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Encyclopedia > North Banat District
Севернобанатски округ
Severnobanatski okrug

Észak Bánsági Körzet

North Banat (Severni Banat) District within Vojvodina
Capital Kikinda
Area
 – Total
 – % water

 ?
 n/a
Population
 – Total
 – Density

 165,881 (2002)
 ?
Ethnic groups
(2002)
Hungarians: 47.35%
Serbs: 43.55%
Roma: 2.37%
Yugoslavs: 1.81%
Commissioner  ?
Time zone UTC +1
Map of North Banat District
Map of North Banat District

North Banat District (Serbian: Severnobanatski okrug or Севернобанатски округ, Hungarian: Észak Bánsági Körzet, Croatian: Sjevernobanatski okrug, Slovak: Severobanátsky okres, Romanian: Districtul Banatul de Nord, Rusyn: Сивернобанатски окрух) is a northern district of Serbia. It lies in the regions of Banat and Bačka, in the autonomous province of Vojvodina. As of the 2002 census, the district has a population of 165,881. The seat of the district is Kikinda. Image File history File links M_vojvodina03. ... In politics, a capital (also called capital city or political capital — although the latter phrase has a second meaning based on an alternative sense of capital) is the principal city or town associated with a countrys government. ... Location in Serbia General Information Mayor or municipality president Dr. Branislav Blažić Land area 782 km² (Municipality) Population (2002 census) 41,825 (66,800 municipality) Population density (2002) 85 per km² (Municipality) Coordinates [1] Area code +381 230 Subdivisions 10 settlements in the municipality License plate code KI Time... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... World map of the population density in 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... Serbs (Serbian: Срби, Srbi) are a South Slavic people who live mainly in Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and, to a lesser extent, in Croatia. ... This article is becoming very long. ... Yugoslav was an ethnic designation used by some people in former Yugoslavia, which continues to be used in some of its successor countries. ... Commissioner is a designation that may be used for a variety of official positions, especially referring to a high-ranking public (administrative or police) official, or an analogous official in the private sector (e. ... A time zone is a region of the Earth that has adopted the same standard time, usually referred to as the local time. ... ... Image File history File links North_banat02. ... Image File history File links North_banat02. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... Pannonian Rusyn or simply Rusyn (Ruthenian) is a Slavic language or dialect spoken in north-western Serbia and eastern Croatia (therefore also called Yugoslavo-Ruthenian, Vojvodina-Ruthenian or Bačka-Ruthenian). ... Okruzi are the Districts of Serbia. ... Motto: none Anthem: Bože pravde (English: God of Justice) Capital Belgrade Largest city Belgrade Official language(s) Serbian1 Government Republic  - President Boris Tadić  - Prime Minister Vojislav KoÅ¡tunica Formation and independence    - Formation of Serbia 814   - Formation of the Serbian Empire 1345   - Independence from the Ottoman Empire July 13, 1878... Banat (Romanian: Banat; Serbian: Банат or Banat; German: Banat; Hungarian: Bánát or Bánság; Slovak: Banát) is a geographical and historical region in Southeastern Europe divided among three countries: the eastern part belongs to Romania (the counties of TimiÅŸ, CaraÅŸ-Severin, Arad, and MehedinÅ£i), the western... Bačka (Serbian: Бачка or Bačka, Hungarian: Bácska, Croatian: Bačka, Slovak: Báčka, German: Batschka) is an area of the Pannonian plain lying between the rivers Danube and Tisa. ... Republic of Serbia   â€“Vojvodina   â€“Kosovo (UN admin. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... Location in Serbia General Information Mayor or municipality president Dr. Branislav Blažić Land area 782 km² (Municipality) Population (2002 census) 41,825 (66,800 municipality) Population density (2002) 85 per km² (Municipality) Coordinates [1] Area code +381 230 Subdivisions 10 settlements in the municipality License plate code KI Time...

