[Serbo-Croatian. soo-baw-ti-tsah]
a city in the autonomous province of Vojvodina, in N Serbia.
Hungarian Szabadka. Unabridged
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Subotica (Serbian ˈsubɔtitsa)
Hungarian name: Szabadka a town in Serbia, in the NE near the border with Hungary: agricultural and industrial centre. Pop: 107 139 (2002)

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town in the autonomous province of Vojvodina in Serbia. It lies along the Belgrade-Budapest railway line near the Hungarian border. It is the market centre of the Backa, a fertile agricultural district in which paprika is a specialty. The town is also an industrial centre, with a large thermal-power station. Leading industries include electrometallurgy, chemicals, and plastics. The town has several advanced vocational schools and economic and law faculties.

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