Batschka-Torontal District

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Batschka-Torontal District
Bezirk Batschka-Torontal
Бачко-торонталски округ
Bačko-torontalski okrug
Bács-Torontáli körzet
Districtul Bacica-Torontal
district of the Voivodeship of Serbia and Banat of Temeschwar

 

 

1849–1850
 

 

Location of Batschka-Torontal District
Capital not specified
History
 -  Established 1849
 -  Disestablished 1850
Today part of Serbia, Romania, Hungary, Croatia

Batschka-Torontal District (Serbian: Bačko-torontalski okrug or Бачко-торонталски округ; German: Bezirk Batschka-Torontal; Hungarian: Bács-Torontáli körzet; Romanian: Districtul Bacica-Torontal; Croatian: Bačko-torontalski okrug) was one of two original administrative districts of the Voivodeship of Serbia and Banat of Temeschwar (a crown land within Austrian Empire). It existed from 1849 to 1850.

History[edit]

The crown land Voivodeship of Serbia and Banat of Temeschwar was formed in 1849 and was initially divided into two districts: Batschka-Torontal and Temeschwar-Karasch.

In 1850, crown land was divided into five districts and the territory of Batschka-Torontal District was divided among Neusatz District, Zombor District and Großbetschkerek District.

Geography[edit]

The Batschka-Torontal District included most of Bačka (excluding Šajkaška region), north-western Banat and northern Syrmia. It shared borders with Temeschwar-Karasch District in the east, Austrian Military Frontier in the south, Austrian Kingdom of Slavonia in the west, and Austrian Kingdom of Hungary in the north-west.

Demographics[edit]

According to 1850 census, the population of the district numbered 1,002,013 residents, including:[1]

Cities and towns[edit]

Main cities and towns in the district were:

Most of the mentioned cities and towns are today in Serbia, while town of Frankenstadt (Baja) is today in Hungary.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dr Saša Kicošev - Dr Drago Njegovan, Razvoj etničke i verske strukture Vojvodine, Novi Sad, 2010, page 19.

Further reading[edit]

  • Dr Saša Kicošev - Dr Drago Njegovan, Razvoj etničke i verske strukture Vojvodine, Novi Sad, 2010.
  • Dr Drago Njegovan, Prisajedinjenje Vojvodine Srbiji, Novi Sad, 2004.

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