Kupinovo

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Kupinovo
Купиново
Village
Orthodox Church of Holy Spirit, Kupinovo
Orthodox Church of Holy Spirit, Kupinovo
Kupinovo is located in Serbia
Kupinovo
Kupinovo
Coordinates: 44°42′20.16″N 20°5′53″E / 44.7056000°N 20.09806°E / 44.7056000; 20.09806
Country  Serbia
Province  Vojvodina
District Srem District
Municipality Pećinci
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Kupinovo (Serbian Cyrillic: Купиново) is a village in Serbia. It is located in the Pećinci municipality, in Srem District, Vojvodina province. In 2002, the population of the village numbered 2,047 people, of whom 1,852 were ethnic Serbs.

It is near the famous biodiversity area, the Obedska bara. This contains several insects and other life forms unique to the area.

Name[edit]

In Serbian, the village is known as Kupinovo (Купиново), formerly also Kupinik (Serbian Cyrillic: Купиник); in Croatian as Kupinovo; and in Hungarian as Kölpény or Kelpény. The name of the village derived from Serbian word "kupina" ("blackberry" in English).

History[edit]

In the Middle Ages, Kupinik was a notable city and was a residence of Serbian despots in Syrmia in the 15th and 16th century.

Historical population[edit]

  • 1961: 2,220
  • 1971: 2,057
  • 1981: 2,002
  • 1991: 2,009
  • 2002: 2,047

Famous residents[edit]

  • The most famous resident of Kupinovo is Miki Đuričić, the most popular contestant of Serbian "Big Brother" serial.
  • It was the residence of the famous Serbian noble family, the Stratimirović (Стратимировић).

References[edit]

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

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 44°42′20.16″N 20°02′53.16″E / 44.7056000°N 20.0481000°E / 44.7056000; 20.0481000