Stara Moravica

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Stara Moravica
Стара Моравица
Bácskossuthfalva
Village
The Calvinist Church
The Calvinist Church
Map of the Bačka Topola municipality showing the location of Stara Moravica
Map of the Bačka Topola municipality showing the location of Stara Moravica
Stara Moravica is located in Serbia
Stara Moravica
Stara Moravica
Map of the Bačka Topola municipality showing the location of Stara Moravica
Coordinates: 45°52′8″N 19°27′58″E / 45.86889°N 19.46611°E / 45.86889; 19.46611
Country  Serbia
Province  Vojvodina
Population (2002)
 • Total 5,699
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Stara Moravica (Serbian Cyrillic: Стара Моравица, Hungarian: Bácskossuthfalva or Ómoravica, German: Alt-Morawitza) is a village located in the Bačka Topola municipality, in the North Bačka District of Serbia. It is situated in the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina. The village has a Hungarian ethnic majority and its population numbering 5,699 people (2002 census).

Name[edit]

The name literally means "Old Moravica" in Serbian language. Name "Moravica" itself is a Slavic name that means "little sea" (deriving from Slavic word "more" - "sea" in English), and it is usually used to designate rivers.

Location[edit]

It is situated halfway between Belgrade and Budapest in a geographical region of Bačka.

Map coordinates: 45°52′8″N 19°27′58″E / 45.86889°N 19.46611°E / 45.86889; 19.46611.

Historical population[edit]

  • 1961: 6,904
  • 1971: 6,737
  • 1981: 6,449
  • 1991: 6,266
  • 2002: 5,699

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]