Torak (Žitište)

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Torak
Торак
Torac
Village
The Romanian Orthodox Church in Mali Torak
The Romanian Orthodox Church in Mali Torak
Torak is located in Serbia
Torak
Torak
Location of Torak within Serbia
Torak is located in Vojvodina
Torak
Torak
Location of Torak within Vojvodina
Coordinates: 45°30′19″N 20°36′14″E / 45.50528°N 20.60389°E / 45.50528; 20.60389Coordinates: 45°30′19″N 20°36′14″E / 45.50528°N 20.60389°E / 45.50528; 20.60389
Country  Serbia
Province  Vojvodina
District Central Banat
Elevation 80 m (260 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Torak 2,850
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 23232
Area code(s) +381(0)23
Car plates ZR

Torak (Serbian Cyrillic: Торак; Romanian: Torac), formerly known as Begejci (Serbian Cyrillic: Бегејци), is a village in Serbia. It is situated in the Žitište municipality, in the Central Banat District, Vojvodina province. The village has a Romanian ethnic majority(62.45%) and its population numbering 2,850 people (2002 census).

Name and Geography[edit]

Historically, the village was made from two parts - one named Mali Torak (Serbian Cyrillic: Мали Торак, Romanian: Toracu Mic, German: Kleintorak, Hungarian: Kis-Tárnok, "little Torak"), and another named Veliki Torak (Serbian Cyrillic: Велики Торак, Romanian: Toracul Mare , German: Großtorak, Hungarian: Nagy-Tárnok, "great Torak").

Historical population[edit]

  • 1961: 5,198
  • 1971: 4,817
  • 1981: 4,289
  • 1991: 3,700

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

http://www.torak.in.rs

References[edit]

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