Rakovac (Beočin)

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For the monastery, see Rakovac monastery.
Rakovac
Раковац
Village
Official seal of Rakovac
Seal
Rakovac is located in Serbia
Rakovac
Rakovac
Coordinates: 45°12′24″N 19°45′57″E / 45.20667°N 19.76583°E / 45.20667; 19.76583
Country  Serbia
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Rakovac (Serbian Cyrillic: Раковац) is a village in Serbia. It is situated in the Beočin municipality which is in the Vojvodina province. Although, the village is geographically located in Syrmia, it is part of the South Bačka District. The village has a Serb ethnic majority and its population numbering 1,989 people as of the 2002 census. Rakovac is divided into two parts: Stari Rakovac ("old Rakovac") and Novi Rakovac ("new Rakovac").

History[edit]

Map of the Beočin municipality, showing the location of Rakovac

During the Axis occupation in WWII, 91 civilians were killed in Rakovac by fascists.

Historical population[edit]

  • 1961: 1,060
  • 1971: 968
  • 1981: 1,081
  • 1991: 1,375

References[edit]

  • Miloš Lukić, Putevima slobode - naselja opštine Beočin u ratu i revoluciji, Novi Sad, 1987.
  • Slobodan Ćurčić, Broj stanovnika Vojvodine, Novi Sad, 1996.
  • Dragoslav Dulava, Zasto izbegavati ziveti u Rakovcu, 1988, 1989, 1992 ... 2015

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 45°12′24″N 19°45′57″E / 45.20667°N 19.76583°E / 45.20667; 19.76583