Srem is a northwestern district of Serbia.
It encompasses the municipalities of:
• Sremska Mitrovica
• Stara Pazova
Capital Sremska Mitrovica
Land area 3,486 km²
Population (census 2002) 335,901
The Monasteries on the mountain Fruška Gora are the greatest cultural treasure of this region. They include the Grgeteg Monastery from 1471 and the Jazak Monastery from 1522.
The Krušedol Monastery is a true treasury of the Vojvodinan painting. It was founded in 1514 as an endowment of Orthodox bishop Maksim Branković and his mother Angelina. In the Novo Hopovo Monastery particularly attractive is the church architecture and the fresco paintings. The exact time of its first construction is unknown, but 1765 is known as the year of its reconstruction.