Banatsko Višnjićevo

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Banatsko Višnjićevo
Банатско Вишњићево
Village
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The new Orthodox Church
Banatsko Višnjićevo is located in Serbia
Banatsko Višnjićevo
Banatsko Višnjićevo
Location of Banatsko Višnjićevo within Serbia
Banatsko Višnjićevo is located in Vojvodina
Banatsko Višnjićevo
Banatsko Višnjićevo
Location of Banatsko Višnjićevo within Vojvodina
Coordinates: 45°26′26″N 20°40′30″E / 45.44056°N 20.67500°E / 45.44056; 20.67500Coordinates: 45°26′26″N 20°40′30″E / 45.44056°N 20.67500°E / 45.44056; 20.67500
Country  Serbia
Province  Vojvodina
District Central Banat
Elevation 59 m (194 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Banatsko Višnjićevo 384
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Area code(s) +381(0)23
Car plates ZR

Banatsko Višnjićevo (Serbian Cyrillic: Банатско Вишњићево) is a village in Serbia. It is situated in the Žitište municipality, in the Central Banat District, Vojvodina province. The village has a Serb ethnic majority(94.27%) and its population was 384 as of the 2002 census.

Name[edit]

The exact origin of the village name is unclear. It was either named after the famous Serb epic poet Filip Višnjić or for the cherry tree ("višnja" in Serbian) that was founded here by the first settlers, or after the surveyor Višnjić, who performed first measuring in the settlement.[1] In Hungarian the village is known as Vida.

Historical population[edit]

  • 1961: 677
  • 1971: 577
  • 1981: 458
  • 1991: 391

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mesna zajednica Banatsko Višnjićevo". Zitiste.org. Retrieved 2012-08-15. 

Further reading[edit]

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