Novi Sad

Novi Sad is the second largest city in Serbia; it lies in the northern Serbian province of Vojvodina on the banks of the Danube river. It is the capital city of the Vojvodina province and the administrative centre of the South Backa District of Serbia, as well as a large industrial and cultural centre. Its name means "New Planting" (noun) in Serbia.

Novi Sad City is divided into two municipalities: Novi Sad and Petrovaradin. The urban area of Novi Sad comprises Novi Sad proper and the towns of Petrovaradin  and Sremska Kamenica. The metropolitan area of Novi Sad also comprises Futog, Veternik, Bukovac and Ledinci. There are also several other settlements in the municipalities, but these settlements are not connected to the city.

Since 2000 Novi Sad has been the host of the EXIT summer music festival. The festival is held every year and usually takes place over four nights. Between the 16th and 20th of September 2005, Novi Sad co-hosted the 2005 European Basketball Championship.

For more information visit the website of the city.