Subotica is a city with more than 200 name changes through history, the capital of self-proclaimed fairy-tale-like Empire in the 16th century and one of most beautiful cities in the northern region of the Republic of Serbia.
Subotica found its place on the north of Serbia near the Hungarian border and is a Serbian city with approximately 141,554 inhabitants. An interesting thing about this town is that its history dates back in ancient times, there are traces of settlements 3000 years old in towns region. On its long journey through history Subotica changed name more than 200 times ( Zabadka, Szent Maria, Maria Tereziopolis...), but also it changed rulers. Due to its geopolitical position, Subotica was the main character in books of many empires including Hungarian, Turk, Serb, Habsburg, and Ottoman and for a short period, it was capital of Vojvodina whos founder and self-proclaimed emperor (tsar) was Jovan Nenad Crni (Jovan Nenad The Black).
Nowadays Subotica is part of the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina in Serbia. Due to its historical diversity, Subotica has become a confluence of many different cultural and religious influences making this town perform high on tourists list. National Theatre - the first important building in Subotica built 1854, The Town Hall, and more than 20 churches and the nearby Palic lake are just a few of many cultural and nature bites this town holds.
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