Grebenac

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Grebenac
Гребенац
Grebenaț
Village
The Romanian Orthodox Church
The Romanian Orthodox Church
Grebenac is located in Serbia
Grebenac
Grebenac
Location of Grebenac within Serbia
Grebenac is located in Vojvodina
Grebenac
Grebenac
Location of Grebenac within Vojvodina
Coordinates: 44°52′21″N 21°15′11″E / 44.87250°N 21.25306°E / 44.87250; 21.25306Coordinates: 44°52′21″N 21°15′11″E / 44.87250°N 21.25306°E / 44.87250; 21.25306
Country  Serbia
Province  Vojvodina
District South Banat
Elevation 60 m (200 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Grebenac 1,017
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 26347
Area code(s) +381(0)13
Car plates

Grebenac (Serbian Cyrillic: Гребенац, Romanian: Grebenaț) is a village in Vojvodina, Serbia. It is situated in the Bela Crkva municipality, in the South Banat District, Vojvodina province. The village has a Romanian ethnic majority(82.3%) and its population is 1,017 (2002 census).

Name[edit]

In Serbian, the village is known as Grebenac (Гребенац), in Romanian as Grebenaț, in Hungarian as Gerebenc, and in German as Grebenatz.

Historical population[edit]

Romanian presence is attested by a stone cross in the local graveyard, from 1297 and by a document in Wiena about a trial between Luca family and another local family.

  • 1961: 2,129
  • 1971: 2,040
  • 1981: 1,893
  • 1991: 1,608

Personalities[edit]

  • Vasko Popa, poet; studies at the University of Bucharest and in Vienna. During World War II, he fought as a partisan and was imprisoned in a German concentration camp.
  • Petru Lungu, soldier in the Romanian Army in the Second World War. Participant in great battles near Stalingrad. Also fought against German troops in 1945. Finally enrolled in the Foreign Legion, and captured by Vietnamese army at Dien Bien Phu, last battle of French colonialists.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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