Srem District

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Srem District within Vojvodina
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Srem District within Vojvodina

Srem District (Serbian: Sremski okrug, Croatian: Srijemski okrug, Hungarian: Szermsgi Krzet, Slovak: Sriemski okres, Romanian: Districtul Srem) is a northwestern district of Serbia. It lies in the region of Srem, in the autonomous province of Vojvodina.

It encompasses the municipalities of:

It has a population of 309,981. Seat of the district is in the city of Sremska Mitrovica.

District population is composed of: Serbs (84%), Croats, Hungarians, Slovaks, and others.

The Monasteries on the mountain Fruka Gora are the greatest cultural treasure of this region. They include the Grgeteg monastery from 1471 and the Jazak monastery from 1522.

The Kruedol monastery is a true treasury of the Vojvodian painting. It was founded in 1514 as an endowment of Orthodox bishop Maksim Brankovic and his mother Angelina.

In the Novo Hopovo monastery particularly attractive is the church architecture and the fresco paintings. The exact time of its first construction is unknown, but 1765 is known as the year of its reconstruction.

Leading actors in the economy of Sremska Mitrovica are the "Matroz" factory of cellulose and paper, the Wood Combine, the "1 novembar" furniture factory and the "Woods of Serbia".


 
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