Kać

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Kać
Каћ
Town center with Svetosavski dom
Town center with Svetosavski dom
Official seal of Kać
Seal
Kać is located in Serbia
Kać
Kać
Coordinates: 45°18′N 19°57′E / 45.300°N 19.950°E / 45.300; 19.950
Country Serbia
Province Vojvodina
Municipality Novi Sad
Population (2011)
 • Total 11,612
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Center with the Orthodox Church

Kać (Serbian Cyrillic: Каћ) is a town located in the Novi Sad municipality, in the South Bačka District of Serbia. It is situated in the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina. The town has a Serb ethnic majority and its population numbers 11,612 (2011 census).

Name[edit]

In Serbian, the town is known as Kać or Каћ, in Croatian as Kać, in Hungarian as Káty, and in German as Katsch.

History[edit]

It was first mentioned during the administration of the medieval Kingdom of Hungary in 1276 as in villa Hatt, while in 1332/33, it was mentioned as Mathias de Shacz. During the Habsburg rule in the 18th and 19th century, the village was part of the Military Frontier (the Šajkaš Battalion section).

Historical population[edit]

  • 1961: 5,640
  • 1971: 6,701
  • 1981: 8,551
  • 1991: 9,755
  • 2002: 11,166

Culture & Sport[edit]

Jugović is a team handball club from Kać. It currently competes in the Serbian First League of Handball. It was founded in 1956 under the name 'Mladost', however it changed its name to 'Jugović' in 1960.

There is a soccer team, also named Jugović

There is an Orthodox church from 1841/44 in the town.

In Kać is a monastery named Manastir Vaskrsenja Hristova

New neighborhoods in Kać[edit]

There are two new neighborhoods in Kać, Petrovdansko naselje and luxurious Sunčani breg

Transport[edit]

Kać is connected to Novi Sad by the city's bus service JGSP Novi Sad. Bus lines 22(Kać), 23(Budisava) and 24(Kovilj) pass through the town frequently as do other coaches, to Titel, Perlez, Pančevo, Mošorin, Gardinovci, Lok ...

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

Coordinates: 45°18′N 19°57′E / 45.300°N 19.950°E / 45.300; 19.950