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Novi Sad

Drivingalongthefertileandtreatedplainsyouwillwitnesssettlementsthat are predominantlyoriented to agricultureand processing ofagriculturalrawmaterials. Althoughtracesofsettlement date fromancienttimes, themajorityoccurredinthemiddleAgesandintenselybegan to developaftertheevictionoftheTurksin 1687. At a time when Novi Sad andsurroundingareabecomebordering line betweentheTurksandAustria, tradestarts to develop, crafts, organizedAssociations. Charter ofthe Austro-Hungarian Queen Maria Theresain 1748, risesthis place in line of free royaltownsnamedNeoplanta, fromwhichitderiveditspresentname Novi Sad.
Novi Sad istoday a mix ofmanycultures. Giventheculturalandethnicdiversity, itsinhabitants, around 200,000, show thatlocalpeoplealwaysrespectedtraditionallyculturalandother human values .