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Orthodox church in Čenej
Orthodox church in Čenej
Čenej is located in Serbia
Coordinates: 45°22′N 19°48′E / 45.367°N 19.800°E / 45.367; 19.800
Country  Serbia
Province  Vojvodina
Municipality Novi Sad
Population (2002)
 • Total 2,115
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Čenej (Serbian Cyrillic: Ченеј) is a village located in the Novi Sad municipality, in the South Bačka District of Serbia. It is situated in the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina. The village has a Serb ethnic majority and a population numbering 2,115 people (2002 census).


In Serbian, the village is known as Ченеј or Čenej, in Croatian as Čenej, and in Hungarian as Csenej.


It is located in the north-eastern part of the Novi Sad municipality. Two small neighbouring settlements known as Pejićevi Salaši and Nemanovci are also officially regarded as parts of Čenej.

History and culture[edit]

In 1237, a settlement named terra Chemey was mentioned at this location. The modern village of Čenej emanated from the grouped farms (salaši) around the local road Bački Jarak - Zmajevo. There is a Serb Orthodox church from 1835 in the village.

Historical population[edit]

  • 1961: 2,078
  • 1971: 1,828
  • 1981: 1,686
  • 1991: 1,577

See also[edit]


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

Coordinates: 45°22′N 19°48′E / 45.367°N 19.800°E / 45.367; 19.800