The area has been settled since at least 5,000 B.C., later becoming a Thracian, and then Roman, city.
Today, Nis is known for its unassuming beauty mixed with a thriving, industrial atmosphere.
People Born in Nis
Nis in People's Lives
Aurelian: Before I became a Roman emperor, I was cavalry commander of the Roman army, and I greatly helped win the Battle of Naissus here in 268.