Stepanovićevo

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Stepanovićevo
Степановићево
Stepanovićevo is located in Serbia
Stepanovićevo
Stepanovićevo
Coordinates: 45°24′50″N 19°41′54″E / 45.41389°N 19.69833°E / 45.41389; 19.69833
Country  Serbia
Province  Vojvodina
Municipality Novi Sad
Population (2002)
 • Total 2,214
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Stepanovićevo
City of Novi Sad
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The Orthodox Church

Stepanovićevo (Cyrillic: Степановићево) is a village in Serbia. It is located in the Novi Sad municipality, in the South Bačka District, Vojvodina province. The village has a Serb ethnic majority and a population of 2,214 people (2002 census). Stepanovićevo is situated about 20 km north-west from Novi Sad, between the villages of Kisač and Zmajevo.

Name[edit]

The village was named after Serbian Voivode Stepa Stepanović who distinguished himself in Serbia's wars from 1876 to 1918. In Serbian Cyrillic, the village is known as Степановићево, in Serbian Latin and Croatian as Stepanovićevo, and in Hungarian as Bácshadikfalva.

History[edit]

It was founded after World War I (between 1920 and 1924).

Historical population[edit]

  • 1961: 2,169
  • 1971: 2,188
  • 1981: 2,096
  • 1991: 2,020

Transport[edit]

The village is located on the main rail tracks in Serbia, which connect Subotica, Novi Sad, and Belgrade. Stepanovićevo, like most settlements close to Novi Sad, is connected to Novi Sad by the city's bus service JGSP Novi Sad - bus line 43 (the line passes Rumenka and Kisač as well). Many buses on route Vrbas-Novi Sad also pass through the village.

Church of Saint Lazar of Kosovo - Stepanovićevo

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 45°24′50″N 19°41′54″E / 45.41389°N 19.69833°E / 45.41389; 19.69833