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Vojvodina

Northernmost Autonomous province of Serbia / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Vojvodina (Serbian Cyrillic: Војводина), officially the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina, is an autonomous province that occupies the northernmost part of Serbia. It lies within the Pannonian Basin, bordered to the south by the national capital Belgrade and the Sava and Danube Rivers. The administrative center, Novi Sad, is the second-largest city in Serbia.

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Vojvodina
Војводина (sr)
Autonomous Province of Vojvodina
Аутономна Покрајина Војводина (sr)
      
  • Autonomna Pokrajina Vojvodina (sr/hr)
    Vajdaság Autonóm Tartomány (hu)
    Autonómna Pokrajina Vojvodina (sk)
    Provincia Autonomă Voivodina (ro)
    Автономна Покраїна Войводина (rue)
Location of Vojvodina within Serbia
Coordinates: 45.416°N 20.198°E / 45.416; 20.198
Country Serbia
Formation of Serbian Vojvodina1848
Unification with Kingdom of Serbia1918
Establishment of Autonomous Province1944
Current Autonomous Province1990
Administrative centerNovi Sad
Government
  President of the GovernmentIgor Mirović (SNS)
  President of the AssemblyIstván Pásztor (SVM)
Area
  Total21,614 km2 (8,345 sq mi)
Population
 (2021 census)
  Total1,749,356
  Density81/km2 (210/sq mi)
Languages
  Official languages
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
HDI (2019)0.806[3]
very high · 2nd in Serbia
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The historic regions of Banat, Bačka, and Syrmia overlap the province. Modern Vojvodina is multi-ethnic and multi-cultural,[4][5] with some 26 ethnic groups and six official languages.[6] About two million people, nearly 27% of Serbia's population, live in the province.[7]