Petrovaradin , in Serb Cyrillic Петроварадин, is a city and a municipality of Serbia located in the autonomous province of Voïvodine. They belong to the municipality of Novi Sad in the district of Bačka Southerner. In 2002, the city counted 13.973 inhabitants and the municipality of which it is center 31.227.
The presence of populations in the area is attested since the age of the stone. The area was occupied by the Celtes in IVe century before J.C and was conquered by the Romains in Ier century before our era. On the slopes of the Fruška Gora, they established a fortress of the name of Cursum which was attached to the province of Pannonia. At the 5th century, Cusum was ransacked by the Huns.
The August 5th 1716, Petrovaradin was the site of important a battles in which the prince Eugene of Savoy overcame the Othomans. The Prince itself was later overcome with Belgrade, before the Turks are not obliged to sign peace with the Traité of Passarowitz.
During the Austrian period, Petrovaradin was attached to the Military Frontière. In 1848 - 1849, at the time of the Serb insurrection against Habsbourgs, the city belonged to the Serb Voïvodine. But in 1849, it reinstated the Border. After the removal of this province, in 1881, the city was attached to the Croatia-Slavonia, an autonomous kingdom within the Austria-Hungary.
During the Second world war, Petrovaradin was occupied by the powers of the Axis and was attached at the State independent of Croatia. After the war, it was attached to the province of Voïvodine, autonomous region within the socialist Federal republic of Yugoslavia.
Localities of the municipality of Petrovaradin
- Given weather for Petrovaradin
- Presentation of Petrovaradin
- the fortress of Petrovaradin
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