Alternate names: Sombor [Serb], Zombor [Hung], Czoborszentmihály, Сомбор. Capital of Hungarian megye of Bács-Bodrog. 45°46' N, 19°07' E, 93 miles NW of Belgrade.
The 1860 Neo-Romanesque synagogue is a school and offices.
Jewish Cemetery: dates from about 1800. [January 2009]
"Sombor police say that an Orthodox cemetery was vandalized yesterday in Stapar and that about 200 gravestones were damaged. The police stated that the investigative judge was looking into the situation along with the deputy municipal public prosecutor, the local police chief and other police officials. Police are working intensively on getting to the bottom of the case and identifying those responsible for the crimes, which occurred in the early morning hours of Monday, according to the statement. The Orthodox graveyard in Sombor is over 200 years old and locals living in this part of the town do not remember any similar cases of vandalism ever taking place." June 2009 Source and source [January 2010
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