Martinci

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Martinci
Мартинци
Serbian Orthodox church
Serbian Orthodox church
Martinci is located in Serbia
Martinci
Martinci
Coordinates: 45°01′N 19°28′E / 45.017°N 19.467°E / 45.017; 19.467
Country  Serbia
Province  Vojvodina
Municipality Sremska Mitrovica
Population (2002)
 • Total 3,639
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Martinci (Serbian Cyrillic: Мартинци) is a village in Serbia. It is situated in the Sremska Mitrovica municipality, Srem District, Vojvodina province. The village has a Serb ethnic majority and its population numbering 3,639 people (2002 census).

Name[edit]

In Serbian, the village is known as Martinci (Мартинци), in Croatian as Martinci, and in Hungarian as Martinc. It was named upon Saint Martin.

History[edit]

Traianus Decius, Roman Emperor (249-251), born in Budalia (modern Martinci)

It is one of the oldest places in Vojvodina. During Roman rule, the village was known as Budalia and was a place of birth of Roman emperor Traianus Decius (249-251).

Historical population[edit]

  • 1961: 4,396
  • 1971: 4,003
  • 1981: 3,975
  • 1991: 3,663

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 45°01′N 19°28′E / 45.017°N 19.467°E / 45.017; 19.467