Black Ćuprija

Black Ćuprija (Serbian: Црна Ћуприја, Crna Ćuprija), is a World War II monument in Serbia. It stretches across an area of 472 ha (1,170 acres), and it is located 10 km (6.2 mi) from Žabalj near Tisa River, on the road from Novi Sad to Zrenjanin.[1] The monument was designed by Jovan Soldatović in 1962.[2] At a height of 9 meters (30 ft), the sculptures are dedicated to the victims of the Novi Sad raid killed near Žabalj by fascist Hungarian forces occupying Yugoslavia in January 1942.[1] The memorial is listed as one of the Historic Landmarks of Great Importance in Serbia.[3]

Black Ćuprija
Црна Ћуприја
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Black Ćuprija monument
LocationŽabalj, Serbia
DesignerJovan Soldatović
TypeMemorial
Height9 meters (30 ft)
Opening date1962
Dedicated toNovi Sad raid victims of Žabalj

Part of the monument was stolen in 2009.[4]

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  1. ^ a b "Oпштина Жабаљ онлајн: Споменици културе" (in Serbian). Municipality of Žabalj. Retrieved 2015-01-31.
  2. ^ "Žabalj - 50 godina spomenika Šajkaškom partizanskom odredu" (in Serbian). Ravnica. 2012-09-28. Archived from the original on 2013-10-12. Retrieved 2015-01-31.
  3. ^ "Црна Ћуприја" (in Serbian). Cultural Monuments in Serbia. Retrieved 2015-01-31.
  4. ^ "Ukraden Spomenik žrtvama racije" [Raid Victims Memorial Stolen] (in Serbian). B92. 6 October 2009. Retrieved 11 August 2015.

Coordinates: 45°23′31″N 20°11′28″E / 45.39194°N 20.19111°E / 45.39194; 20.19111