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Riđica (Serbian Cyrillic: Риђица) is a village in Serbia. It is situated in the Sombor municipality, in the West Bačka District, Vojvodina province. The village has a Serb ethnic majority and its population numbering 2,590 people (2002 census).
There are remains of the Celtic fort in this area. The earlist historical record of the village dates from 1535, which mentions it as a possession of Katarina Orlović. During the Ottoman rule (16th-17th century), Riđica was populated by Serbs. During Habsburg rule, Hungarians, Slovaks and Germans settled here as well. While Slovaks were mostly magyarized, Germans left from the village after the Second World War as a consequence of war events. As part of the post-WWII colonization.
Ethnic groups (2002 census)
- 1961: 4,291
- 1971: 3,663
- 1981: 3,186
- 1991: 2,806
- 2002: 2,590
There are volleyball club "Dalmatinac" and football club "Graničar" in the village.
- Slobodan Ćurčić, Broj stanovnika Vojvodine, Novi Sad, 1996.
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