Noćaj

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Noćaj
Ноћај
Noćaj is located in Serbia
Noćaj
Noćaj
Coordinates: 44°56′N 19°33′E / 44.933°N 19.550°E / 44.933; 19.550
Country Serbia
Province Vojvodina
District Syrmia
Municipality Sremska Mitrovica
Population (2002)
 • Total 2,120
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Location map of Noćaj and northern part of the Mačva region
Serbian Orthodox church

Noćaj (Serbian Cyrillic: Ноћај) is a village in northern Serbia. It is located in the Sremska Mitrovica municipality, in the Syrmia District, Vojvodina province. The population of Noćaj numbering 2,120 people (according to the 2002 census), and most of its inhabitants are ethnic Serbs (2,098).

Geography[edit]

Geographically, Noćaj is situated in the northern part of the Mačva region which belong to Vojvodina (the southern part of Mačva is situated in Central Serbia). The Special Nature Reserve Zasavica is located near the village of Noćaj.

Historical population[edit]

  • 1961: 2,443
  • 1971: 2,338
  • 1981: 2,323
  • 1991: 2,237
  • 2002: 2,120

Famous residents[edit]

It is known as a place of origin of Stojan Čupić (hero of The First Serbian Uprising). He was called 'Zmaj od Noćaja' ("the dragon of Noćaj" in English) and the football club from Noćaj has the name 'Zmaj'.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

Coordinates: 44°56′N 19°33′E / 44.933°N 19.550°E / 44.933; 19.550