Municipality of Srbobran

Srbobran is a town and municipality in South Backa District of Vojvodina, Serbia. The town is located on the north bank of the Danube-Tisa-Danube canal. The municipality has a population of 16,317. Srbobran municipality encompasses of town of Srbobran, and 2 villages: Nadalj and Turija.

Srbobran mapa


  • Ideal geostrategic position - located in the central part of Backa 75 km distance to borders
  • The composition and quantity of agricultural land excellent for organic production development
  • Municipality development level allows investors access to a large number of local, provincial and national incentives
  • Protected Nature Park of the third category allows sustainable development of river tourism
  • Abundant geothermal resources for spa center development projects

Srbobran Logistics

Srbobran total area 284 km²

Distance from borders:

  • HUN - 75 km
  • CRO - 75 km
  • ROM - 75 km
  • BUL - 500 km
  • B&H - 150 km

Distance from highway:

  • E-75 - 3 km
  • E-70 - 70 km

Distance from airport:

  • Belgrade - 110 km
  • Osijek - 110 km
  • Timisoara - 150 km

Energy potential in Srbobran

  • Municipality is gasified: 49%
  • Local pipeline lenght: 185.7 km
  • Presure on main pipeline 5 bar
  • Presure on local pipeline 5 bar
  • Total land: 28,429 ha
  • Agricultural land: 26,740 ha
  • Arable land: 25,193 ha
  • Most common crops: maize, sunflower, soy, wheat, barley

Average speed 3.5-4.5 m/s at 50-100 m

34°C temperature at 500 m
54°C temperature at 950 m
54°C temperature at 1,175 m
63°C temperature at 1,207 m
Insolation p.a. 2,000 hrs

Infrastructure in Srbobran


Regional road network: 12.8 km

  • Novi Sad-Srbobran-Backa Topola
  • Vrbas-Srbobran-Becej

Local road network: 133 km

  • Srbobran-Turija
  • Srbobran-Nadalj

River Krivaja lenght: 32 km

- Port in Novi Sad distance 30 km

Canal DTD lenght: 10,5 km

Irrigation system network: 3,437 ha

Drainage system network: 208 km

Drainage system under expansion to 5,000 ha


Railway network distance: 12 km

  • Railway station in Vrbas

Sewage system: 5%

Sewage network: 3 km

Detailed regulation plan for the wastewater treatment plant for Srbobran settlement

Population, education and labor cost in Srbobran

Number of inhabitants 16,317

Employed (2020) 3,157

Unemployed (July 2021) 1,505

Labor cost structure

Average salary in Srbobran (August, 2018)

NET Salary 310
Personal Income Tax 10.00% 32
Contributions (Emploeyee) 19.9% 90
GROSS Salary 452
Contributions (Employer) 17.9% 81
TOTAL Cost 533

From July 1st, 2014, until December 31st 2019, the employers have the right for refund on the paid personal income tax & socal insurance contributions:

  • 65% refund for employing 1-9 workers
  • 70% refund for employing 10-99 workers
  • 75% refund for employing 100+ workers
Average Salary for Production sector in Vojvodina, November 2017

NET: € 398

GROSS: € 550


Average salary (total cost) for 2017 €493


High Schools

School Profile #students #graduates
Gymnasium General 212 24
Economics Economics 30


Informal education programs available for:

  • Welders
  • Tailors
  • Electricians

Only 40 km to Novi Sad where all high school profiles and university programs are available

High school profiles mostly attended: Technical, Economics, Medical

Key sectors in Srbobran



Quality raw material base

  • Access to high-quality resources
  • Prevailing rural areas providing favorable setting for agribusiness capacities development - processing sector
  • Availability of qualified labor pool – 1,940 registered agricultural farms whereas 130 with faculty educated members, 800 with high school diploma members, and 250 with relevant vocational courses attended
  • Great export potential due to high demand and FTAs
  • 26,740 Agricultural land
  • Investment opportunities: processing capacities development


