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Bački Breg (Serbian Cyrillic: Бачки Брег, Hungarian: Béreg) is a village located in the Sombor municipality, in the West Bačka District of Serbia. It is situated in the autonomous province of Vojvodina. The village has a Croat (Šokac) ethnic majority and its population numbering 1,388 people (2002 census).
Bački Breg is in the very northwest of Serbia, on an important highway linking Serbia and Hungary together. The Hungarian town across the border is Hercegszántó.
It was first mentioned in 1319. In 1620, the village was settled by Šokci who originating from Klis near Split. The first church in the village was founded in 1740. In the 18th century, Germans and Hungarians settled here as well.
Ethnic groups (2002 census)
- Croats =738 (53.17%)
- Serbs = 344 (24.78%)
- Yugoslavs = 67 (4.83%)
- Hungarians = 34 (2.45%)
- Others = 24 (2.25%)
- 1961: 2,045
- 1971: 2,006
- 1981: 1,770
- 1991: 1,585
- Slobodan Ćurčić, Broj stanovnika Vojvodine, Novi Sad, 1996.
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