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Municipalities

The North Banat District comprises of 6 municipalities and 50 local communities. The municipalities are:

  • Kanjiža (Hungarian: Magyarkanizsa)
  • Senta (Hungarian: Zenta)
  • Ada (Hungarian: Ada)
  • Čoka (Hungarian: Csóka)
  • Novi Kneževac
  • Kikinda

Note: for municipalities with Hungarian ethnic majority, the names are also given in Hungarian. Kanjiža (-Serbian: Кањижа; Hungarian: Magyarkanizsa) is a town and municipality in the North Banat District of Vojvodina, Serbia. ... Senta (Hungarian: Zenta) is a town on the bank of the Tisza river in the North Banat District district of Vojvodina, Serbia. ... Ada (Ада) is a town and municipality in the North Banat District of Vojvodina province near the river Tisa, in Serbia and Montenegro. ... Čoka (Serbian: Čoka or Чока, Hungarian: Csóka) is a town and municipality in the North Banat District of Vojvodina, Serbia and Montenegro. ... Novi Kneževac (Serbian: Novi Kneževac or Нови Кнежевац, Hungarian: Törökkanizsa, Croatian: Novi Kneževac, German: Neu-Kanischa) is a town and municipality in the North Banat District of Vojvodina, Serbia and Montenegro. ... Location in Serbia General Information Mayor or municipality president Dr. Branislav Blažić Land area 782 km² (Municipality) Population (2002 census) 41,825 (66,800 municipality) Population density (2002) 85 per km² (Municipality) Coordinates [1] Area code +381 230 Subdivisions 10 settlements in the municipality License plate code KI Time...


An interesting fact is that the first three municipalities enlisted (Kanjiža, Senta and Ada) are geographically, in fact, in the Bačka region since the natural border between Banat and Bačka is the river Tisa.


Demographics

The district is ethnically mixed. Its population is composed of (Census 2002):

Languages spoken in the District (Census 2002): Serbs (Serbian: Срби, Srbi) are a South Slavic people who live mainly in Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and, to a lesser extent, in Croatia. ... This article is becoming very long. ... Yugoslav was an ethnic designation used by some people in former Yugoslavia, which continues to be used in some of its successor countries. ...

Municipalities with Serb ethnic majority are Kikinda (76.43%) and Novi Kneževac (59.53%), while municipalities with Hungarian ethnic majority are: Ada (76.64%), Čoka (51.56%), Kanjiža (86.52%), and Senta (80.51%). To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... Romani (or Romany) is the language of the Roma and Sinti, peoples often referred to in English as Gypsies. The Indo-Aryan Romani language should not be confused with either Romanian (spoken by Romanians), or Romansh (spoken in parts of southeastern Switzerland), both of which are Romance languages. ...


As for local communities, 30 have Hungarian majority, 19 have Serb majority, and 1 is ethnically mixed, with Hungarian relative majority.


Culture

In Kikinda was founded the first modern Serb printing-house in 1878, to be followed a year later by the opening of the first library. This article or section is in need of attention from an expert on the subject. ... 1878 (MDCCCLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... A modern-style library in Chambéry In the traditional sense of the word, a library is a collection of books and periodicals, . It can refer to an individuals private collection, but more often it is a large collection that is funded and maintained by a city or institution. ...


This city is also reputable for its painters, including Teodor Ilić Češljar, Nikola Aleksić, Đura Pecić, and Đura Jakšić, a painter and author. Djura Jaksic (1831-1878) was a Serbian poet, painter, narrator, play writer, and great patriot. ...


Kikinda was the scene of the region's first theatrical performance, given in German, in 1796. 1796 was a leap year starting on Friday. ...


Economy

Kikinda is the center of the Serbian clay building materials production, as a seat of the IGM DD "Toza Marković" company, which is the oldest clay producer in Europe. The "Kikinda" foundry is the major Serbian producer and exporter of grinders. Also the "25 maj" factory of agricultural machines and equipment, and the "Electron" are the factories running production for both the local and foreign markets. World map showing Europe Political map (neighbouring countries in Asia and Africa also shown) Europe is one of the seven traditional continents of the Earth. ...

Note: All official material made by Government of Serbia is public by law. Information was taken from official website.


  Results from FactBites:
 
Banat - LoveToKnow 1911 (532 words)
BANAT (Hungarian Bdnsdg), a district in the south-east of Hungary, consisting of the counties of Torontal, Temes and Krasso-Szoreny.
The Banat was conquered by the Turks in 1552, and remained a Turkish sanjak (province) till 1716, when Prince Eugene of Savoy liberated it from the Turkish yoke.
During the Turkish occupation the district was nearly depopulated, and allowed to lie almost desolate in marsh and heath and forest.
NodeWorks - Encyclopedia: Banat (1070 words)
It is the part of the Pannonian plain bordered by the Danube in the south, the Theiss (Tisza, Tissa, Tisa) in the west, the Mureş (Maros) in the north and the Southern Carpathians in the east.
Banat province of Austria was abolished in 1778.
The territory of Banat is presently in the Romanian counties Timiş, Arad and Caraş-Severin, the Serbian autonomous province of Vojvodina and Belgrade City District, and the Hungarian county Csongrád.
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