Abudand natural potentials

  • Canal DTD – great tourism potential
  • Sporting-recreational tourism potential
  • Hunting tourism – over 28,000 ha of hunting grounds - pheasant, partridge, rabbit, deer, and other small game
    Hunting association " Fazan" in Srbobran location - 18,400 ha
    Location Turija - 5,500 ha
    Location Nadalj - 4,000 ha
    Fishing areas - river Krivaja , Beljanska pond, Great Backa canal
  • Ethno tourism – great number of old authentic ranches that could be adapted for various touristic purposes – at small price
    Predetermined plot intended for the construction of ethno-village in Turija – potential for municipality-investors partnership
  • Nature Park Beljanska bara

Investment opportunities:

- Spa center development - abundant geothermal resources



Access to ample crop residues

  • Significant crop residues – available for biomass cogeneration
  • Expertise and longstanding experience in utilization of significant biomass - crop residues for heating energy production mainly in local households
  • Crop residues available for biomass resources:
    • Maize - 1,225,000 t
    • Sunflower - 275,000 t
    • Soy - 785,000 t
    • Wheat - 720,000 t
    • Barley - 120,000 t

Top 10 Employers in Srbobran

Company Sector Country #Employees
Best Seed Producer Agribusiness Serbia 100
DOO TURINKA Agribusiness Serbia 100
OZZ Srbobran Agribusiness Serbia 64
TRGO AUTO DOO Vehicles service and trade Serbia 50
PIONIR AD Chemicals Serbia 48
TEHNIKA MB Metal Serbia 60
REAHEM DOO Textile Serbia 34
RUBBER CO. Automotive Serbia 32
SD TEKSTIL Conveyors Serbia 40
VULKAN Commerce Automotive Serbia 19

Greenfield locations in Srbobran

Location 1

Industrial Zone A

Land size: 5.67 ha

Available: 3.98 ha + 1.685 ha

Ownership: municipal

Infrastructure: none

For sale

Industrial Zone A
Industrial Zone B

Location 2

Industrial Zone B

Available: 3.74 ha

Ownership: municipal

Infrastructure: none

Located in the South-East area of the municipality
Land lots ranging from 3,320 – 87,967 sqm
Minimal land lot 1,000 sqm
On the North side – bordering Great Backa Canal

For sale

Location 3

Industrial Zone C

Land size: 17.29 ha

Available: 8.97 h (with possibility of connecting to water, gas and electricity)

Located in the South-East area of the municipality. On the North side – bordering Great Backa Canal

Ownership: municipal


For sale

Industrial Zone  C

Brownfield locations in Srbobran

Location 1

Warehouse Trgoauto

Land size: 7 ha

Facilities: 11,000 m²

Ownership: private

Infrastructure: electricity, water, gas, sewage, optical cabel

For sale and lease

Warehouse Trgoauto

Upon receiving the investor’s request

the consolidated construction procedures are conducted in the following phases:

  • Issuing the location conditions for the cadastre parcel suitable for construction – from the day of obtaining all special conditions, permits and other documents --> no later than 5 working days
  • Issuing the construction permit – from the day of the submission of the request --> no later than 5 working days

Upon receiving the application:

Based on registering the construction work,issuing the verification for receiving the application without delay, provided that the complete documentation has been submitted.

- Registering the construction works to receive acceptance/rejection --> 5 working days

- Subsequently, submitting the request for infrastructure installations --> 3 working days

Issuing the occupancy permit, upon receiving the submission of the request --> no later than 5 working days

Issuing the final approval upon receiving the submission of the request --> no later than 5 working days

In total: 28 working days

Incentives & Fees in Srbobran

Accelerated Permit Procedures

Expert assistance in the preparation of the necessary documentation

Financial Subventions

For preparing technical and planning documents
Available for investors – for high-importance areas

Note: The municipality may offer for a sale or lease construction land at a price or rent that is lower than the market price or rent or offer for a sale or lease construction land free of charge, in accordance with the law, with the prior consent of the Government, and on the basis of a study adopted by Municipal Assembly of Srbobran.

Success Stories in Srbobran


Your partner in Municipality

Municipality Office

Radivoj Debeljacki– Mayor

Phone: +381 21 730 020; +381 64 8894 446


Marija Coric – Environment Protection Associate

Phone: +381 21 730 020 ext. 138; +381 64 446 2414