Palić

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Palić
Палић
Palics
Town
Water tower
Water tower
Palić is located in Serbia
Palić
Palić
Coordinates: 46°06′11″N 19°45′31″E / 46.10306°N 19.75861°E / 46.10306; 19.75861Coordinates: 46°06′11″N 19°45′31″E / 46.10306°N 19.75861°E / 46.10306; 19.75861
Country  Serbia
Province  Vojvodina
District North Bačka
Population (2002)[1]
 • Total 7,668
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Area code(s) (+381)24, 024
Car plates SU
Website www.palic.rs

Palić (Serbian: Палић or Palić, Hungarian: Palics, Croatian: Palić, Bunjevac: Palić, German: Palitsch) is a town in Serbia, 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) from Subotica, and 18 kilometres (11 mi) from the border between Serbia and Hungary. It is a part of the Subotica Municipality, North Bačka District, autonomous province of Vojvodina. The town has a Hungarian ethnic majority and its population numbering 7,745 people (2002 census). Many tourists come to Palić every year because of the Palić lake. There are over 450 guest houses, and even a five-star hotel. It is known for its European film festival which takes place every summer. In 2008 the life achievement award was presented to the British film director Ken Loach.

Ethnic groups (2002 census)[edit]

Historical population[edit]

  • 1961: 6,135
  • 1971: 7,253
  • 1981: 6,974
  • 1991: 7,375
  • 2002: 7,745
Palić lake at sunset

Palić lake[edit]

The Palić lake covers an area of 380 hectares (940 acres), with a 17-kilometre (11 mi) shore line. The average depth of the lake is 2 metres (6 ft 7 in), and there are lots of fish in it. In 1995 the Tisa-Palić canal was opened so that the lake would remain as healthy as it was before in spite of development around the lake.


The "Great" Park[edit]

The "Great" Park is an urban park in the centre of Palić city. It was opened in 1840 and today has a total area of 19 hectares (47 acres). The park has around 2,100 hours of sun each year (just like Opatija, Kraljevica or Zlatibor). The average air temperature in summer is 20 °C (68 °F), and the average precipitation is 540 millimetres (21 in).

There are many hotels, restaurants and beaches in the "Great" Park. The Palić Zoo, one of only three zoos in Serbia, is next to the park.

Climate[edit]

Climate in this area has mild dfferences between highs and lows, and there is adequate rainfall year round. The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Cfb" (Marine West Coast Climate/Oceanic climate).[2]

Climate data for Palic
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 2
(36)
4
(40)
11
(51)
16
(60)
21
(70)
24
(75)
26
(79)
26
(79)
23
(73)
16
(61)
8
(46)
3
(38)
15
(59)
Average low °C (°F) −3
(26)
−2
(28)
2
(36)
6
(43)
11
(52)
14
(58)
16
(60)
16
(60)
12
(54)
7
(44)
2
(35)
−2
(29)
6.6
(43.8)
Precipitation mm (inches) 28
(1.1)
28
(1.1)
28
(1.1)
41
(1.6)
53
(2.1)
69
(2.7)
53
(2.1)
50
(2)
38
(1.5)
33
(1.3)
43
(1.7)
41
(1.6)
505
(19.9)
Source: Weatherbase [3]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Popis stanovništva, domaćinstava i Stanova 2002. Knjiga 1: Nacionalna ili etnička pripadnost po naseljima (in Serbian). Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia. 2003. ISBN 86-84433-00-9. 
  2. ^ Climate Summary for Palic
  3. ^ "Weatherbase: Historical Weather for Palic, Serbia". Weatherbase. 2011.  Retrieved on November 24, 2011.

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]