Čenej

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Čenej
Ченеј
Orthodox church in Čenej
Orthodox church in Čenej
Čenej is located in Serbia
Čenej
Čenej
Coordinates: 45°22′N 19°48′E / 45.367°N 19.800°E / 45.367; 19.800
Country  Serbia
Province  Vojvodina
Municipality Novi Sad
Population (2002)
 • Total 2,115
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Čenej
City of Novi Sad
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Čenej (Serbian Cyrillic: Ченеј) is a village located in the Novi Sad municipality, in the South Bačka District of Serbia. It is situated in the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina. The village has a Serb ethnic majority and a population numbering 2,115 people (2002 census).

Name[edit]

In Serbian, the village is known as Ченеј or Čenej, in Croatian as Čenej, and in Hungarian as Csenej.

Geography[edit]

It is located in the north-eastern part of the Novi Sad municipality. Two small neighbouring settlements known as Pejićevi Salaši and Nemanovci are also officially regarded as parts of Čenej.

History and culture[edit]

In 1237, a settlement named terra Chemey was mentioned at this location. The modern village of Čenej emanated from the grouped farms (salaši) around the local road Bački Jarak - Zmajevo. There is a Serb Orthodox church from 1835 in the village.

Historical population[edit]

  • 1961: 2,078
  • 1971: 1,828
  • 1981: 1,686
  • 1991: 1,577

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Slobodan Ćurčić, Broj stanovnika Vojvodine, Novi Sad, 1996.
  • Cenej Tourism

Coordinates: 45°22′N 19°48′E / 45.367°N 19.800°E / 45.367; 19.800