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Čantavir (Serbian: Čantavir or Чантавир, Hungarian: Csantavér, Croatian: Čantavir) is the largest village with Hungarian ethnic majority in the autonomous province of Vojvodina, Serbia. It is situated in the municipality of Subotica, North Bačka District. The population of the village is 7,178 (2002 census). The main occupation of the villagers is agriculture and stock breeding.
- 1921: 8,969
- 1931: 11,287
- 1948: 9,397
- 1953: 9,262
- 1961: 9,341
- 1971: 9,085
- 1981: 8,596
- 1991: 7,940
School and culture
There is an elementary school in Čantavir. This school have had a very famous children's choir conducted by Éva Gubena music teacher (she got the prize "Sparkle of Culture" in 2001). In 1995, previous members of famous children's choir, (Bodor/ Huszár/ Melinda, Barkóci/ Juhász/ Szilvia, Pósa/ Faragó/ Gabriella, Sándor/ Pósa/ Csilla, Poljaković/ Zabos/ Marianna) started a ladies choir "Primavera" under conductor Éva Gubena. From 1996 "Primavera" became a mixed voice chamber choir "Musica Viva". They have tried to bring live music to the hearts of their audience at concerts, festivals and other events. On their programme there are numerous compositions from all areas of musical history.
- József Törley (1858-1907), Hungarian business magnate, investor, philantropist
- Szilveszter Matuska (1892–?), serial killer
- Heni Dér (born 1986), Hungarian singer
- Slobodan Ćurčić, Broj stanovnika Vojvodine, Novi Sad, 1996.
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