remarkable time to urban, industrial, architectural and cultural prosperity. Faster development of trade, industry and trade has fueled the 1869th The arrival of the first train, a rapid construction of power stations 1896th The tram and the traffic 1897th year. The origins of today's modern industry found in the 19th century: a company for export of meat, "Hartman and Konen" with the first cold storage in the country, Subotica first sulfuric acid plant and fertilizer "KLOTILD" founded in 1904, Ruf brothers are 1917th began producing candy, the industry of electric motors "North" was founded in 1923.
First High School, the forerunner of high school, opened in Subotica in 1747, music school in 1868, home for the elderly 1766, Palic becomes sanatorium in 1845, the first printing press was established in 1844, the first newspaper came out in 1848, the first theatrical performance was presented Angelo Bianchi from Pécs in 1899, Aleksandar Lifka opened the first permanent theater in 1910, Duro Stantić won the first Olympic medal in Athens in 1906, Ivan Saric plane took off their own designs in 1910 ...