Sremska Mitrovica

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Sremska Mitrovica (Serbian: Сремска Митровица or Sremska Mitrovica, Croatian: Srijemska Mitrovica, Slovak: Sriemska Mitrovica, Hungarian: Szvaszentdemeter) is a city located in the Vojvodina province of Serbia and Montenegro at 44.98° North, 19.61° East. As of 2003 the city had a total population of 39,200.

"Sremska Mitrovica" means "Mitrovica of Srem" (Mitrovica of Kosovo also exists), while "Mitrovica" itself stems from the name "Demetrius" or "Dimitrije" in the Serbian language. The name of the city during the reign of the Roman Empire was Sirmium. Beginning in 1180 A.D. the name changed from "Civitas Sancti Demetrii" to "Dmitrovica" to "Mitrovica" to finally the present form, "Sremska Mitrovica". In the days of the Roman Empire it was one of the four Emperor cities.

It is the administrative center of the Srem District of Serbia.

See also: List of cities in Serbia and Montenegro

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