REGION

Srem district

The district of Srem is situated on the northwest part of Serbia and on the south-east part of Vojvodina between two rivers, the Danube and the Sava, the two important waterways that are navigable along the whole area of Srem.

The National park of Fruska Gora is situated in the north of Srem district and provides many opportunities for development of various touristic activities since it is famous for its 16 beautiful monasteries dating from middle ages. These Monasteries are declared Monuments of Culture of Exceptional Importance in 1990, and are protected by the Government of Serbia.

Geostrategic position

The district of Srem has an excellent geostrategic position since it is situated on two Pan-European Corridors: Corridor VII – The Danube corridor – in the length of 45 km and Corridor X from two directions :  Belgrade – Zagreb Highway in the length of 72km and Belgrade – Novi Sad Highway in the length of 38km.

National and regional roads in the length of 600km connect the Srem district with surrounding areas and two important border crossings with the Republic of Croatia and Bosnia and Hercegovina.

The international airport “Nikola Tesla” in Surcin is located in the immediate vicinity of the Srem region so the residents of the region can easily travel to surrounding areas and foreign countries and vice versa.

Srem

The region of Srem extends over an area of 3486km2. The population of Srem district makes 311,053 inhabitants (according to census 2011), i.e. 16.23% of the total population of Vojvodina or  4.37% of the gross population of the Republic of Serbia. In the region of  Srem there are 7 municipalities with 109 residential areas. Since the region is mainly suitable for agricultural production, for its fertile soil and suitable climate for production of wine, especially on the slopes of Fruska Gora (73% of the area is arable land), the gross of the population, 55%, is of rural type.

In the recent years, this area has experienced an expansion in terms of attracting new investments and providing space that would be used as industrial zones. The Municipalities of Indjija, Stara Pazova and Pecinci are excellent examples of modern way of organization and adjustment to the new European trends.