Nikinci

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Nikinci
Никинци
Village
Serbian Orthodox church
Serbian Orthodox church
Nikinci is located in Serbia
Nikinci
Nikinci
Coordinates: 44°51′N 19°49′E / 44.850°N 19.817°E / 44.850; 19.817
Country  Serbia
Province  Vojvodina
Population (2002)
 • Total 2,216
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Nikinci (Serbian Cyrillic: Никинци) is a village in Serbia. It is located in the Ruma municipality, in the Srem District, Vojvodina province. The village has a Serb ethnic majority and its population numbering 2,216 people (2002 census).

Name[edit]

In Serbian the village is known as Nikinci (Никинци), in Croatian as Nikinci, and in Hungarian as Nyékinca.

History[edit]

In 1737, about 1,600 Catholic Albanians from Kelmendi clan came to Srem. They were settled in the villages of Nikinci and Hrtkovci. Today, their descendants consider themselves Croats.

Ethnic groups (2002 census)[edit]

  • Serbs = 1,534
  • Hungarians = 264
  • Croats = 210
  • Yugoslavs = 69
  • Roma = 32
  • others.

Historical population[edit]

  • 1961: 2,607
  • 1971: 2,644
  • 1981: 2,425
  • 1991: 2,266

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Slobodan Ćurčić, Broj stanovnika Vojvodine, Novi Sad, 1996.
  • Borislav Jankulov, Pregled kolonizacije Vojvodine u XVIII i XIX veku, Novi Sad - Pančevo, 2003.

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External links[edit]

Coordinates: 44°51′N 19°49′E / 44.850°N 19.817°E / 44.850; 19.817