Kelebia

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For village in Serbia, also close to the border, see Kelebija.
Kelebia
Country  Hungary
County Bács-Kiskun
Area
 • Total 66.70 km2 (25.75 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 • Total 3,019
 • Density 45/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 6423
Area code(s) 77
Location of Bács-Kiskun county in Hungary

Kelebia is a village in Bács-Kiskun county, in the Southern Great Plain region of southern Hungary. The railway crossing into the Serbian province of Vojvodina is located here.

Croats in Hungary call this village Kelebija. [1]

History[edit]

Passport exit stamp from Kelebia via railway crossing.

The border drawn in 1918 split one village into two countries, Hungary and Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes. Today, the towns are called Kelebia in Hungary and Kelebija in Serbia.

Geography[edit]

It covers an area of 66.7 km2 (26 sq mi) and has a population of 3019 people (2002).

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Croatian) Folia onomastica croatica 14/2005. PDF (462 KB) Živko Mandić: Hrvatska imena naseljenih mjesta u Madžarskoj,

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 46°12′N 19°37′E / 46.200°N 19.617°E / 46.200; 19.617