Čenej ( Serbian Cyrillic: ) is a village located in the Ченеј 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).
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 ]
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
Slobodan Ćurčić, Broj stanovnika Vojvodine, Novi Sad, 1996.
Coordinates: 45°22′N 19°48′E / 45.367°N 19.800°E
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