Melenci

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Melenci
Меленци
Village
The Orthodox Church
The Orthodox Church
Coat of arms of Melenci
Coat of arms
Melenci is located in Serbia
Melenci
Melenci
Location of Melenci within Serbia
Melenci is located in Vojvodina
Melenci
Melenci
Location of Melenci within Vojvodina
Coordinates: 45°22′35″N 20°18′03″E / 45.37639°N 20.30083°E / 45.37639; 20.30083Coordinates: 45°22′35″N 20°18′03″E / 45.37639°N 20.30083°E / 45.37639; 20.30083
Country Serbia
Province Vojvodina
District Central Banat
Elevation 82 m (269 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Melenci 6,737
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 23269, 23270
Area code(s) +381(0)23
Car plates ZR
Abandoned windmill nearby Melenci

Melenci (Serbian Cyrillic: Меленци) is a village located in the Zrenjanin municipality, in the Central Banat District of Serbia. It is situated in the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina. The village has a Serb ethnic majority(93.40%) and its population numbering 6,737 people (2002 census).[1] The brackish water lake of Okanj is nearby.

Name[edit]

In Serbian the village is known as Melenci or Меленци, in Hungarian as Melence, and in German as Melenze.

Historical population[edit]

  • 1961: 8,254
  • 1971: 8,008
  • 1981: 7,685
  • 1991: 7,270
  • 2002: 6,737
  • 2011: 5,956

Sports[edit]

FK Rusanda Melenci is the local football club. It was founded in 1925.

Trivia[edit]

Rusanda Spa is located on the territory of Melenci.[2]

There is an abandoned Windmill at the road to Kikinda. It is one of the last two windmills left in Banat.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Slobodan Ćurčić, Broj stanovnika Vojvodine, Novi Sad, 1996.
  2. ^ http://www.banjarusanda.rs/

External links[edit]