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).
In Serbian the village is known as Nikinci (Никинци), in Croatian as Nikinci, and in Hungarian as Nyékinca.
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)
- Serbs = 1,534
- Hungarians = 264
- Croats = 210
- Yugoslavs = 69
- Roma = 32
- 1961: 2,607
- 1971: 2,644
- 1981: 2,425
- 1991: 2,266
- 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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Coordinates: 44°51′N 19°49′E / 44.850°N 19.817°E